Charmaine Emelife, MD
Dr. Charmaine Emelife is a member of SouthEast Kidney Associates with practices in Atlanta and Marietta, Georgia and has over twenty years of experience in Nephrology. She graduated from University of Nigeria College of Medicine, Enugu and received her Medical Degree from Faculty of Medicine, Univ of Nigeria School of Medicine. Dr. Emelife completed her Internship at John H Stroger, Cook County Hospital, Chicago and Fellowship from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood. She earned her Post Master’s in Health Administration (MHA) from Milken’s Institute of Public Health, George Washington University, Washington DC.
Dr. Emelife is a board-certified nephrologist. She serves as a clinical nephrologist in the inpatient/critical care units at the Wellstar Health System Hospitals, Select LTacHs and Emory University Midtown Hospital. Her guiding principle rests on providing honest, compassionate and transparent care to her patients working closely with them to provide a sustaining renal care plan that provides the best quality of life. She is the Chairman of AMC WCP and a board member of the Wellstar Clinical Partners/Accountable Care Organization. She is also an adjunct assistant clinical professor in the Department of Family Practice, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta where she focuses on the education of future physicians. As a past president of Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) 2018 – 2020, she is focused on extending care to the underserved patients and the state of the education for the younger generation of would-be world physicians.
When she is not working, she loves spending time with her husband and children, gardening –beautiful indoor and outdoor plants, enjoys creative cooking and fully relaxes while watching movies. She loves to travel to explore and enjoy other cultures. She believes deeply in the concept of quality, patient healthcare empowerment as well as integration of care and she strives to get her patients to that platform for their own benefit.
University of Nigeria College of Medicine, Enugu
Faculty Of Medicine, Univ of Nigeria School of Medicine
John H Stroger,Cook County Hospital, Chicago
Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood
Masters, Health Administration (MHA), Milken’s Institute of Public Health, George Washington University, Washington DC