Chad Sharkey - CNP

Chad Sharkey - CNP

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My Areas of Practice
Full spectrum of geriatric medicine, maintenance and improvement in basic activities of daily living and functional ability to improve overall quality of life. Special areas of interest include sub-acute rehabilitation, joint replacement and surgical repair, heart failure, polypharmacy in the elderly and dementia management.

General Information

Gender: Male

Accepting New Patients: No


Practices at

St Louis Park
3850 Park Nicollet Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Education & Certifications

Post-Baccalaureate Nursing Certification: University of Minnesota
Registered Nurse
Minneapolis, MN

Master of Science Degree : University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification : American Nurses Credentialing Center
Minneapolis, MN

Bachelor of Science Degree, Exercise Physiology: Central Michigan University
Exercise Physiology; Cardiac Rehabilitation, Stress Test Administration and Personal Training
Mount Pleasant, MI

Research & Publications

Peripheral Arterial Disease interventions comparing pharmacological therapy alone, exercise alone or surgical intervention alone measured as outcomes including pain, walking distance and quality of life; Unversity of Minnesota.

Professional Associations & Awards

American Geriatric Society; Minnesota Nurses Association; University of Minnesota Center on Aging, American Academy of Nurse Credentialing, American College of Sports Medicine.


I decided to work with the elderly population because it provides me with real fulfillment to know I have helped my patients stay as healthy, happy and active as possible in their later years. My primary goal is to help manage my patient’s chronic diseases in order to improve and/or maintain their overall quality of life. When I'm not working,  I love spending time with my wife and two little girls. My hobbies include hunting, fishing, boating, sports, working out and basically anything else outdoors.