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5 Best General Practitioners in Charlotte🥇

Below is a list of the top and leading General Practitioners in Charlotte. To help you find the best General Practitioners located near you in Charlotte, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Charlotte’s Best General Practitioners:

The top rated General Practitioners in Charlotte are:

  • Dr. Steven Lee Gilchrist – Novant Health
  • Dr. Alvin Y. Abaqueta – MDVIP
  • Dr. Philip Lackey – Signature Healthcare
  • Dr. William Katibah – Direct Primary Care
  • Dr. Tagbo J. Ekwonu – Eastowne Family Physicians

Novant Health

Dr. Steven Lee Gilchrist - Novant Health
Dr. Steven Lee Gilchrist – Novant Health. Source: Screenshot from www.novanthealth.org

Dr. Steven Lee Gilchrist is devoted to serving the needs of each patient and creating a highly customized plan of care for each individual. As a father and husband, he values the importance of excellent care for every member of the family. Dr. Steven wants all of his patients to be aware of the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines in order to provide cutting edge care for each individual. He thoroughly enjoys the evaluation and management of all aspects of family medicine, from newborns to seniors.

He has a great interest in cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, acne, and women’s health and offers quality management of childhood and adult ADD and ADHD.


Family Medicine


Address: 13425 Hoover Creek Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273
Phone: (704) 316-2080
Website: www.novanthealth.org


“I’ve been going to Dr. Gilchrist for several years now. He always greets you with a warm smile. He listens to you and he really cares about your concerns and health problems. He is very professional but also pleasant.” – Tonya S.


Dr. Alvin Y. Abaqueta - MDVIP
Dr. Alvin Y. Abaqueta – MDVIP. Source: Screenshot from www.mdvip.com

Dr. Alvin Y. Abaqueta his goal is to partner with you in creating a lifelong healthcare plan. Together, they can efficiently treat current medical problems together to preventing new ones. As an MDVIP-affiliated primary care physician, he has more time to develop a closer relationship with his patients. They will work together, as a team, to help you achieve your health goals for the future.

In almost 20 years of medical practice in the Charlotte community, he has established many relationships with specialists to help you with any of your unique needs. As a clinical professor at Wake Forest College of Medicine, he can help you establish with the finest specialists that Wake Forest has to offer.


Family Medicine, Geriatric Rehab, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Health, Psychiatry, Weight Management, Sports Medicine


Address: 8401 Medical Plaza Dr #365, Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone: (704) 943-3640
Website: www.mdvip.com


“Dr. Alvin Y. Abaqueta is an amazing doctor who genuinely cares for his patients. Sophia & Alexis are always amazing & so sweet.” – Ashley P.

Signature Healthcare

Dr. Philip Lackey - Signature Healthcare
Dr. Philip Lackey – Signature Healthcare. Source: Screenshot from www.signaturehealthcare.org

Dr. Philip Lackey is a native North Carolinian and grew up in Winston-Salem. He earns his major in physics from Davidson College and received his medical degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. Also, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Philip has practiced in Charlotte since 1998. He has participated in several clinical trials and published multiple papers and abstracts. His other clinical interests contain preventive care and travel medicine.

Dr. Philip is a regular runner and recently climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro with his two grown sons. He and his wife, Dr. Victoria Lackey, enjoy gardening, cooking, traveling, and numerous outdoor activities.


Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Travel Health


Address: 6115 Park S Dr #100, Charlotte, NC 28210
Phone: (704) 554-8787
Website: www.signaturehealthcare.org


“To start…all are great doctors. If one is not available, another will see you the day you call in. They are amazing over the phone. Once when the husband was in the emergency room at night, his doctor from Signature called several times to check on him. If you have an emergency room visit, they want to see you the next day. Thorough care.” – Dottie T.

Direct Primary Care

Dr. William Katibah - Direct Primary Care
Dr. William Katibah – Direct Primary Care. Source: Screenshot from www.directpcc.com

Dr. William Katibah finished his 3-year residency in Family Medicine in Columbia, SC and received the Resident Teaching Award from his residency program. Dr. Katibah is a Board-Certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. After many years of working in a healthcare system that rewards volume over value, he has accepted a healthcare model called Direct Primary Care that restores the patient-physician relationship.

After insurance companies and healthcare systems no longer dictate how many patients he must see, He now has time to listen to your concerns, provide medical care tailored to your particular needs, and answer your questions, all in a calm manner.


Family Medicine, Wellness Care, Immediate Care, Chronic Care Management


Address: 1913 J N Pease Pl #201, Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone: (704) 547-9500
Website: www.directpcc.com


“Dr. Katibah is very thorough and his practice is a good place to come if you don’t have health insurance because they do a type of membership instead.” – Kenty P.

Eastowne Family Physicians

Dr. Tagbo J. Ekwonu - Eastowne Family Physicians
Dr. Tagbo J. Ekwonu – Eastowne Family Physicians. Source: Screenshot from www.eastownefamilyphysicians.com

Dr. Tagbo J. Ekwonu is a family medicine practitioner at Eastowne Family Physicians, PA in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has special interest including high blood pressure treatment, diabetes treatment, COPD treatment, high cholesterol treatment, and all forms of general medical care for the family. Dr. Tagbo is affiliated with the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of HIV Medicine, and the HIV Medical Association. His goal is to provide the highest quality of care for the entire family. He is currently welcoming new patients and looks forward to seeing established patients again.


Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol Treatment, Women’s Health, Immunizations, Acute Care, COPD, Prep HIV Prevention, HIV & Aids


Address: 4115 The Plaza, Charlotte, NC 28205
Phone: (704) 413-1705
Website: www.eastownefamilyphysicians.com


“Dr. E was awesome, very professional, respectful and kind. I was seen in a timely manner and the exam was quick and thorough. His staff (the nurses) where all amazing and gave me wonderful customer service! I definitely recommend this place!” – Courtney S.