Returning physician Joseph M. Sharkey M.D. was first a member of Columbine Family Practice in 2007. After taking several years to pursue medical writing and an academic teaching position he has returned to assist Columbine Family Practice in caring for our beloved patients. Dr. Sharkey has an extensive medical career, including working as the ringside M.D. for the Colorado Golden Gloves, acting as a Medical Director for the Salvation Army & Rescue Mission Clinic, and several years in the U.S. Navy as a Medical Officer and Director of Drug and Alchohol Rehabilitation.
Dr. Sharkey has extensive experience in the field of Rehabilitative and Addictive Medicine. He also has studied integrative medicine, including nutrition planning and mindful meditation practices.