Catawba Valley Medical Center
David E. Peltzer MD
David E. Peltzer MD

Peltzer, David E., MD

  • Family Medicine
  • About

    Dr. Peltzer grew up outside of Washington, DC, in Fairfax, Virginia but has practiced family medicine in Newton since 1994.

    After graduating with Honors from the University of Virginia in 1987, he remained at UVA and received his medical degree in 1991. He then completed his residency in family medicine at St. Margaret Memorial Hospital in Pittsburgh.

    Dr. Peltzer practices all aspects of family medicine with the exception of obstetrics. He has a special interest in preventive care and pediatrics and offers minor office surgeries including treatment of warts and skin cancers.

    He is on staff at Catawba Valley Health System, where he previously served as Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine. He is board certified in family medicine and currently chairs the Physician Development Committee and is the Catawba County Medical Director of Access Care. He served as the first Medical Director of PACE of Catawba County and is a member of the Catawba County Medical Society, the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

    Dr. Peltzer is married to Julie Lail Peltzer, a native of Catawba County and self-employed speech language pathologist and professional photographer. They have four children; Ben, Rachel, Sam and Sarah.

    He is an active member and past president of the Rotary Club of Catawba Valley and is a member of Temple Beth Shalom, where he has previously served on the Board of Directors. He enjoys racquetball, hiking, cycling, whitewater rafting, soccer and woodworking.

Newton Family Physicians
Phone: (828) 465-3928
Fax: (828) 465-3118
767 W 1st St
Newton, NC 28658
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