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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

*Recognized by the American Diabetes Association, GFHS’ Diabetes Education and Support Services provide diabetes education, training and support for people with diabetes to facilitate behavior change and patient empowerment based on individual patient-centered goals. For a schedule of workshops and events available at no charge, click link.

Gaston Family Medical Center - Providers

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


Janelle Hoover-Pollock, LCSW

Graduate Degree:
Winthrop University – Rock Hill, SC

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

Douglas Meardon, MD

Medical Degree:  George Washington University
Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte
Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

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