John M. Ray, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Ray is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina. He was educated in the Cumberland County School System and graduated from E.E. Smith High School. He earned a B.S. in biology from North Carolina Central University. He received his M.D. degree from Meharry Medical College and from there completed his residency training at the Duke/Southern Regional Area Health Education Center.

Dr. Ray is board certified in Family Medicine and has been practicing in Fayetteville since 2002. He is a strong believer in prevention and in working together with patients to take care of all of their healthcare needs. He is the father of two children.



Dr. Leah Yearwood

After graduating from medical school, Dr. Leah Yearwood did her 3 years of internal medicine residency training at SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn New York. In 2014 she took up a job as a hospitalist in Fayetteville, NC at the Cape Fear Valley Hospital, while serving part-time in the community as a primary care doctor. She joined the Pinnacle Family Care practice full time in September 2018 and brings with her 12 years of postgraduate experience.

Dr. Yearwood is passionate about getting to know the patient as a person and is known for her caring nature while offering the latest in medical technology and knowledge in an age where this is always changing.

In her spare time, Dr. Yearwood enjoys spending time with her husband and children, outdoor activities, and travel.



We're dedicated to offering comprehensive health care to every member of the family. With a focus on wellness and prevention to help patients enjoy good health throughout their years.







  • The most competitive prices in the region are offered

  • Your I-693 form can be completed within 1 week or less

  • All necessary standard adult vaccines are available *

Varicella vaccines are not included and not necessary if there is a history of chicken pox


  • Please bring a photo ID

  • You do not need to bring the I-693 form

  • Expect to perform the mandatory/CDC required testing during your visit, which includes the new tuberculosis blood test (Quantiferon gold), syphilis and gonorrhea, for all applicants above the age of 15 years

  • Please bring any vaccination records if available. Any vaccinations administered by our office are at an additional cost

  • Bring someone to translate

  • Cash payments are only accepted, there are ATMs in close proximity to our office


Patient information



We are committed to:

  •  Making sure that medical information that identifies you is kept private.

  •  Providing you with this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices

  • Follow the terms of this notice

  • Notify you, after management’s review, if we are unable to agree to a requested restriction on how your information is used or disclosed.

  • Accommodate reasonable requests for communications of your health information in a particular manner or to a location other than your permanent address.

  • Obtain your written authorization to disclose your health information for reason other than those listed above and permitted under law.

Pinnacle Family Care reserves the right to change the terms of this notice and to make the new provisions effective for all protected health information it maintains.  Revised notices will be made available to you by posting them in our facilities, posting them on our website at, and/or upon your request, we will provide you with a copy of the most recent copy of our Notice of Privacy Practice.

Included below are our policies, feel free to click on each policy to view them.



What to Expect at Your Yearly Physical Exam
  1. Check your portal account to see if there are health reminders or questionnaires that need to be completed.

  2. During the visit, you will receive a comprehensive examination.

  3. We ask that you come in (2) two days before your visit for labs with Lab Corp or (2) weeks before your visit for lab draws. If you are unable to come ahead of time, be prepared to have labs drawn at your visit.  If your labs were drawn before your physical you will receive your results at your physical. When labs are drawn at your physical, results will be given in 72 hours.

  4. Physical Exams are for non-problem visits. If you have a problem based on insurance guidelines you will be charged a co-pay.

*Those getting fasted labs should do the following:

Fasted labs scheduled in the morning should not have breakfast.

Fasted labs scheduled in the afternoon may have breakfast, but should not have lunch.

*Take all medications as prescribed unless told by the provider not to.

What to Expect at Your Annual Wellness Exam or Welcome to Medicare Physical Exam
  1. This is not a traditional visit you will not get a head to toe exam.

  2. These exams are for screening and patient information only.

  3. Healthcare power of attorney and code status will be discussed.

  4. A plan for your ongoing health will be given.

  5. Minimal labs will be done at this visit.


"From the moment I walked into the office I was met with professionalism and a warm environment"


April 17, 2019

"Awesome office of employees and a great physician!"


November 13, 2018

"One of the best doctors on the East Coast! Very knowledgeable, caring and consistent!"


September 12, 2016

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3625 Cape Center Dr
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Fax: 910.483.6225

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