June 15, 2018, Rifle, Colo.: It is with great pleasure that Grand River Health in Rifle announces the addition of Dr. Al Saliman to Grand River’s expanding Primary Care team.
Dr. Saliman has built a strong, local reputation for his compassion, experience, and dedication to his patients. He received his medical degree in 1983 from the University of Colorado, School of Medicine in Boulder. He later completed his internship and residency at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s in Denver. Dr. Saliman began his practice with Glenwood Medical Associates in 1986, where he practiced Internal Medicine. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Saliman has served as Chief Medical Officer in both Glenwood Springs and Montrose and currently serves as the Medical Director for the Community Care Alliance.
“Dr. Saliman brings another dimension in the scope and growth of our Primary Care team. We are elated that he has decided to make Grand River Health his new home” says Dr. Kevin Coleman, Grand River Health’s Chief Medical Director.
When asked what he loves most about practicing medicine in this area he responds, “My favorite part of practicing medicine is centered around getting to know my patients. And to give my patients what they truly want…time.”

“We are very excited about Dr. Saliman’s decision to practice at Grand River Health. His experience and knowledge in the field of Internal Medicine is a monumental benefit for both our current and future patients, and will provide even more access for superior health care for our patients.” says Lois Kame, Grand River’s Administrative Director of Clinic Services.

When asked why he has chosen to practice at Grand River Health in Rifle Dr. Saliman says ” What I respect about Grand River Health is it’s real commitment to community and service, and its collaborative approach to continuous improvement. Grand River is a very innovative and forward thinking organization. It’s comfortable here, the staff is top notch and I look forward to serving the community.”

Dr. Saliman will begin seeing patients at Grand River Health on Monday, June 25, to make an appointment, please call 625-1100.

Grand River Health serving Western Garfield County, Colorado for over 55 years Colorado .Our mission to improve the health and well- being of local communities, Grand River operates Grand River Hospital and Medical Center and E. Dene Moore Care Center in Rifle, Grand River Clinic West in Battlement Mesa and Grand River Student Health Centers in Parachute. Grand River’s focus is on offering meaningful clinical, community outreach, and exceptional, local health care and is proud to be building care for our future with plans to build a new care center and Hospital Expansion, breaking ground in Spring of 2019. For more information, please visit www.grandriverhealth.org.