Charles is a friendly provider who aims to build trusting relationships with patients through careful listening and collaborative decision-making. He is passionate about family medicine, and enjoys connecting with patients on a personal level to understand their individual needs, and support them in all aspects of their health. He spends his free time with his wife and family, and enjoys playing and collecting guitars. Charles has been a vegetarian for over 40 years, and before moving into health care, he had a career as a professional chef. Charles graduated from the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.