Dr. Gerard Farris MD FACEP ABAARM
Dr. Gerard Farris, a graduate of the LSU School of Medicine, completed his Residency in Emergency Medicine at LSU. He is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician and a Fellow of American College of Physicians. He has also worked as an advisor/researcher for Appalachian State Human Performance lab at the North Carolina Research Center in Kannapolis. Practicing Emergency Medicine for over 24 years, his interest in age management, nutrition and weight loss led him to the field of Functional and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Farris is now the only Physician in Cabarrus County who is Board Certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine.
For the past 30 years, Dr. Farris has also been a competitive triathlete. His accomplishments include completion of over 300 races including 4 Ironman distance competitions, 50 Adventure Races and 13 Marathons. He’s been a member of Team USA Long Course Triathlon Team racing in 3 World Championships. He has also served as a physician for Team USA.
As an aging athlete, he recognized the need to educate himself in nutrition, supplementation and hormone restoration to achieve peak results. His Functional Medicine training has allowed him to make a positive impact in these areas and to treat the root cause of the diseases impacting so many people today. Now patients can actively participate in their own healthcare and change their lives for the better.
Dr. Farris currently serves as Medical Director for On Point Medicine PLLC where he practices Integrative and Functional Medicine. His current clinical interest is medical application of cannabinoids. He has presented at the A4M World Congress and has provided educational webinars for Cyto CBD and Sana Botanicals. He also serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine. As a regular contributor to About Your House radio in Charlotte, North Carolina, he has provided listeners with an understanding of Functional Medicine, the benefits of CBD, and guidance in dealing with the COVID 19 Pandemic.
Dr. Farris brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Huntersville/Concord/Charlotte area. His goal is to provide access to the best in scientific knowledge and medicine so his clients can achieve optimal health.