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Peter R. Lichstein, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Peter R. Lichstein, M.D.


Clinical Interests

General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-9800
Department: 336-713-4156

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Education & Training

  • B.S., University of Michigan/Ann Arbor, 1972
  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, 1976
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, U North Carolina Sch Med, 1979

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine


  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Soc Of General Internal Medici
  • Am Coll Of Physicians
  • Am Medical Assn

NPI Number

  • 1154303519
Peter R. Lichstein, M.D.

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Peter R. Lichstein, M.D.

Professor, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Department: 336-713-4156

Recent Publications

Acute cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection associated with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) in an immunocompetent host meeting all eight HLH 2004 diagnostic criteria. Bonnecaze AK, Willeford WG, Lichstein P, Ohar J.. Cureus. 2017;9(3):e1070.

Mindfulness meditation-induced pain relief does not require endogenous opioidergic systems [abstract]. Adler A, Wells R, Stagnaro E, Barber L, Porter A, Garcia K, Lee D, Kaleita A, Posey G, Cruikshank L, Strittmatter B, Nicolle M, Lichstein P, Eisenach J, McHaffie J, Coghill R, Zeidan F.. J Pain. 2016;17(4 Suppl 1):S112.

Mindfulness meditation engages unique, non-opioid mediated mechanisms to reduce pain [abstract]. Zeidan F, Adler A, Wells R, Stagnaro E, Porter AM, Barber L, Lee D, Kaleita A, Garcia K, Posey G, Lichstein P, Eisenach J, McHaffie J, Coghill R.. Psychosom Med. 2016;78(3):A10.

Returning to the bedside: notes from a clinical educator [invited commentary]. Lichstein PR.. N C Med J. 2015;76(3):174-179.

Terminating the doctor/patient relationship. Lichstein PR. In: Doc com/communicating in specific situations. Philadelphia (PA):Drexel University and the American Academy on Communication in Health Care;2014: e-resource.

The impact of a faculty learning community on professional and personal development: the facilitator training program of the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Chou CL, Hirschmann K, Fortin AH VI, Lichstein PR.. Acad Med. 2014;89(7):1051-1056.

Carcinoid syndrome masqueradling as an acute coronary syndrome [abstract]. Dharod A, Lichstein PR, Velez R.. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(Suppl 1):S329.

A comprehensive 3-year internal medicine residency research curriculum. Ruiz J, Wallace EL, Miller DP, Loeser RF, Miles M, DuBose TD, Lichstein PR.. Am J Med. 2011;124(5):469-473.

Developing successful leaders in medicine [newsletter article]. Feiereisel KB, Denizard-Thompson NR, Miller DP, Lichstein PR.. Academic Internal Medicine Insight. 2010;8(3):10-11,16.

Implementation of a narcotic registry in a residency-based primary care clinic: lessons learned from one-year follow-up [abstract]. Stevens S, Pedley C, Feiereisel K, Hopping J, Lichstein P, Miller D, Wofford J.. J Gen Intern Med. 2010;25(Suppl 3):466.

Does health care provider screening for domestic violence vary by race and income?. Weeks EK, Ellis SD, Lichstein PR, Bonds DE.. Violence Against Women. 2008;14(7):844-855.

Patient attitudes toward screening. Bonds DE, Ellis SD, Weeks E, Lichstein P, Burke K, Posey C.. N C Med J. 2007;68(1):23-29.

Efficacy of an abbreviated Resident-As-Teacher And Manager (RATAM) curriculum: a pilot study [abstract]. Feiereisel KB, Luther VP, Parkhurst AM, Lichstein PR.. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22(Suppl 1):177.

Cryptococcal meningitis in two patients with idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia [abstract]. Stribling WK, Pirkle J, Lichstein PR.. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22(Suppl 1):240.

A practice-centered intervention to increase screening for domestic violence in primary care practices [online only]. Bonds DE, Ellis SD, Weeks E, Palla SL, Lichstein P.. BMC Fam Pract. 2006;7():article 63.

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Professor, General Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

General Internal Medicine
Peter R. Lichstein, M.D.

Peter R. Lichstein, M.D.

Professor, General Internal Medicine

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