Caring For Our Community

GFHS Pediatrics

Street Address:
991 West Hudson Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28052
Appointments: 704-874-3316
Phone: 704-853-5010
Fax: 704-853-5251
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm


GFHS Pediatrics is located within the Gaston County Health Department, and is conveniently located just down the hall from GFHS’ Family Medicine practice. GFHS General Dentistry, also located in the same building, provides complete dental care for the whole family.


  • Complete Pediatric Care, including immunizations , well child and sick visits
  • Sports and School Physicals
  • Behavioral Health Counseling
  • Scheduled visits for prospective parents and/or new moms to meet our pediatricians and tour our facility


Pharmacy Services

Pharmacy Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm
(Closed: 12:30 – 1:30pm)

GFHS Pediatrics - Providers

Paulina Boohene, MD

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Medical Degree:
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
Pediatric Residency:
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, New York, NY
Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship:
Golisano Children’s Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Board Certification:
American Board of Pediatrics

Claudia Turkson-Ocran, DNP, CPNP-PC

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Graduate Degree:
Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI
Board Certification:
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

Kierstin Webb, FNP-C

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Graduate Degree:
Gardner–Webb University – Boiling Springs, NC

Kia Wiggins, LCSW

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Graduate Degree:
University of Cincinnati – Cincinnati, OH