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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Linster is Good. Dr. Linster has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 2.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.2
Bedside Manner 2.3
Spends Time with Me 2.3
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Linster, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications

Education & Awards

Dr. Linster graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 4 awards.

Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Diabetes Care Recognition (2015 - 2017)
Level I
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2015 - 2018)
Level III
NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (2015 - 2018)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2015 - 2018)


Dr. Linster has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Gaston Memorial Hospital 
  • Presbyterian Hospital Matthew 


  • Danish
  • German
  • Greek
  • Vietnamese
  • Russian
  • Thai
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John Marvin Linster MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 29 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. John M. Linster practice?
Dr. John Linster has 1 office location.
Dr. John Linster practices Family Medicine near Monroe, NC.
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