Dr. Guiteras has always been there for me concerning any medical issues I have had. I am a diabetic who has had a multitude of problems with keeping my A1C under control: high blood pressure, kidney stones, nail fungas, and a middle ear infection. I have always heeded his advice to have a healthy life. He is also a great humanitarian who listens to your personal concerns that affect your… See more
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
Dr. Guiteras' Credentials
Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Doctor of Medicine 1969
University of the South
Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Cum Laude 1964
Federal Aviation Agency, Senior Medical Examiner
Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, NC
George T. Wolff Award, contribution to Family Practice Education in the state of North Carolina 1986
Community Teaching Award, North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians 2000
Best Doctors in America® 1996-2012, 2014
North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians
North Carolina Medical Society
North Carolina, License Number 16375
Dr. Guiteras is a kind and caring doctor who shows concern for the total well being of his patients and not just their physical state. I know that he emphathizes with the family troubles that I am currently experiencing and sincerely cares about that--and how those issues are affecting my health. He is patient and thorough and practical and funny. He listens very carefully and explains… See more
Aging is an interesting and challenging part of life. Having Dr. Guiteras as my MDVIP gives me my health safety net - my health security. Having quick access and quick response (yay Email) for questions, concerns is such a relief from medical care on the outside.
Dr. Guiteras has been our personal doctor for many many years and has always ensured that we receive the best care possible. We attribute his great diagnostic ability to saving my husband's life - not once but twice. We know that if further tests are indicated that he and his staff will handle with speed and efficiency. Also, he never rushes through an appointment but makes sure all… See more
Soon after moving to NC I became very sick, without the slightest idea of who to see for assistance. Fortunately, a business associate had been seeing Dr. Patrick Guiteras and provided me with the contact information. I was able to get an immediate appointment with Dr.G.; he determined what the problem was and arranged for an admission to UNC Hospitals where I had surgery that evening.… See more
Although it has been a few years, Dr. Guiteras got me through an aggressive prostate cancer, including multiple biopsies, a failed prostatectomy, and radiation, all performed by other specialists, and then urinary track infections, scar tissue and more surgery, and so much anxiety regarding quarterly PSAs. Finally, when the medication which improved cure rate when taken together with the… See more
Dr. Guiteras has been my doctor for 22 years and he gave very special care to my husband during his last days at a Health Center here. He always answers questions and emails. Thank you, Dr. Guiteras.
Dr. Guiteras and I have been partners in health care for almost 40 years now as I was one of his earliest patients. Throughout our history together, he has been patient, kind and practical. He knows me not only as a body and its parts but as a human being. His concern for my overall well-being keeps me going back to him year after year.
It goes without saying that he is highly… See more
Dr Guiteras always gives you as much time as needed during an appointment which is the exception instead of the norm in Healthcare today. He is a very personable physician making sure a patient understands what he is saying. His personality and friendliness reflect in the visit. I might add we always share a personal experience with each other that makes us both laugh. He is my physician but… See more
You are not only a very good doctor; you are also a very good friend. Thank you!