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Dr. R. Thomas Bowden
Dr. Bowden grew up in Beckley, WV, and graduated from the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV in 1997. He completed his residency through West Virginia University at Charleston Area Medical Center. He is Board Certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Bowden opened Charleston Internal Medicine, Inc. (CIM) in July, 2001 and has been a leader in Internal Medicine care in the Kanawha Valley since that time.
Dr. Amal F. Sakkal Dr. Amal F. Sakkal
Dr. Amal F. Sakkal is affiliated with Charleston Internal Medicine, Inc. through an association with Marshall Health. Dr. Sakkal received her medical degree from the University of Aleppo, School of Medicine in Aleppo, Syria. She completed her residency at Marshall University in 1997 and is board certified through The American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Sakkal has been practicing for over 20 years and has held numerous medical positions including the position of hospitalist at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington from 2012 -2014 and the same position with Select Speciality Hospital in Charleston from 2015 – 2018. Immediately prior to joining CIM, Dr. Sakkal worked at Kanawha Medical Clinic in Charleston. Her experiences in both the outpatient and inpatient setting qualifies her to effectively assist and treat patients with a wide range of needs including both acute and chronic conditions. Dr. Sakkal and her family have been members of the Charleston community for over 20 years and enjoys traveling and visiting historical sites.
Victoria Dobbins, DNP, FNP-BC
Victoria (Vicki) Dobbins, Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, joined our group in October 2016. Prior to coming to CIM, Vicki had been providing primary care services to a rural community health clinic since 1998. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Masters of Science in Nursing, and her Doctorate of Science in Nursing, all from West Virginia University. In addition to her duties with CIM, she is also on the Adjunct Faculty at Georgetown University as a clinical advisor for Family Nurse Practitioner students. Vicki enjoys managing patients with complex chronic illnesses, as well as working with patients on health promotion and disease prevention across the lifespan.
Tracie Boner Tracie F. Boner, MSN, FNP-C
Tracie F. Boner, Family Nurse Practitioner, joined CIM in 2011 as a part-time provider before coming onboard full time in January 2017. She received both her undergraduate and master's degrees from West Virginia University. Upon graduating, Tracie worked in both the hospital and rural health care settings, working with patients to improve their health outcomes. Her effective communication skills have given her the opportunity to establish a loyal patient base that has followed her throughout her nurse practitioner career.
Jade Smith Jade Smith, FNP-BC
Jade Smith, Family Nurse Practitioner joined CIM in March of 2017. She is from Putnam County, where she graduated from Winfield High School. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from WV Wesleyan College in 2014 and then continued her schooling at Georgetown University where she received her Master's in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner degree in December 2016. Jade is a very upbeat individual and has a 'hands on' approach when working with patient to improve their health outcomes.

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