Dr. Saad Sakkal, MD

Dr. Saad Sakkal, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male | 69 years old

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Mission The mission of the Metabolic Care Center (MCC) is to positively impact health status, experience, outcomes, and affordability by fostering a connected system of personal health care and community health through innovation, integration and informatics. Vision The vision for MCC is to inspire breakthroughs in transforming individual health and health care in our fields of expertise. Values The values for MCC is to accept the premise: That God has created us for the most important job on Earth and we could only fulfill it if we have the best physical wellness, spiritual health and brain energy. We deserve an optimal life with liberty from illness and the pursuit of happiness of the spirit, mind and body. Follow the Golden rule: We only treat our patients how we treat ourselves and our family, or better.Read more

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American Board Certified: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine. Fellowship at George Washington University and the National Institute...Read more

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Dr. Sakkal Says:
    • For the young we deal with: Improving the height of children, with great success. As well as Acne at the time of puberty from hormone imbalance; both very crucial to normal psychology.
    • For the middle age we deal with lifestyle pattern, stress control, nutrition, and eating disorders, sleep, mood, and holistic successful living.
    • For late mid-life
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The doctor is short staffed but cares about his patients and explains what you need to know. He has helped me greatly with my health.
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Dr. Sakkal says...

American Board Certified: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine.

  • Fellowship at George Washington University and the National Institute of Health
  • Performed more than 30 years of clinical research in this field with extensive national meeting presentations.
  • Dr. Sakkal and Professor A. Michael Albisser developed breakthrough technologies for achieving and maintaining Optimal Diabetes ControlTM, including patented software algorithms that target blood glucose control.
  • Emeritus Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, North East Ohio Universities at Rootstown, OH.

Dr. Sakkal's Care Philosophy

Mission

The mission of the Metabolic Care Center (MCC) is to positively impact health status, experience, outcomes, and affordability by fostering a connected system of personal health care and community health through innovation, integration and informatics.

Vision

The vision for MCC is to inspire breakthroughs in transforming individual health and health care in our fields of expertise.

Values

The values for MCC is to accept the premise:

  • That God has created us for the most important job on Earth and we could only fulfill it if we have the best physical wellness, spiritual health and brain energy.
  • We deserve an optimal life with liberty from illness and the pursuit of happiness of the spirit, mind and body.
  • Follow the Golden rule: We only treat our patients how we treat ourselves and our family, or better.

Dr. Sakkal says...

  • We strive to release the inner healing forces in the spirit and train the cognitive power of the brain to heal the ailment of the body.
  • We like our partners to reach their optimum health by using the medications that fits best with the minimum expense since we know most chronic conditions are lifelong commitments.
  • We use our long term experience to reach our patients goal in the least expensive but most effective way.
  • We have a proven track record for offering the best value and we don't imitate trends until proven.
  • We listen to learn everything about you before we prescribe anything to you
  • We use good lifestyle changes always with medications because we believe most of our ailments could be enhanced by a positive change.
  • We like to maintain your wellness, after reaching the healing from illness.We always look to find a family influence since most of what we deal with has a family impact.
  • We have a successful protocol for dealing with nearly every disease we treat.
  • We will try everything to make you succeed; your success is our success.
  • We investigate stress in every situation, since it is behind many illnesses, we treat it always, and we treated it with proven methods.
  • We take every symptom or complaint seriously, nothing is too small for your happiness.

"Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness."— Seneca, Roman philosopher

Dr. Sakkal says...

At the Metabolic Care Center, we will work in partnership to develop a plan forward and work with you throughout the process. We provide you with the knowledge and tools needed to reach your target. Our structured healthy diet and exercise plan along with approved nutritional supplements, tailored medical and coach supervision, will get you results that will exceed your past experiences.

DiabeteSmart is a revolutionary program offered exclusively at the Metabolic Care Center that provides you with precise information and specific, self-guided measures, so that you and Dr. Sakkal can work in true partnership to maintain control of your diabetes.

Optimal Diabetes Control means:

  • Blood glucose levels within target ranges
  • Minimized risk of hypoglycemia
  • Minimized use of medications
  • Lower risks of diabetes-related eye, nerve, heart and kidney damage

Dr. Sakkal says...

    • For the young we deal with: Improving the height of children, with great success. As well as Acne at the time of puberty from hormone imbalance; both very crucial to normal psychology.
    • For the middle age we deal with lifestyle pattern, stress control, nutrition, and eating disorders, sleep, mood, and holistic successful living.
    • For late mid-life and later we deal with techniques to slow aging, enhance rejuvenation of mind , spirit, and body; postponing Alzheimer's; geriatrics syndromes prevention, and musculoskeletal disorders in pursuit of successful aging.
    • On the pursuit of happiness; being satisfied in the age of nothing. 

Dr. Sakkal's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology, Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hirsutism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothalamic Dysfunction
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nutritional Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Damascus / Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Luth Med Ctr
  • Residency Hospital
    Conemaugh Valley Meml Hosp
    Philadelphia General Hospital
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    George Washington University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

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