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    With a team of physicians board certified in family medicine and a physician assistant with years of training and experience in the field, Novant Health Family Physicians Gastonia is the group of medical professionals you want caring for you and your family.


    Edel, Kenneth Patrick, MD

    Affiliated with Novant Health
    4.88 out of 5 | 170 reviews
    Family Medicine
    Novant Health Family Physicians Gastonia
    (704) 316-4979
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    Patient Comments 28 reviews
    May 27, 2020
    *Dr. Edel was very professional and knowledgeable; he also took the time to explain my issue printed off information about the issue; very friendly and personable.
    -Patient in DALLAS, NC

    May 22, 2020
    Dr. Edel really listens and includes you in your care management decisions.
    -Patient in GASTONIA, NC

    May 20, 2020
    Dr Edel has been my doctor for 20 years he has always taken excellent care of me and my family. He always listens to me and helps in every way he can. my family loves Dr Edel. I have told many of my friends about Dr Edel I have found that they do see him through my friends not Dr Edel.
    -Patient in GASTONIA, NC

    April 22, 2020
    He took plenty of time to listen carefully to the symptoms I described.
    -Patient in GASTONIA, NC

    April 01, 2020
    Dr. takes the time to ask questions and to listen to any issues I may have.
    -Patient in DALLAS, NC

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    Novant Health Family Physicians Gastonia
    (704) 316-4979

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    Medical School:
    University of Iowa

    Medical College of Virginia 1998

    Board Certifications:
    Family Medicine

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    Kenneth Edel, MD, sees everyone who enters his office as a person, not just a patient. He likes to focus on the complete wellness of each person's mind, body and soul and works to see beyond acute issues and know patients as individuals. Dr. Edel’s desire to get to know his patients is one of the biggest reasons he chose family medicine. He has the opportunity to see children grow up and families enter new stages of life. Outside of work, Dr. Edel’s own family occupies much of his time. He and his wife have a son and daughter and are involved in their community and their church. They also enjoy going boating as a family in their free time.

    Gender: Male