Christopher Kargel, DO

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Christopher Kargel, DO

Personal Biography:

Dr. Kargel is a resident physician of Samaritan Family Medicine Resident Clinic.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego, and a master’s degree from Touro University College of Health Sciences. He earned a medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the Wilderness Medicine Society. Dr. Kargel served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserve from 1997 to 2005.

Away from the office, he has a passion for travel and outdoor activities that include hiking, backpacking, and kayaking. Dr. Kargel is fluent in Spanish.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree: University of California, San Diego
Medical degree: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine



  • Family Medicine
    Family medicine providers provide comprehensive health care for all members of the family. They may be physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistants. They serve as a primary care provider for their patients.
  • Resident Physician
    Resident physicians have earned medical degrees and practice medicine under the supervision of fully licensed physicians, usually in a hospital or clinic. Medical residency programs provide in-depth training within family practice, internal medicine, psychiatry, orthopedic surgery, general surgery or other specialties and builds on the medical knowledge and clinical skills learned in medical school, enabling the physician to get more hands-on experience.