Olga Karachenets, MD
- Family medicine
- Pulmonary disease, chronic obstructive
- Women's Health
- Virtual visits
I am a board-certified physician, specializing in family medicine. My professional interests include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pediatrics and women's health. I offer face-to-face virtual visits for a variety of health services and conditions.
Hometown: Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Best part of my work: To help patients get better and healthier, using my knowledge and experience.
Why I became a physician: When I was 12, doctors saved my life. I then knew that I wanted to be a doctor. Now I help save lives.
What I tell my friends and family: It is better to prevent disease than to treat it afterwards.
How I spend my free time: Time with family, traveling and discovering new things.
What patients say about me: My patients say that I am a good doctor and do everything possible to make them feel better.
Favorite health tip: Follow the rule 5:2:1:0: Eat 5 or more servings of fresh fruits & vegetables a day, no more than 2 hours of total screen time per day, 1 hour of exercise daily and no wasted calories on sugary drinks.
Practice philosophy: I am a patient advocate.
Additional info: Recognized with the Outstanding Resident Award from the University of Arkansas for Medical Science, 2012-2013.
- Family medicine
- Family activities
- Volunteer work
- Bukovinian State Medical University
- American Academy of Family Physicians
- American Medical Association
- Minnesota Family Medicine Association
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Years of experience
Additional languages spoken
- Mercy Hospital
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- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we accept
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)