Current Job: South Point Family Practice, Belmont, a Caromont Practice
Med School: University of Virginia
Residency: Carolinas Medical Center (Atrium)
Interesting Fact: A Virginia Cavalier fan who also did his undergraduate degree in Charlottesville. Father-in-law was on med school faculty at UVA.
Dr. Rinehart attended the University of Virginia and earned his BA in 1978 (Phi Beta Kappa) and his MD in 1982 (Alpha Omega Alpha). He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Charlotte Memorial Hospital in 1985 and was recognized as a national Mead Johnson Outstanding Resident. Dr. Rinehart has enjoyed 34 years of community-based family medicine practice with South Point Family Practice in Belmont, NC, 22 years as an independent group practice and 12 years as part of CaroMont Health. He has been a preceptor for dozens of medical students and nurse practitioner students over the years. Dr. Rinehart has held several leadership and committee positions within CaroMont Health including past Chair of the Physician Leadership Council and immediate past Co-Administrative Physician Lead of the Primary Care Service Line. He is a past Board Chair of Presbyterian Samaritan Counseling Center in Charlotte and has participated in medical mission trips in Honduras and Ethiopia. He has served for the past 18 years as team physician for the local high school football team and has held several leadership positions in his church including Chair of the daycare facility. Dr. Rinehart lives in Belmont with his wife of 40 years and has three grown children and two grandchildren.