HARRISBURG, Pa. (October 3, 2013
) -- PinnacleHealth Endocrinology Associates
welcomes Diabetologist Chalak Muhammad, MD, MPH, CDE, and Endocrinologist Soni Srivastav, MD, to its medical group.
As a diabetologist, Dr. Chalak Muhammad
treats adults and children age 8 and older with diabetes. He joins PinnacleHealth from the Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Largo Medical Center, Maryland. He completed a fellowship in Diabetes at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, North Carolina and obtained his medical degree in Iraq. Throughout his career, he has served as a general practice physician, emergency room physician, deputy health coordinator and is a certified diabetes educator.
Dr. Soni Srivastav
is fellowship trained in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed her medical training at Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine in Nepal and her residency at Crozer Chester Medical Center near Philadelphia. Dr. Srivastav is board certified in Internal Medicine and was a physician with the Himalayan Rescue Association. She is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and has an interest in patients with pituitary problems. Dr. Srivastav will also see transgender patients.
PinnacleHealth Endocrinology Associates provides comprehensive care for all endocrinology disorders, especially complex patients with diabetes. With locations on both the east and west shores, physicians offer specialty services, including insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring,
thyroid disorders including thyroid biopsies, thyroid cancers, comprehensive care for osteoporosis with specialized nurse care, and all the other endocrine disorders including polycystic ovary syndrome, adrenal and pituitary diseases.
About PinnacleHealth System
For more information or to schedule an appointment at the Fredricksen Outpatient Center, Mechanicsburg location, please call 717-791-2540
. To schedule an appointment for diabetes management only at the 810 Sir Thomas Court, Harrisburg, location, please call (717) 614-4420
PinnacleHealth is a pioneer not-for-profit healthcare system dedicated to providing and improving the health and quality of life for the people of Central Pennsylvania since 1873. A proven leader in medical innovation, PinnacleHealth offers a wide range of services from primary care to the most complex surgeries and Magnet recognition for nursing excellence. The healthcare network includes four campuses (Community, West Shore, Harrisburg and Polyclinic). The West Shore Hospital will open in Hampden Township in 2014. The five-story hospital will include 108 beds with an emergency department, medical/surgical care, cardiology, orthopedics, chronic disease management, and private patient rooms. Medical services, including family practice, imaging, outpatient surgery and oncology are offered at multiple locations throughout the region. For a complete list of services, visit our website at www.pinnaclehealth.org