Dr. Garabédian graduated with honors from the Faculty of Medicine at the Damascus University in Syria. He then trained as a surgical resident at Damascus University. He came to the United States and completed a rotating internship in medical, pediatric and surgical departments at the Mercy Catholic Medical Center in Darby followed by a residency at Sacred Heart Hospital in Norristown, both in Pennsylvania. He has been practicing family medicine in the Norristown area since 1980 and was active on the medical staff of the two local hospitals. He held the positions of Medical House Officer, attending at the Emergency Department and Medical Director of the Ambulatory Care Clinics at the Montgomery Hospital and Medical Center. He also served as the Associate Medical Director of the Montgomery County Geriatric and Rehabilitation Center in Royersford, PA managing the Alzheimer care floors. He was a mentor and preceptor of medical students and residents, and lectured at local colleges and community centers.
Dr Garabédian has developed a special interest in the research and management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. He joined the Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers as an attending at the Philadelphia Center then served as the National Assistant Medical Director for the company overseeing all fourteen centers. His responsibilities included lecturing and training all staff members including all physicians. He also developed extensive experience in thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalances and Lyme disease. He has been frequently quoted in medical and media health publications, and had multiple television and radio appearances.
Dr Garabédian is Board certified in Family Practice and Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, American Association of Physician Specialists and the American Holistic Medical Association.
I must say that my girlfriend and I were most impressed. That's saying a lot as I've visited about 10+ different doctors in recent months, some of which resulted in very unfortunate outcomes. However, I am very excited to see Dr. Garabedian again and look forward to his thoughts, findings, and recommendations/protocol. We are very excited to have found Dr. Garabedian and the Holtorf Medical Group as Dr. Garabedian answered/confirmed some questions that I have had for some time and provided some amazing input otherwise that helped reassure me of other health-related suspicions and more.
If something more should come to mind I will certainly be in touch. In short, however, the pleasantness of the staff -- which includes you of course : ) -- along with Dr. Garabedian, speaks volumes and means so much to us/patients that I can't even express how to thank all of you adequately.