We are a full-service Internal Medicine practice that specializes in the management and treatment of Adult Medicine.
Dr. Cheekati completed her residency in internal medicine at Atlanta Medical Center in 2007 and is board certified in internal medicine and has been in practice ever since. She was recipient of "outstanding services" award for two years while working at Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital.
Her personal interest in diabetes and its significant impact on the community-led her to complete a post-graduate program in Diabetology with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She also worked as a physician champion in the implementation of a protocol for IV insulin administration and the monitoring of quality improvement measures and outcomes. Due to her passion for keeping up with newer treatment options for various medical conditions, she is also involved in clinical trials involving new medications.
Dr. Cheekati believes that it is important to not only treat a patient’s ailment, but to also consider the patient as a whole person, to be proactive, to assess their health risks and to screen the patient for future health problems. She is of the opinion that patient education and communication should complement quality medical care. She feels that the most fulfilling aspect of her career is when she goes beyond being just a doctor to serve as an educator and a compassionate counselor to her patients: motivating, encouraging and influencing them in all aspects of their lives in order to promote their physical and mental well-being.
Dr. Cheekati enjoys gardening and spending time with her family during her free time. She likes to travel and explore different cultures and customs across the globe.
Dr. Cheekati is accepting new patients and welcomes most major insurance plans. She also performs physicals for Immigration and VA.