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Dr. Peter Fotinos was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated with the highest honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his Medical Doctorate as an undergraduate from the University as well. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is one of the nation’s leading schools of medicine, currently ranked second out of 144 in clinical care by US News and World Report. Dr. Fotinos served his residency at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Fotinos was the attending physician as well as lead physician-in-training at Presbyterian Urgent Care located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
While practicing at Urgent Care and during his time in Family Practice he saw many cases that couldn’t be addressed with traditional medicine. Such cases were generally attributed to the natural course of aging. Dr. Fotinos learned that “the natural course of aging” wasn’t necessarily a diagnosis he had to give to patients. He discovered there were alternative holistic treatments coupled with traditional medicine he could provide. His mission at REVITA is to help patients regain their short and long term wellness using natural treatments based on latest medical research. To give the best care possible, Dr. Fotinos desired a more personal relationship with his patients. He wanted to help them make proactive decisions about their health in order to avoid developing illnesses and degenerative conditions in the first place. Dr. Fotinos also wanted to help build a practice where patients can feel at home. He takes time to listen to his patients, allowing a clear understanding of individual needs. With this understanding he gears his treatment style specifically tailored to each patient. He loves it when patients call and let him know that he has helped them regain energy, health and well-being. He is committed to his patient’s success.
Currently Dr. Fotinos is a member of the following organizations:
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)
Age Management Medical Group (AAMG)
North American Menopause Society (NAMS)
American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP)
North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)
World Link Medical, Mastering The Protocols for Optimization of Hormone Replacement Therapy (Trained)
Philanthropy: He has made generous donations to the American Cancer Society as well as many other charities. He has provided medical care for adults and children at a free clinic that was located in a local church. Dr. Fotinos donated his time at a local pharmacy by helping elderly patients receive medical care and their medication.
Dr. James Britton was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He graduated from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama, majoring in chemistry and biology. Upon graduation, he entered the United States Army, serving for 30 years in military service. He graduated from Auburn University with an M.S. degree, majoring in biochemistry and physiology. He then received his Doctor of Medicine degree from The University of Alabama, in Birmingham, Alabama. He completed his residency Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. Following his residency training, Dr. Britton practiced in Alabama and Virginia prior to moving to Charlotte. He further expanded his education by receiving extensive training and certification in the field of Age Management Medicine. Dr. Britton has served on multiple hospital medical boards and has received multiple medical degrees and certifications. His depth of knowledge and service to the medical field has prepared him to best care for patients in regards to their hormone optimization treatments.
Dr. Britton is an avid wellness and fitness advocate, enjoying bicycling, running and weight training. He is also a patient of Dr. Fotinos through participating in Revita’s Wellness Programs with bio-identical hormones. He strongly believes in maintaining a healthy lifestyle through diet, exercise and hormone optimization.
Dr. Mark Matthews was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Boston College, majoring in Mathematics. He then received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. His internship was in Family Practice followed by residency and fellowship in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology. He further expanded his education by receiving extensive training and certification in the field of Age Management Medicine. He has received numerous honors and acknowledgements in the medical field, including being listed as one of the Nation’s “Top Doctors” in his field. In college and medical school, he was a member of multiple honor societies and was Medical School class President. His professional accolades and vast experience in the medical field have established him as a doctor who provides nothing but exceptional care for his patients.
Dr. Matthews is a fitness fanatic, as his hobbies include waterskiing, windsurfing, biking, skiing, and swimming. Dr. Matthews practices everything that he preaches. He believes in, and is committed to healthy and wholesome living through nutrition, fitness, emotional and spiritual wellness, and bio-identical hormone replacement.
Craig Larsen was raised in North Carolina. He graduated with honors from North Carolina State University. Throughout the course of the past 20 years, Craig has founded and managed 4 different companies ranging in various business backgrounds of: education, banking, manufacturing, and technology. Mr. Larsen has spent most of his career as an entrepreneur. He is the founder of Learning Station and CNP, which are technology companies both based in Charlotte, NC. In addition, he was a founding member of Aquesta Bank and President of Industrial Timber, a national manufacturing company.
Several years ago, Craig discovered that he wasn’t feeling or performing at his best like he used to. He noticed significant changes and researched the best ways to optimize his current health. This is when he discovered REVITA. Through the course of Dr. Peter Fotinos’s care, Craig noticed total revitalization in his overall health and performance and knew he wanted to become a part of REVITA in the future. He knew there were many people out there who were suffering from factors of the aging process and who were in need of care, and it was important to help others discover REVITA as well to improve their lives. In 2011, Craig Larsen worked closely with Don Nicholas on structuring plans to enhance the REVITA experience and future franchises. Craig Larsen has been committed to REVITA’s success and providing exceptional care for our patients since his beginnings here. During the sad and unfortunate events of the loss of Don Nicholas, Craig supported and managed the company through these difficult times and then later purchased the business. Craig Larsen now serves as CEO of REVITA and continues to be committed to REVITA’s success and the overall goal of all of REVITA staff of providing exceptional, executive-level care.
Donald (Don) B. Nicholas Jr. is the original founder of REVITA Anti-Aging, LLC and The Men’s Clinic Charlotte, LLC. REVITA’s mission is to help men and women reclaim lost energy and vigor, sharpen thinking, improve memory, decrease body fat and transition their bodies to more lean muscle. Through our innovative therapies, our patients get better with age: They experience clarity of mind and vitality of body that they last felt years, even decades prior.
Mr. Nicholas had a passion for personal lifelong health and wellness from an early age. Mr. Nicholas continued to stay healthy and fit through such activities as mountain biking, hiking, weightlifting, triathlons, mixed martial arts and yoga. Mr. Nicholas had never planned to be in the medical field until he became a patient of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy himself. Don felt such a tremendous difference and experienced such a dramatic improvement in his own life that he decided this type of medicine was something he wanted to know more about. After significant research, Mr. Nicholas decided to help bring this type of treatment to others.
Born in Westwood, Massachusetts and the eldest of three, Don attended The University of Massachusetts (UMASS) Amherst. Don graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors Degree in Business and Marketing as with a focus on Exercise Science. Mr. Nicholas was also a college PE instructor while attending the University.
After college, Don worked his way up from an entry-level position to become Director of Sales for the Mid-Atlantic region at a top ten nationwide Staffing Company. In 2001, Mr. Nicholas pushed into the technology sector and became Senior Vice President of a start-up financial software company. That company was successfully built and sold to a publicly traded firm.
Mr. Don Nicholas held memberships in several organizations including the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Age Management Medicine Group, The National Business Association, and others. Mr. Nicholas was on the board of both local and national firms. Mr. Nicholas’s Philanthropic associations were the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society. Don personally paid for the medical care of many less fortunate patients, so they may receive care at REVITA. He continued to do so each month in an effort to promote wellness and give back to the community. Don was also a member of Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Don will always be remembered as the visionary behind REVITA.
Accomplished personal/executive coach and highly sought after speaker, Leonard Wheeler, is a southern boy with roots in Toccoa, Georgia. But, his competitive spirit, power to persuade and infectious personality has taken him all over the country. From playing football in the NFL, addressing high-power corporations, serving as a personal coach for top executives, supporting survivors of the Columbine tragedy, and starring in local and national commercials, TV shows, and movies, Leonard’s success is well-documented.
He attended Troy University in Alabama on a full football scholarship and received his BS in Business Administration after being drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 3rd round of the 1992 draft. He also spent time with the Minnesota Vikings before he retired with the Carolina Panthers in 2001. Along the way, Leonard discovered his gift for speaking and began to perfect his craft, which led to a smooth transition from sports to his second career. He entered the speaking circuit in 1992, initially focusing on motivational speaking to sports groups. But his fervor caught fire and before long, Leonard was working with small businesses, large companies, universities, youth groups, and non-profits as well. Leonard can positively affect, inspire, and promote change for any group of people.
Cherishing his long-standing relationship with the NFL, Leonard remains involved as a retired player. He is the former President of the Charlotte Retired Players Chapter for the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA). He serves as the only former player on the Finance Committee which regulates over 450 financial advisors for all NFL players. Recently, in 2008, he was honored to accept an elected position as a Former Players Board of Director for the NFLPA, which is the governing body for all Former NFL players. Leonard is also an Educational Speaker for NCSA (National Collegiate Scouting Association), where he educates children on how to get recruited for college in academics and sports.
Realizing the most valuable asset in any organization is its people, REVITA CEO- Don Nicholas, asked his long-term friend Leonard to help build the team and create the winning company culture needed as REVITA begins its national roll-out.
Larry Randolph is a medical assistant at Revita. He is a native of Plainfield, New Jersey and has lived in Charlotte since 2004. He is a Dean’s List graduate of King’s College of Charlotte, North Carolina. He is also a board certified medical assistant and member of the American Association of Medical Assistants.
Larry comes to Revita with a long career of providing resources for health and wellness as a membership services representative for one of the region’s major healthcare companies.
His passion for helping people extends beyond Revita, as he is also a gifted mentor. He has a twenty year history of mentoring youth and men through his local church affiliation. For the last two summers, he has volunteered at the Charlotte Rescue Mission. He is also the proud father of three beautiful daughters and four adorable grandchildren.
Larry enjoys working at Revita because he has the opportunity to encourage and promote health and wellness for people of all walks of life. The best compliment he receives is when patients call back to say that they are feeling better, looking better, and recapturing their vigor and vitality that have been lacking for years.
Joe Benton grew up in Chapel Hill, NC where, as a young child, he enjoyed a variety of sports; soccer, basketball, and swimming. Joe was a champion wrestler in high school, and also was an exceptional football player. Just before his freshman year of high school, his family moved to Houston, Texas. Joe found his passion playing football under the Friday night lights of Texas. Living on the Gulf allowed him to enjoy water sports, skiing, jet skiing, boating and fishing. This early love of sports fostered in Joe a desire for a disciplined and healthy lifestyle.
While in college, Joe continued to work out four to five times a week. He continued to play intramural football. Joe decided to major in Health Communications at the University of North Carolina- Charlotte, in order to increase his knowledge of the health field. Joe graduated from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a 3.5 and a desire to support the life decisions of others in order to optimize their health, as well as his own. Joe loves people and wants to use his communication skills to increase health awareness and to educate others about healthy life choices.
Joe’s favorite things to do in his free time are to work out and to watch sports. Joe also volunteers his time in the Charlotte community, working on community service projects, ushering at his church, as well as international outreaches to the poor.
Amanda Goldberg was born in Atlanta, GA and moved to Spartanburg, SC when she was four years old. Growing up she enjoyed and participated in a variety of extracurricular activities; softball, tennis, soccer, track & field, art, photography and volunteering. After high school Amanda moved to Rock Hill, SC to attend Winthrop University as an Undergraduate student. In high school, she was a member of the Track and Field team and joined the Winthrop University Track and Field team her Freshman year of college. Amanda volunteered many of her afternoons at the local Boys and Girls Club in high school and college. She enjoyed spending quality time with the children while helping them with homework and playing various sports or games with them after their homework was complete. In 2010 Amanda completed her degree from Winthrop University with a B.S. in Health and Wellness, now known as Exercise Science.
Amanda’s coursework and experiences have enabled her to be effective in the health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition fields. Hands on experience while at Winthrop included an internship with the Zest Quest Research Program. This program researched ways to promote healthier lifestyles of local overweight children referred to them by their family physicians. An average day consisted of warming up, walking and running, and an activity of their choice (i.e. jump rope, basketball, swimming, racquetball, volleyball). As an intern Amanda directly interacted with the kids, performing fitness gram testing, leading them in their activities, and coaching them to build their confidence, self image, and commitment to becoming fit. She assisted in keeping the necessary records to document the study. To be effective it required patience, confidence, and compassion on her part.
Amanda concluded her studies and experiences with Winthrop University as a Cardiac Rehabilitation Intern at Presbyterian Novant Heart and Wellness Center. She gained a multitude of experiences with patients through; leading daily warm-ups or cool-downs, assisting patients with their phases of Cardiac Rehab, observing Treadmill Tests, Nutrition consultations, and a Weight Loss challenge for Presbyterian staff and Cardiac Rehab patients. Following her internship she learned that working in the Health field would allow her to fulfill her passion to help others and intellectually grow on a daily basis. Amanda resides in Charlotte, NC.
Gina was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. She graduated from Mars Hill College, a small college near Asheville, NC. During her time at Mars Hill, she earned a Sports Management degree and a concentration in marketing. Right after graduation, Gina had the privilege of working in the promotions and special events department for the Charlotte Hornets before they moved to New Orleans. Soon after that, Gina started working for Sprint and was in the wireless industry for 8 years. During her time at Sprint, she earned two outstanding performance awards. Gina maintains a healthy life style and has been involved in sports her entire life, and she still enjoys watching and playing all sports. She is a UNC fan as well as a Carolina Panthers and San Diego Chargers fan. Over the past few years, she has developed a passion for running and competing in half marathons. Gina enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys traveling and anything outdoors. Gina is also involved with Elevation Church and volunteers in several outreach community events. She has a passion for helping people and is excited to be a part of Revita, as she enjoys the amazing life changes that are being made for patients.