Born in Parkersburg, WV, Dr. Kinter received his B.A... degree in Microbiology from Clemson University, SC. He received his medical degree from the University of SC in Charleston. He completed his family medicine residency at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC in 1994 and has been Board Certified in Family Medicine since 1994. Dr. Kinter joined Midway Medical Center in 1999. He is certified in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (American Academy of Pediatrics) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS - American Heart Association) as well as Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS). Dr. Kinter serves as the Chief of the Maternal Child Health Service at Haywood Regional Medical Center and on the Board of Trustees.