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Knee and Hip Replacement at Wake Forest Baptist

If joint pain has you missing out on the things you enjoy, you should see one of our orthopaedic surgeons or specialists.

At Wake Forest Baptist, our experienced physicians provide the most advanced care meaning restoration of function, reduced pain and shortened recovery time.

With ten convenient locations, don't wait to get relief from joint pain.

Request a same day/next day appointment online or call 888-716-WAKE.

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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.

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We want to ensure that patients and their families can make informed decisions when choosing a health care provider. To help, we are sharing the results of our patient satisfaction surveys. These surveys contain information collected by our long-time partner Press Ganey, an independent patient experience company. 

Learn more about the Patient Satisfaction Survey including:

  • How ratings and comments are collected 
  • Our chief medical officer's video message 
  • Answers to frequently asked questions 

View an Example (click the Doctor Ratings tab) 


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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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Potty Training Before Age Two Can Cause Problems Later



Potty Training Before Age Two Can Cause Problems Later

Meditation May Mitigate Migraine Misery

Meditation might be a path to migraine relief, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study, conducted by Rebecca Erwin Wells, M.D., assistant professor of neurology, is published in the online edition of the journal Headache.
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• Find out more about neurology research

3-D Kidneys

Milestone Reached in Project to Build Replacement Kidneys

Regenerative medicine researchers at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have addressed a major challenge in the quest to build replacement kidneys in the lab. Working with human-sized pig kidneys, the scientists developed the most successful method to date to keep blood vessels in the new organs open and flowing with blood. If proven successful, the new method could potentially be applied to other complex organs that scientists are working to engineer, including the liver and pancreas.


Youth Football Study Receives Grant from National Institutes of Health

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has received a $3.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health, to continue studying the effects of head impacts in youth league football.




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Body Mechanics Key to Relieving, Avoiding Chronic Lower Back Pain

Body Mechanics Key to Relieving, Avoiding Chronic Lower Back Pain

If you want to steer clear of lower back pain, remember this: Arch is good, flat is bad. 

Encouraging Native American and Rural Students Toward Careers in Health

Encouraging Native American and Rural Students Toward Careers in Health

The MedCaT program is making health careers more accessible for high school students from extremely rural western North Carolina, in particular with Indian background. 

Medicine Looking Deeper Into Vital Differences Between Women and Men

Medicine Looking Deeper Into Vital Differences Between Women and Men

Men and women aren’t the same. That’s hardly an earth-shattering observation, but the fact is that, aside from the most obvious physical differences between the sexes, medicine has generally treated women as if they were merely smaller men.

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