Dr. Garbarino is a pediatrician, member of the military, heart disease survivor and advocate for the American Heart Association.
Dr. Charles Garbarino is a pediatrician, known to his patients as “Dr. Charlie.” He has authored two books, "Pediatrician Soldier" and "One Heart-Embrace Life." Colonel Garbarino continues to serve his country as a member of the military and has deployed for three combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom / New Dawn. He became a volunteer and advocate for the American Heart Association after having open heart surgery. Dr. Garbarino serves on the Government Relations Advisory Committee and is committed to addressing childhood obesity in New Jersey and throughout the nation. In September 2017, he went to Washington, DC to advocate in support of funding heart disease and stroke research.