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Waxhaw Family & Sports Medicine

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Meet the medical providers, physicians, and our family nurse practitioner, who make up the team responsible for your health care. In addition, we rely on nurses, medical assistants, laboratory and X-ray technologists, medical records specialists, and many clerical staff to keep the office working for you.

Each of our physicians is certified by the American Board of Family Practice and supported by a staff of capable, experienced, and friendly healthcare professionals. Our certified Family Nurse Practioner (FNP) works closely with us to provide the most timely and competent care possible. The FNP supports your treatment plan by providing education and follow-up consultations. We are dedicated to providing our patients with personalized and cost-effective care. Our services begin at birth and continue throughout your lifetime. We value long-term relationships with our patients built on trust and open communication. We are primary care physicians for our patients and their families, helping to coordinate their medical care through other specialties or hospital services when needed.

Shanker-Patel, Kavita, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.89 out of 5 | 154 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health Waxhaw Family Medicine
(704) 384-8640
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Patient Comments 51 reviews
March 21, 2023
I found everyone to be warm and caring. They did listen. Very important to me the doctor, especially listens. Dr Shanker-Patel was awesome.
-Patient in MONROE, North Carolina

March 20, 2023
I met my new doctor and really liked her.
-Patient in Waxhaw, North Carolina

March 19, 2023
So thankful to have Dr. Shanker Patel as my doctor.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

March 19, 2023
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

March 17, 2023
Initial visit with Dr Shanker-Patel. This dr very welcoming & ready to answer questions/address concerns. Altho we will miss Dr Guthmann, we look forward to seeing Dr Shanker-Patel.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

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Practice locations
Novant Health Waxhaw Family Medicine
(704) 384-8640

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Medical School:
Rush Medical College of Rush University

University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science 2015

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine

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Gender: Female
Additional Languages Spoken: Hindi, Spanish



Monday to Thursday
8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.