Endocrinology and Thyroid Clinics
Information about your clinic visits, insurance, appointments, prescription refills and more.
Section physicians deliver the highest quality contemporary medical care to large numbers of patients with diabetes mellitus, PCOS, disorders of lipoprotein metabolism, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, hypothalamic and pituitary disease, adrenal disease, abnormalities in calcium regulation, and gonadal dysfunction.
The Endocrinology Clinics are located at 4610 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem, NC. The Wake Forest Baptist Health Joslin Diabetes Center, the only Joslin/Harvard affiliate in the southeast, is also located at this address.
K. Patrick Ober, MD, currently sees patients on the 7th floor of the Janeway Clinical Sciences Tower and at the Joslin Diabetes Center on Country Club Rd.
Please note that none of the Endocrinology clinics will provide primary care services. The Section is a consultative practice only.
Patients who would like to be seen in consultation in our clinic, will need their Primary Care Physician to request consultation with the Section. Please have your physician's office call 336-713-7251 to request an appointment, as faxed referrals are not accepted. We will ask your physician's office to send your records for our review prior to your appointment.
If you are already an established patient in our Section, please call 336-713-7251 to schedule an appointment if you need to seen prior to your regularly scheduled appointment.
If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment, please call 336-713 7251 no later than 2 business days prior to your appointment to reschedule, so we may use this time for another patient.
For prescription refills, please have the pharmacy fax the refill request to 336-713-0306.
Requests are taken during office hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Medication refill requests are not taken after hours or on the
Please contact your pharmacist to verify that your prescription
has been called into the pharmacy and is ready for you to pick
Please note the following restrictions regarding prescription
We do not refill prescriptions prescribed by other physicians;
If you haven't been seen by our physicians within the last year,
you must schedule a follow-up visit prior to prescription
refill. We want to make sure that the medication is properly
dosed and that your health hasn't changed.
If you want to leave a message for your physician, please call
336-713-7251 during normal business hours. You will be asked
for your phone number and the best time for staff to call
back. Staff will return your call within 48 hours.
After Hours Calls
If you have an urgent medical problem and it cannot wait to talk
with your doctor during regular business hours, call
336-713-7251. The on-call doctor for Endocrinology will
return your call.
If you are having an Endocrinology emergency, go directly to the
Wake Forest Baptist Health Emergency Department or your nearest
emergency room. Upon your arrival, notify the staff that you are a
patient in the Endocrinology Clinic and give your endocrinologist's
Patients are normally notified of their lab or test results via
Requesting physicians will receive the results of any studies
done at your consultation visit, as well as the Endocrinologist's
consultation visit note.