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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.

Guthmann, Howard Milton, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.89 out of 5 | 439 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health Waxhaw Family Medicine
(704) 384-8640
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Patient Comments 106 reviews
August 29, 2022
As usual, Dr. Guthmann was most helpful and very thorough.
-Patient in Oak Island, North Carolina

August 26, 2022
Yes, this is Anna Wilson and I just wanted to say that Dr. Guthmann has always been such an excellent doctor, and he also personalizes all of the visits and takes time with the patient and I'm going to miss him. But I did want to, you know, say that he is just excellent and I wish him the best. Thank you very much.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

August 23, 2022
Dr. Guthmann is an excellent doctor. He is always so kind and so is his staff. He and his staff are the reason I have had him as my physician for many years . He spends quality time with his patients. Hope he never retires.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

August 21, 2022
Dr Guthmann is a outstanding doctor. I can’t say enough about Erin and Tanya. These ladies are unbelievable. They really care for you and your condition….
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

August 17, 2022
I called the day before with an issue and the appt. was set for 4:30 next day. I didn't even have to wait. Straight in to take a urine sample and my nurse was waiting for me when I was ready. Dr. was in to see me almost as soon. It was the best ever timing. But they are always great. Please don't let my Dr. retire at the end of the year!!!!!!!
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

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Novant Health Waxhaw Family Medicine
(704) 384-8640

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Medical School:
Univ. of Tennessee - Memphis

Oral Roberts University 1984

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine

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Dr. Howard Guthmann helped start Novant Health Waxhaw Family & Sports Medicine almost 20 years ago. He still loves taking care of the entire family, from newborns to the elderly. Over the years he has realized the limitations of even modern medicine and encourages his patients to work on the lifestyle changes that are so much safer and often more effective than pills or supplements. He and his wife of 37 years have lived in Waxhaw for 24 years and have raised 9 children. He loves his church and enjoys woodworking.

Gender: Male



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