Temporary Visitor Restrictions Implemented

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To protect the health of patients, their loved ones, and the medical staff, all Wake Forest Baptist inpatient locations have implemented temporary visitor restrictions that will remain in effect through the flu season.  

  • Children under 18 may not visit patients. Exceptions may be made under certain circumstances. See the patient's nurse for details.
  • Visitors 18 and over should be free from fever, cough, colds, or stomach virus symptoms. 

Further details are available in the press release.

Our New Medical Education Building at Innovation Quarter

A new Medical Education Building for the Wake Forest School of Medicine in Innovation Quarter has just been announced.

We have launched a $50 million philanthropic capital campaign to fund the transformation of a former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company building into an optimal learning environment.

The building is adjacent to 525@vine, which houses our Physician Assistant Studies, and Division of Public Health Sciences, and near Wake Forest Biotech Place, our modern research facility.

 

Same Day/Next Day Appointments

Learn more about same day/next day appointments.

We believe you deserve the very best care available, even when you don’t have a lot of time to wait. So now we’re able to see most new and existing primary care and orthopaedic services patients in 24 hours or less – often the same day or next business day. Take advantage of faster access to our most requested services.

Simple, Secure Access to Your Medical Information

Sign up for our FREE patient portal today.

At Wake Forest Baptist, we are committed to providing our patients with a simple, secure way to access their medical information (such as lab results and future appointments) and e-mail their healthcare providers for more information (including prescription refills) about their care.

Access your health information online, anytime. Please view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section for information on how to get started.  

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Insulin Nasal Spray Shows Promise as Treatment for Alzheimer’s

A recent pilot study has shown that a man-made form of insulin delivered by nasal spray may improve working memory and other mental capabilities in adults with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease dementia.

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Wake Forest Baptist Donates AEDs to Local High Schools

The Heart and Vascular Center at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center recently donated an automated external defibrillator to West Forsyth High School and Reagan High School.

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Wake Forest Baptist First in State with Novel, Alternative Technique to Open Heart Surgery

Physicians at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have successfully performed a rare cardiac procedure with a technique that creates a new pathway to the heart for valve replacement.

 

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'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies

The wide variety and complexity of foods served at holiday gatherings can pose a threat for people with food allergies, Wake Forest Baptist experts warn. 

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High School Football Players Show Brain Changes after One Season

A recent study has shown that some high school football players exhibit measurable brain changes after a single season of play even in the absence of concussion.

 

 

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