Why Choose Global Care Medical Group
Who We Are
Serving the Greater Boston area, Global Care Medical Group, P.C. and our staff of Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Physicians have been in practice for over 20 years. We provide care not only at our facility but also in the local area hospitals and nursing homes.
Founded in 2001 by Elias Nabbout M.D., GCMG has specialized in primary care for the past two decades. The clinic’s affiliation with Lowell General Hospital provides optimal care for people experiencing inpatient or outpatient visits.
Global Care Medical Group’s focus is to provide quality care for local communities in order to promote and shine awareness on the importance of staying healthy. Using fundamental and unique clinical techniques, GCMG’s providers are always focused on treating the patient as a person rather than just a number.
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We are using telemedicine to provide clinical health care to our patients who do not feel well so they do not have to leave their homes to consult with one of our providers. If you are sick, please call our office and our providers will consult with you. We want to reassure you that we are strict about keeping our office clean and we are screening patients for illnesses that come to our office. If you are healthy, please know that you can come in for your scheduled appointment or urgent care needs.
I have known Dr. Nabbout for several years and have found him to be very caring and efficient in all that he does. He is sensitive to his patients and always works toward keeping them healthy. I consider Dr. Nabbout a friend, as well as my doctor because talking with him about my medical needs feels like I’m talking with a friend.
I have been a patient of Dr. Nabbout for about 10 years. I find him to be as thorough and accommodating today as he was when just starting to build up his new practice.
I have found that great medical care is not just about the physician you see, but also the staff you deal with. Global Care Medical Group Team, from the ladies at the front desk to the nurses, to the admin staff, are always courteous, pleasant & professional.
I have been seeing Dr. Nabbout as my PCP for about two years; I find him to be upfront and very knowledgeable concerning my physical health. He is very easy to talk with about any issue, and he seems never to be in a rush, spending as much time as needed talking with me as a patient.
Elias Nabbout, M.D.
Dr. Elias Nabbout is the founder of Global Care Medical Group, P.C. He earned his medical degree from Saint Joseph University School of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon. After completing his residency at Cambridge Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine, he joined a local primary care practice in Lowell, MA, with Saints Medical Center. In 2002, he started his own private practice, Global Care Medical Group, P.C. Originally from Lebanon, he was fluent in English, French, and Arabic. Dr. Nabbout had enormous experience in providing a full spectrum of adult healthcare including vast knowledge in the areas of diabetes, diseases of the heart, lungs, and gastrointestinal systems. He also served as a physician for the City of Lowell, Board of Saints Medical Center, and Director for Lowell Health Care Center. In a world where “managed care” has become more prevalent, Dr. Nabbout believed in the time-honored tradition of seeing his own patients when they were in the hospital or nursing home; he believed that is when they needed their own physician the most.
Karine Nabbout, M. Ed.
Karine Nabbout is the CEO of Global Care Medical Group, P.C.
She served as a psychotherapist at Arbour Counseling, Lowell, MA and at Lahey Health Behavioral Services, Tewksbury, MA. Her education and professional background in both the mind and the body give her a unique and effective approach to counseling. Therefore, she counseled patients and groups with mental illness/ opioid overdose prevention and assisted in the development of goals and treatment plans.
As a humanistic, person-centered therapist, Mrs. Nabbout is a Professional member of the American Counseling Association and an active Board Member of the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center for Empowering, Engaging, & Ending Domestic Violence.
Outside of private practice, Karine is a UNICEF dynamic member who volunteers in treating children, adolescents, and adults with diverse backgrounds and ranges of concerns.
She succeeded in having her Patent Award in July 2018, registered at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Washington DC: Patent No. USD822343S1. Mrs. Nabbout innovates in creating an Open Front Hospital Gown that makes patients feel more comfortable.
Karine continues to educate herself by attending national and local conferences and keeping up with current therapy research. She holds several professional certifications in integrative, cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness therapy.
Dr Aaron Thomas
Dr. Thomas is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and earned his medical degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Reading Pennsylvania and has practiced on the North Shore of Boston since finishing his residency. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Thomas is a Boston Red Sox fan and enjoys spending time with his wife and visiting his adult children.
Dr Maria Lim
Dr. Lim earned her medical degree from the University of the Philippines – Manila. She then completed her Family Medicine Residency in University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
She has special interest in diabetes, obesity, preventive medicine, and refugee health.
She is certified at American Board of Family Medicine and American Board of Obesity Medicine. She also completed a certificate program for Nutrition and Healthy Living.
She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She likes baking, reading, and traveling.
Jason Marchi is a graduate of Regis College and MCPHS University and is board certified by the ANCC. He has been in healthcare since 2007. Jason‘s practice experience includes family medicine, home health, substance abuse, urgent care, as well as adult, pediatric, and geriatric medicine. Jason has taught NP students in the clinical setting since 2016 and is a professor of pharmacotherapeutics with Endicott College’s NP program.
Jason deeply enjoys developing therapeutic relationships with his patients and collaborating with his fellow medical/healthcare colleagues. His interests include art/music, jiu jitsu, and rock climbing.
Angela I. Kulesza
Angela Kulesza completed her nursing education at Regis College with a BSN in 2004, MSN in 2005 and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice in 2009. Additionally, she holds a BA in Biology from Merrimack College. She is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in Family Practice, is a Certified Nurse Educator and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. She is an Associate Professor at Regis College, Young School of Nursing and the current FNP Lead Faculty for the Weston Campus. Additionally, she was recognized as a 2021 NP Hero by the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners for National NP Week and was the 2019 Nurse Practitioner of the Year award recipient from this organization as well.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading fiction novels, organizing and participating in community service projects and spending time with her husband and their three children.
Mark is a recent graduate from the inaugural cohort of the Physician Assistant program at St. Bonaventure university. He is a U.S. Army veteran that was born and raised in Lowell, MA. His passion has always been making a positive difference in the lives of others. He has come full circle and is eager to make an impact on healthcare in his hometown.
He received his B.S. in Biology at UMass Lowell, A.S. in Medical Lab Science at George Washington University, and M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies at St. Bonaventure University. During clinicals he completed electives in pain management and orthopedic surgery in addition to eight core rotations. He has a diverse background encompassing healthcare, research, and clinical settings. Prior roles include medical lab technologist, military medical research associate, and clinical research coordinator. His contribution to research has resulted in multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Mark is returning to Lowell after a decade away, where he resides with his family. His hobbies include food, hiking, rock climbing, and travel.
Rose Janas achieved her Bachelor of Science in 1981 and her Master of Science in 1984 from the University of Lowell, MA. Rose practiced with her father, John Janas, M.D., in his family practice from 1984-1998. She has been working with Dr. Nabbout since 1998.
Certified by ANCC, American Nurses Credentialing Center, as a Family Practitioner, she was also inducted into Sigma Theta Tau-National Honor Society of nursing in 1984.
Rose resides with her family in Hampton, NH, and enjoys swimming, walking, and spending time with her family.
Shavon Bettencourt has been a nurse since 2010. Working within the Lowell Community her entire career, spending 8 years working at Lowell General Hospital as a registered nurse. She completed her undergrad studies as well as graduated from Rivier University with her MSN in 2022. She is an ANCC board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and also holds board certification in congestive heart failure nursing. Her background in nursing includes internal medicine, medical-surgical, adult gerontological, intermediate care and a special interest in cardiac medicine.
She enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 children and their golden doodle.
Rachelle has been working with Global Care Medical Group for over 4 years as Assistant Manager and Arabic Medical Interpreter. She has a Bachelor Degree of Science from Lebanese University and USJ, also an Associate Degree in Healthcare Management from NECC. She speaks English, Arabic, and French. She is happy to be part of the Global Care Medical Group team and enjoys reading and traveling.
Caroline went to college at Johnson & Wales University and studied Sports/Entertainment/Event Management. After college, she switched careers and joined the medical field working as an administrator. Over the last 9 years, she has worked in all administrative and clerical aspects of a medical office. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her dog, growing her own food, and enjoying the outdoors.
Jenny has been with Global Care for over 5 years. She has 12 years of experience in the medical profession as a phlebotomist and lab technician. Jenny loves taking care of patients, helping them with any questions they have, advocating for them and assisting them with anything they may need. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking long walks on the beach with her dog Lucy and her husband Peter.
Lauren is a phlebotomist and a med lab tech and has been in the medical field for over 10 years. She takes great pride in her patient care.
Febe has been in the medical field for over 32 years. Her various positions over her many years in the medical industry have included Medical Assistant, Office Administrator, Billing and Office Manager. These rolls along with her vast knowledge of HIPAA Compliance made her the perfect candidate to assist our patients.
Walters is a medical assistant with over 6 years of experience. Was once invited to join and speak at the governmental leadership breakfast in the city of Lawrence due to fantastic work in health centers. Enjoys dealing with patients and making them feel comfortable. “Treat each patient, as if they were your family member.”
Zach enjoys the outdoors, time spent with friends and family, and also enjoys traveling. Zach is a people person and is committed to a variety of patents he assists and is in the process of continuing his education for his Nursing degree.
Diana is a medical assistant with 11 years of experience. "Proud to be a medical assistant making a difference, not just a living."
Amy is a medical assistant with over 20 years of experience. She completed the Medical Assistant Program at Shawsheen Valley Tech in Billerica, MA. Amy is currently working in the Tewksbury location and has been there for around 13 years, because of this she has formed great relationships with numerous long time patients and co-workers.
Sylvia is a medical assistant with over two years of experience. "I truly enjoy the medical field and working with patients to provide them with care."
Alissa is a medical assistant, and receptionist with over 20 years of experience. She graduated from Newbury College and has four wonderful kids.
Marcos is a medical assistant who got certified at Boston Career Institute, he is passionate about serving patients and creating a comfortable experience for them. “Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies.”
Jane is a medical assistant. She has two boys that she loves spending time with. Jane loves to travel and go hiking.
Rose is a warm and friendly medical receptionist with four years of experience in the healthcare industry. She prides herself on creating a welcoming and comfortable environment for patients, ensuring their needs are met with a smile. She is passionate about providing excellent customer service, and believes that every interaction counts in creating a positive healthcare experience. She looks forward to assisting you with a friendly and caring approach!
Kim has been in the medical office field for over ten years and loves helping patients in need. In her free time she enjoys spending weekends with her two granddaughters. Kim looks forward to meeting new patients at Global Care Medical Group!
Fran has been in the medical field for four years, she enjoys helping people and getting them the attention that they need. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her sons and going out doors.