Mark Sakr, DO is originally from upstate New York and his undergraduate studies were completed at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in Microbiology. Dr. Sakr received his medical degree from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and his residency training was in family medicine at Duke University Medical Center, where he was chief resident. He completed his Sports Medicine fellowship at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
Dr. Sakr has a passion for community involvement, volunteering to provide medical care for multiple high schools in Durham and Wake county throughout his training. He has also been a part of the sports medicine teams at Duke, UNC and NCCU over the past few years.
He has been involved academically by presenting multiple cases at the American Society for Sports Medicine and American Osteopathic Academy for Sports Medicine Annual Conferences. He also teaches residents and medical students as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
Dr. Sakr’s medical interest include: preventative medicine, nutrition, musculoskeletal ultrasound and PRP procedures.
In his spare time, he plays basketball and enjoys running. He is also fluent in French and Arabic.