meet team

Meet our team of dedicated and compassionate providers who are committed to the highest standards of patient care.


Dr. Peltzer has been practicing Family Medicine in Newton since 1994. He grew up outside of Washington, D.C. in Fairfax, Virginia. He graduated with Honors from the University of Virginia in 1987. He stayed at UVA for his medical degree, which he received in 1991. After medical school, he did his residency in Family Medicine at St. Margaret Memorial Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, finishing in 1994.

Dr. Peltzer practices full-service Family Medicine, with the exception of Obstetrics. He enjoys all aspects of preventive care and Pediatrics. He does office surgeries including treatment of warts, skin cancers and other minor office procedures.

Dr. Peltzer is on staff at Catawba Valley Medical Center, where he previously served as Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine. He currently chairs the Physician Development Committee and is the Catawba County Medical Director of Access Care. He was the first Medical Director of PACE of Catawba County. He is a member of the Catawba County Medical Society, the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians as well as the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has been Board Certified in Family Medicine since 1994.

Personally, Dr. Peltzer is married to Julie Lail Peltzer. Julie is a native of Catawba County and is a self-employed photographer. Dr. Peltzer has four children; Ben, Rachel, Sam and Sarah. He is an active member and past president of the Rotary Club of Catawba Valley. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Corner Table Soup Kitchen and Montessori at Sandy Ford. He is a member of Temple Beth Shalom, where he has previously served on the Board of Directors. He enjoys racquetball, cycling, hiking, soccer, whitewater rafting and woodworking.