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Gardner, James Douglas, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.91 out of 5 | 95 reviews
Novant Health Forsyth Pediatrics - Westgate
(336) 718-7777
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Patient Comments 11 reviews
July 20, 2022
Dr. Gardner explains everything very well, he also explains things to my son so that he knows what’s going. He’s very personable and attentive to what we have to say. We appreciate the care that the staff provides.
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

June 27, 2022
Dr. Gardner and staff were very friendly and always professional. They made it very easy to discuss my sons health, and we are grateful for that.
-Patient in Kernersville, North Carolina

May 28, 2022
Dr. Gardner was very helpful and always is regarding my sons.
-Patient in CLEMMONS, North Carolina

May 08, 2022
I can’t say enough about Dr. Gardner. He is one of the most kind, patient, and knowledgeable people I’ve ever interacted with. He is always prompt, always takes the time to answer all of our questions, and he knows us by name—always. He remembers where we are from, and always asks us about home. Nurses are compassionate and friendly, and we would absolutely recommend him and them to any of our friends.
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

March 26, 2022
We love Dr Gardner. Even when the office busy or running behind, I always feel like Dr. Gardner gives my family his full, un-rushed attention while we’re there. He goes above and beyond with care that feels like he really cares. :)
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

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Novant Health Forsyth Pediatrics - Westgate
(336) 718-7777

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Medical School:
University of Virginia - Charlottesville

University of Utah Hospital 1988

University of Utah Hospital 1990

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For more than two decades, James Douglas Gardner, MD, has been helping pediatric patients grow up healthy and strong. Growing up, he was inspired by family members in the medical field. He loves caring for children and building relationships with families and knew that pediatrics would be the perfect specialty for him. Dr. Gardner, a father of five, understands the concerns and questions that parents and caregivers have and works to partner with them in their children's health. Outside of work Dr. Gardner and his wife enjoy spending time with their five grown sons. They love to play sports, camp and hunt together.

Gender: Male
Additional Languages Spoken: French

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