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Gaston Family Medical Center

Gaston Family Medical Center
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Street Address:
111 E. 3rd Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Appointments: 704-874-3316
Phone: 704-874-3300
Fax: 704-874-0065
8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm



  • Primary care (well and sick care, chronic disease management)
  • Medication assistance
  • Behavioral Health counseling
  • Diabetes Disease Management
  • Vision Center

Gaston Family Medical Center - Providers

Jean Benton, FNP-C

Caring for patients through the Workplace Wellness Program
Graduate Degree:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Robert Forinash, MD

Medical Degree:
University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC
Transitional Internship:

Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC

Thuy Thi Huong Ho, PA-C

Graduate Degree:
Union College, Lincoln, NE


Shana James-Nzambele, MD

Medical Degree: 
Howard University, Washington, DC
Family Medicine Residency: 

Duke/SR-AHEC, Fayetteville, NC
Board Certification:
American Board of Family Medicine

Makenzie Schmitt, LCSW

Graduate Degree:  Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Van J. Stitt Jr., MD

Medical Degree: 
University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Family Medicine Residency:
Charlotte Memorial Hospital, Charlotte, NC

Julie Tina, LCSW

Graduate Degree:
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD