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Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Newest Avance Care Location

Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Newest Avance Care Location

Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Newest Avance Care Location Brings 

Novel Model of Primary Care Medicine to Mallard Creek Charlotte 

Comprehensive, whole-person healthcare, same or next day appointments, now available in the neighborhood.  

CHARLOTTE, N.C., APRIL 17, 2023 – Avance Care, an innovative primary care provider with 25+ locations in the Triangle region, announced the Grand Opening of its newest Avance Primary Care location in Mallard Creek Charlotte. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 6:30 PM, April 13th at 1824 E. Arbors Drive. With the opening of this 5th Charlotte location; Avance Care brings the Mallard Creek and surrounding University community a new kind of primary care. Avance Care practices offer onsite primary care, behavioral health, and nutrition services, with same-day and next-day appointments available and covered by most health insurance plans. 

The Mallard Creek Charlotte Avance Care Primary Care is led by Lori Smith, MD. Dr. Smith is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine as we all as a certified diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine with over 25 years working in internal medicine. Dr. Smith is passionate about providing comprehensive, whole person care to diverse populations ages 18 years and older. Dr. Smith’s philosophy in managing chronic diseases is to apply evidence-based medicine to address the root cause of the disease, with the intent of reversing, controlling, and preventing the complications of the disease process.


About Avance Care

Avance Care operates a network of primary care practices in the NC Triangle and Charlotte metropolitan areas. As an innovative primary care provider, Avance Care strives to reduce healthcare costs for patients, health plans and employer groups by leveraging a comprehensive primary care model. This model, which is patient-centered and focused on access, prevention and disease management, provides an exceptional experience and improved outcomes. With a dedication to providing unprecedented accessibility and convenience, Avance Care locations have on-site lab and x-ray services and are open weekends, with same-day and next-day appointments available.

Avance Centers of Excellence in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health™ provides best-in-class outpatient services for a broad spectrum of psychiatric, substance abuse, mental health, and chronic pain conditions. A team of 70+ practitioners with unrivaled clinical expertise deliver personalized care to patients across NC.

Avance Care currently operates 29 locations serving more than 300,000 patients, with plans to open several new locations in 2023.

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Media Contact : Mischelle Hall, Director of Marketing, |919.327.1337

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