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About Dr. Charkawi

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Dr. Zack Charkawi

Dr. Zack Charkawi’s professional goal is to treat the whole patient, thereby balancing and improving physical and mental health. Because of the interaction and influence physical and mental health has on each other, Dr. Charkawi takes an in-depth look into all aspects of his patients’ needs and provides an open dialogue to their care. Listening and availability are his primary tools in treatment.

Dr. Charkawi is a graduate of Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia earning a B.S. in Chemistry. He graduated with honors from the Ross University School of Medicine and pursued additional training at Wheeling Hospital, ranked nationally among the top 10 quality health care facilities.

Dr. Charkawi practiced family medicine in Bellevue, Kentucky for six years often working with poverty-stricken families in the Kentucky Highlands area. He joined the Department of Family Medicine at Louisville University as Assistant Professor working closely with medical students. Dr. Charkawi is a sought after teacher and mentor in medicine.

He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Diabetic Association and the American Medical Association. He currently works part time with Gwinnett Emergency Specialists as an ER physician. Due to his specialized work with diabetes, he is named in Who’s Who for his work with diabetes treatment, education and research. He also has extensive expertise with adult attention deficit disorder (AADD).

“My philosophy is to treat patients with dignity and respect in an unhurried atmosphere. Through open dialogue, treatment can be provided that will improve overall well being. My patients are my priority.”