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
      4.80 out of 5 | 132 reviews
      Internal Medicine | Pediatrics
      Novant Health Gilead Road Pediatrics & Internal Medicine
      (704) 316-5635
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      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.

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      Patient Comments 15 reviews
      September 20, 2019
      The doctor is thorough and caring.
      -Patient in CORNELIUS, NC

      September 04, 2019
      He is the best Doctor I have ever had.
      -Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, NC

      August 27, 2019
      Dr. Lessaris is a wonderful doctor. Our visits are never rushed and he always takes time to connect with my boys and explain what's going on.
      -Patient in MOORESVILLE, NC

      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

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      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

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      Gender: Male