Dr. John Linster, MD

Family MedicineMaleAge 65

Dr. John Linster, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Monroe, NC and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago medical school in 1982. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Linster to book an appointment.

Dr. Linster

Novant Health Monroe Family Med

1420 E FRANKLIN ST Monroe, NC 28112
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Linster's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Administrative Physical
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anosmia
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Exam
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Screening
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dysentery
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Impetigo
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Loss of Taste
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mammography
  • Mastodynia
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Orchitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pilonidal Cyst Removal
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain
  • X-Ray
  • Yeast Infections

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(704) 289-8427

Dr. Linster accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
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Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Dr. Linster's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Linster

3.6

Based on 13 ratings

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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Wonderful!! Answer all my questions. He will refer you to someone if you need farther assistance. Nurse very friendly. Would not trade him in for another PCP for anything. Keep up the wonderful work Dr. Linster.
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kendall – Mar 20, 2020
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Everytime I took my mother to this practice to see Dr Linster we waited 30-60 minutes to see him and then he spent maybe 10 minutes with us. After waiting to see the doctor then you go to another area to wait for someone to draw your blood. Every visit he prescribed a new medicine and didn't take the time to explain why. When she had a problem to discuss he never followed up. I have a found her a different doctor at a different office to see.
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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1985
University of Southern California Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1983
Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1978
University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Dr. Linster frequently treats Bronchitis, Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status, and Overweight. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Linster treats.

Where is Dr. John Linster, MD's office located?

Dr. Linster's office is located at 1420 E FRANKLIN ST, Monroe, NC 28112. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Novant Health Monroe Family Med

Novant Health Monroe Family Med1420 E FRANKLIN ST Monroe, NC 28112
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