At CIH his main focus was osteopathic manipulation therapy (OMT), which is the manual aspect of osteopathic medicine. OMT, in addition to a holistic philosophy, distinguishes osteopathic physicians from traditional physicians with an M.D. degree. In 2008 he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to pursue an academic opportunity at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he was involved in teaching at the pre-clinical and clinical levels. He also became medical director of Touro University Medical Center where he oversaw the clinical and academic aspects of the medical center. In 2011 he moved back to Charlotte with the vision to reestablish an integrative medical center and bring osteopathic manipulation therapy back into the area.
Dr. Mokari has additional training in medical acupuncture and hypnotherapy. He also has extensive experience in prolotherapy and trigger point injections. He combines all the various training and healing modalities in the care of his patients. Dr. Mokari treats patient with a variety of acute and chronic conditions ranging from sports injuries, chronic pain conditions, headache, jaw pain (TMJ disorders) and movement disorders to integrative approaches to diabetes, hypertension, menstrual disorders, anxiety and depression.
Dr. Mokari’s passion has always been in non-traditional models of healthcare. He relies on his experiences in traditional and integrative medicine, academia as well as corporate finance to serve as a consultant with executives, businesses of various sizes and corporations.
Dr. Mokari is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a fellow with the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. Dr. Mokari likes to cook, travel and enjoy the outdoors.
Babak Mokari, DO is an osteopathic physician specializing in family medicine. He received his doctorate in osteopathic medicine from The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000. His specialty training included an internship at Henry Ford Health System and residency at Carolinas Healthcare System (CHS). Between his internship and residency training he spent a year as a healthcare corporate finance analyst with First Union Securities (now Wells Fargo). Upon completion of his residency training in 2004 he joined Carolinas Physician Network (a subsidiary of CHS) as a practitioner at its urgent care centers and Carolinas Integrative Health (CIH).
Our Health Care Services Include: Integrative Consultations, Osteopathic Medicine, Hypnotherapy, Prolotherapy, Acupuncture and Integrative Pharmacy.
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