Dr. M. Jay Petruska

Family Medicine
Belmont, NC
32 years experience male

Locations

Caromont Family Medicine-Belmont

Belmont, NC

Address

209 Park Street, Suite 100, Belmont, NC
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My office hours

Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Fax

7048256985

About

Bio

I graduated from Gannon University in Erie, PA in 1984.I graduated from The University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989. Family Medicine residency at Fort Bragg, NC. Then stationed at Ft. Sill, OK for 4 years. I was deployed to Haiti from Jan to June 1995 for Operation Uphold Democracy with the 47th Field Hospital from Ft. Sill. I was in Alaska at the Indian Health Service in Ketchikan in 1992. I was also at the Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas in July 1993. I have been with Caromont Family Medicine in Belmont, NC since July 1996. I am an Eagle Scout and have been active as a Boy Scout leader since 2003. I have served on the medical staff at the National Boy Scout Jamboree.

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Family Medicine

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
32 years experience Family Medicine
Flank Pain: It could be that the Macrobid is not covering the bacteria that caused your infection. If you are still having symptoms, you should return to your pr ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
32 years experience Family Medicine
Vague Question: This is a very vague question. If there is a concern about pelvic pain, the patient should see her primary care physician for further evaluation and ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
32 years experience Family Medicine
Menstrual Bleeding: There are many causes of heavy menstrual bleeding. You should see your primary care physician for further evaluation and treatment. I don't know of ... Read More

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Jan 4, 2016
Super doc, helps patients by the bushel and colleagues by the peck! Grateful to have him here on HealthTap!!!
Caring, dedicated, knowledgeable.
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Feb 10, 2015
He understands my 87 year old grandmother when she has to see him and hes not her primary doctor pantea is but hes a good doctor!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I haven't quit yet. I am just getting information on quitting smoking.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I figured out I have to take deep breaths and not think about it :)
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Thanks for your quick reply! It still affects me when i'm not the one drinking or eating it. Thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

Womack Army Medical Center. Fort Bragg, NC

Awards

Fellow-American Academy of Family Physicians
Diplomate-National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
Diplomate-American Board of Family Medicine

Affiliations

American Osteopathic Association
American Academy of Family Physicians
North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians
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