Valerie Sakach, MD, FAAP

 
Clinical Providers
Title: Director of Pediatrics / Medical Director of ADHD
Phone: (704) 920-1206


Valerie SakachCareer Background
Dr. Sakach has been in pediatric practice since 1983, first practicing in Washington, Pennsylvania where she established a private practice that has continued to thrive after her seven years of service there. While in Pennsylvania, Dr. Sakach was on the Washington Hospital Family Medicine faculty, medical advisor for a three county Head Start Program, and developed a Safe Sitters program. Dr. Sakach started the Cabarrus Health Alliance ADHD program in 2000, and became the director of pediatrics in July, 2008. She is on staff at CMC-Northeast.

Education
Dr. Sakach graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. with honors in biology from Washington and Jefferson College, PA. She attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed a three year pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. She became American Board of Pediatrics in 1984.

Professional, Business, and Civic Activities
Dr. Sakach is past chair of Smart Start Cabarrus County Partnership for Children, and was on the board for over 10 years. She has also served on the Healthy Cabarrus Board and its dental task force. Dr. Sakach had practiced her love of the arts by being on the board of Cabarrus Playmakers and involved in Old Courthouse Theatre. She also is a member of First Presbyterian Church's sanctuary choir. 

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