Dr. Jason Kihneman, Michael Lutz, PA-C and Family Nurse Practitioner Penny Matlock welcome you to their Family Medicine practice. The top priority of Dr. Kihneman and his staff is helping you and your loved ones prevent illness and maintain physical and emotional well-being by providing medical care and recommending healthy lifestyle choices. Dr. Kihneman provides healthcare for men and women of all ages from newborns to great grandparents. Our Providers manage acute and chronic illnesses, treat acute injuries, perform minor office surgeries and, when necessary, refer you to an appropriate specialist. Just think of your family medicine physician as your first line of defense in guarding your most valuable possession of all: your health.


• Wellness Programs
• Geriatrics
• Minor Surgeries (warts, toenail removal, skin biopsy, drainage of abscesses and skin cancer removal)
• Adult & Well Child Physicals
• Immunizations
• Diabetes Care
• Joint Injections
• EKG (Electrocardiogram)
• Infant/Pediatric Care
• Pulse Oximetry
• Spirometry
• Women’s Health

CVFM – West Mountain View utilizes an Advanced Care Team model. Our Advanced Care Team members include:
Social Worker
Case Manager/Care Coordination

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1940 Briarwood Drive Suite A • Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828.672.1101
Fax: 828.294.0075

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
7:30am – 12pm and 1pm – 4:30pm

After-Hours Physician: 828.324.0258.

Dr. Jason Kihneman

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Dr. Kihneman earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas and completed his Family Medicine residency at the McLennan County Medical Education and Research Foundation in Waco, Texas. Dr. Kihneman is board certified in Family Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He and his wife Sarah are the parents of four sons Sam, Henry, Max, and Charlie. He enjoys traveling, hiking, running, and spending time with his family.

Michael Lutz, PA-C  

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Mr. Lutz earned his physician assistant degree from Catawba Valley Community College. He received his undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He is a certified Physician Assistant and member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, and the North Carolina Medical Society. He has two sons, Jonathan and Evan and two grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, landscaping, and fishing.

Penny Matlock, Family Nurse Practitioner


Matlock is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who earned her Post-Master’s Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner from Duke University in Durham, NC. She is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners who also has a Master of Science in Nursing and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Matlock’s experience demonstrates a strong passion for caring for improving the health of families in our community.



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