About Me

About Me

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John Zelem, MD is Principal Owner and CEO of Streamline Solutions Consulting, Inc. providing technology-enabled, expert physician advisor services.

He is also focused on managing Medicare and Medicaid regulatory compliance, minimizing inappropriate medical necessity denials and achieving appropriate lengths of stay in acute care hospitals and health systems. 

A Board-certified general surgeon with more than 26 years of clinical experience, Dr. Zelem managed quality assessment and improvement as Executive Medical Director in the past. In addition, Dr. Zelem practiced general surgery for 25+ years and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has served on numerous governing boards and committees and is a renowned industry author.