Naveed Saleh, MD, MS

Freelance medical writer and editor

Expertise

Medical writing

Education

Cornell University, Wayne State School of Medicine, Texas A&M University

Highlights

I’m ecstatic to cover the newest in evidence-based and peer-reviewed research. I examine a wide range of pathology and compare new treatments with the current treatments and guidelines. I also focus on drug treatments that are topical or "in the news." As with all my medical writing, I center on the reader, and what the research means for you and your health. Of note, most news sources continuously rehash the same information; however, I try to cover very important findings in detail that is oftentimes overlooked by the mass media.

— Naveed Saleh, MD, MS

Experience

Naveed Saleh, MD, MS, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering new treatments and health news. He is a freelance medical writer and editor who has written for a variety of national publications and content-marketing teams and is an expert blogger with Psychology Today. He's also written and edited for many prominent physicians and researchers and is a consultant, instructor, and course developer with F+W Media/Writer's Digest. Dr. Saleh was a contributing writer at The New Physician magazine, where he performed a professional internship and won a 2010 Apex Award for Health & Medical Writing.

Dr. Saleh's first book with a major publisher, "The Complete Guide to Article Writing: How to Write Successful Articles for Online and Print Markets" (Writer's Digest Books/F+W Media), was released in January 2014 and became an Amazon bestseller in late 2014. Dr. Saleh is the founder and head writing coach at the San Diego Writers Institute, where he helps professionals learn how to write better.

Education

Dr. Saleh has a bachelor's degree in biology from Cornell University, a medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, and a master's degree in science and technology journalism (with an informal concentration in psychology) from Texas A&M University in College Station.

Verywell Mind Editorial Process

Verywell Mind is an award-winning, trusted, and compassionate online resource that provides the guidance you need to improve your mental health and find balance. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 150 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who are all focused on making sure our information is clear, accurate, and actually useful so you can make confident choices about your mental health.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including board-certified physicians, therapists, health journalists, and other mental health experts. These individuals are specifically selected for both their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

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