Be Involved in Changing the Future of Health Care

The treatments of tomorrow are being developed today by the ideas and innovations of our scientists and physicians. But these ideas and innovations require scientific study to advance. 

Wake Forest Baptist Health conducts hundreds of clinical trials every year in an effort to detect, treat and prevent disease. By participating in a research study, you may provide future generations with the promise of better health. 

Welcoming Patients at Sports Medicine – Stratford

Wake Forest Baptist Health is now welcoming patients at its new Sports Medicine – Stratford site in Winston-Salem.

An experienced team of orthopaedic surgeons, family medicine doctors, physical therapists and massage therapists are on hand to diagnose and treat your simple to complex injuries and conditions. 

Extended weekday and Saturday hours available. 

 

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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Wake Forest Baptist in the News

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings for the 24th consecutive year.

The five specialties earning top-50 spots in the nation were Cancer (No. 19), Nephrology (No. 25), Ear, Nose & Throat (No. 35), Diabetes & Endocrinology (No. 36) and Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 46).

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings for the 24th consecutive year.
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Study using animal model provides clues to why cocaine is so addictive

Scientists in the physiology and pharmacology department at Wake Forest Baptist are one step closer to understanding what causes cocaine to be so addictive.

Study using animal model provides clues to why cocaine is so addictive
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New Era of Medical Education Celebrated with Opening of Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education

The Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education opened on July 19, 2016 in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem after an 18-month renovation of a former Reynolds American tobacco manufacturing plant. The timing of the opening coincided with Wake Forest School of Medicine introducing one of the most advanced medical school curricula in the country.

New Era of Medical Education Celebrated with Opening of Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
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Tips on Reducing Risk of Kidney Stones

Summer increases everyone’s risk of heat stroke and sunburn, but there’s another warm weather risk that often flies under the radar—kidney stones.

 

 

Tips on Reducing Risk of Kidney Stones
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Lowering Blood Pressure Reduces Risk of Heart Disease in Older Adults Without Increasing Risk of Falls

Intensive therapies to reduce high blood pressure can cut the risk of heart disease in older adults without increasing the risk for falls, according to doctors at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

 

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Seasonal farmworkers face battle to get health insurance

Farmworkers living in the U.S. legally through the h-2A visa program must be insured like most citizens. But reaching them is an uphill battle.  Thomas Arcury, Ph.D., said farmworkers work long hours, don’t have access to transportation or accumulate paid sick days.

Seasonal farmworkers face battle to get health insurance
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Share Your Opinions to Improve Health Care

Join the Wake Forest Baptist Health Panel to share your opinions and feedback with us. For participating you can earn points to redeem for Amazon gift cards!  

 

Learning to Treat Obesity as a Chronic Disease

Learning to Treat Obesity as a Chronic Disease

Physical education teacher regains control of her life after losing 70 pounds.

Health of Hispanic Population Gains Attention in Medical Research

Health of Hispanic Population Gains Medical Research Attention

Politicians, marketers and media moguls pay serious attention to this country’s Hispanic residents. The medical community is starting to do so, too.

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