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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Methodist Hospital of Sacramento
Sacramento, CA USA
Medical School - University of North Texas Health Science Center
Forth Worth, TX USA
Undergraduate - Texas A & M University
College Station, TX USA
- Additional TrainingInstitute of Functional Medicine
- UCLA/Stanford Helms Medical Institute
- Frequency Specific Microcurrent
- Fascial Distortion ModelLanguages SpokenEnglish (native tongue)
- Family Medicine
Functional Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Osteopathic Manipulation, Fascial Distortion Model Frequency Specific Microcurrent
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 10/2/2017, Dr. Kharbat has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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91 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018
Because I've had a chronic health condition, I am familiar with visiting doctors. I have been so impressed with the quality of care at Cleveland Clinic, especially from Dr. Kharbat. She knows my history, she is willing to consider options, she takes the time to educate me, she is honest with me. I value the care I receive in the Functional Medicine Department.
Reviewed on Mar 6, 2018
Dr. Kharbat is excellent and I am very pleased at the level of attentiveness and care that she has provided.
Reviewed on Feb 6, 2018
She said to use My Chart to get any questions answered. It works!
Reviewed on Aug 16, 2017
Dr. Kharbat is exceptional! She listens, she solves the reasons for symptoms, she takes the time to put the pieces together. I see her myself now and I've referred multiple people to her. All of your Cleveland Clinic doctors should shadow with her to learn a different, but more effective approach to conventional medicine.
Reviewed on Jul 31, 2017
I am not going to see her know as after two appt's you get moved on to the assistant which is fine and more convenient for me than going downtown. However, she didn't wish me luck or anything at the end of our visit. Could have been a bit more positive and warm.
Reviewed on Jun 20, 2017
The doctor told me she didn't have enough time to go through my analysis if I kept asking questions. She seemed to mock me when I told her I had a science background and wanted more explanations to some of my symptoms and supplements.
Reviewed on May 23, 2017
Dr Kharbat was absolutely amazing. I have never felt like a Dr understood me as much as she did. She was excellent about asking questions to get information, listened to what I had to say and was very interested / compassionate throughout the visit. I have only been to one appointment with her, but her insight into my illness has given me more hope of recovery than I have had in years. I simply cannot say enough good things about her.
Reviewed on May 9, 2017
Dr. Kharbat does a great job of talking you through the decisions and what follow up will be needed. I always walk out of her office feeling as though I understand everything and had all of my questions answered. If I forgot any I could always send her a My Chart message and she always replies in a timely manner.
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