Our Physician Team
      Our Physician Team

      Our Physician Team

      Our physicians, Dr. Thomas Lessaris, Dr. Kristin Whitely, Dr. Folake Falaki, and our Nurse Practitioner, Josette Giuffrida, specialize in both pediatrics and internal medicine, enabling us to care for everyone from newborns to seniors. Our providers and support staff work together to provide the best care possible for your family.

      Lessaris, Thomas Peter, MD

      Affiliated with Novant Health
      4.77 out of 5 | 145 reviews
      Internal Medicine | Pediatrics
      Novant Health Gilead Road Pediatrics & Internal Medicine
      (704) 316-5635
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      Patient Comments 12 reviews
      March 19, 2019
      Does not explain and does not listen to me and address my concerns
      -Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, NC

      February 28, 2019
      He is the best Doctor I have ever had
      -Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, NC

      February 16, 2019
      I would follow this provider anywhere.
      -Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, NC

      February 07, 2019
      I have the utmost confidence in Dr Lessaris as my medical provider, and highly recommend him to others who may be looking for a healthcare provider.
      -Patient in DENVER, NC

      December 21, 2018
      Dr. Lessaris is a great doctor. he's brilliant, vibrant, charming and a good listener. my kids and husband love him.
      -Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, NC

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      Practice locations
      Novant Health Gilead Road Pediatrics & Internal Medicine
      (704) 316-5635

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      Medical School:
      Southern Illinois University

      Southern Illinois Univ. School of Medicine 1995

      Board Certifications:

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      Gender: Male