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
      4.76 out of 5 | 153 reviews
      Internal Medicine | Pediatrics
      Novant Health Gilead Road Pediatrics & Internal Medicine
      (704) 316-5635
      Ratings
      4.76
      Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
      4.81
      Your confidence in this care provider
      4.86
      Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
      4.82
      Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
      4.78
      Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
      4.78
      Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
      4.83
      Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
      4.78
      Amount of time the care provider spent with you
      4.79
      Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
      4.78
      Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
      The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

      Novant Health Medical Group has earned the Press Ganey Seal of Integrity for having met scientifically rigorous standards for collecting and publicly reporting patient experience data. The Seal of Integrity affirms the validity of the organization's program and ensures that provider's performance ratings are objectively and accurately represented.


      Comments
      Patient Comments 15 reviews
      May 24, 2019
      Dr. Lessaris has a lot of knowledge and wisdom. Very thorough and doesn't rush you.
      -Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, NC

      May 15, 2019
      Dr Lessaris is always caring and professional
      -Patient in DAVIDSON, NC

      May 07, 2019
      he is always very good
      -Patient in STANLEY, NC

      April 23, 2019
      he's very nice and thorough
      -Patient in MOORESVILLE, NC

      April 17, 2019
      Dr. Lessaris and staff are ALWAYS great! Always professional, friendly and caring.
      -Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC



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


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      Education
      Medical School:
      Southern Illinois University
      (1991)

      Residency:
      Southern Illinois Univ. School of Medicine 1995

      Board Certifications:
      Pediatrics


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      Gender: Male