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    Linster, John Marvin, MD

    4.69 out of 5 | 136 reviews
    Family Medicine | Geriatric Medicine
    Novant Health Monroe Family Medical
    (704) 289-8427
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    Patient Comments 11 reviews
    August 03, 2018
    Very good.
    -Patient in MIDLAND, NC

    July 18, 2018
    -Patient in MONROE, NC

    June 11, 2018
    Dr. Linister always talks to me about my meds. & sometimes he disagrees a little but we come to a agreement because no 2 people are the same & don't need the same meds. We always finally come to an agreement. He is a great DR.
    -Patient in WINGATE, NC

    June 04, 2018
    wonderful dr.
    -Patient in WINGATE, NC

    May 23, 2018
    I am well pleased. They really care about you.
    -Patient in MONROE, NC


    Practice locations
    Novant Health Monroe Family Medical
    (704) 289-8427

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    Medical School:
    University of Illinois College of Medicine

    L A County USC Medical Center 1983

    Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital 1985

    Board Certifications:
    Family Medicine

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    Dr. Linster says no two days in the office are the same and he likes that. He especially enjoys the challenging combination of interpreting scientific data and social interaction when it comes to caring for his patients. His approach to patient care includes cooperative decision-making. Originally from Illinois, Dr. Linster lived in Southern California and Oregon before moving to North Carolina in 1998. He is married and has two sons. Outside the office, Dr. Linster enjoys playing disc golf, mountain biking and going on family vacations.

    Gender: Male