Dr. Jolson Tharakan, MD

Dr. Jolson Tharakan, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Jolson Tharakan, MD is a family medicine specialist in Chesapeake, VA. He graduated from St. George's University and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

648 Grassfield Pkwy Ste 1

Chesapeake, VA 23322

Contact Information

(757) 738-1325

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Tharakan's Experience

Dr. Tharakan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Tharakan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tharakan "Jolson Tharakan, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician. He received his bachelor of science from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, and completed his medical degree at St. George's University in St. George, Grenada. He went on to perform his residency at Mount Carmel St. Ann's Department of Family Medicine in Westerville, Ohio. Dr. Tharakan has a special interest in diabetes care. Before joining Bon Secours, Dr. Tharakan practiced family medicine in an outpatient office in a suburb of Portland, Oregon. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and enjoys whitewater rafting and collecting jazz and R&B vinyl records in his free time."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

185  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Breast Exam
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Stitches
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Portland State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • St. George's University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St. Ann's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tharakan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Jolson Tharakan, MD
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Wonderfully patient doctor. Explains everything so it's understood. Awesome staff.
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His demeanor is calm, positive, attentive, and personal. He is down to earth and thorough. I?ve already recommended Dr. Tharakan to several friends.
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