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Megan M. Alexander, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

474 Ratings
72 Comments
 

Megan M. Alexander, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Locations

University Internal Medicine - Country Club

Clinical Interests

Preventive Medicine, Primary Care, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-2800
Department: 336-713-2800

Insurance Accepted »

Education & Training

  • B.A., Emory University, 1990
  • M.D., Emory University, 1999
  • Internship, Medicine, WFU School of Medicine, 2000
  • Residency, Medicine, WFU School of Medicine, 2002

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1467438739
Megan M. Alexander, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

474 Ratings
72 Comments
 

Megan M. Alexander, M.D.

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-2800 | Department: 336-713-2800

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Megan M. Alexander, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

474 Ratings
72 Comments
 

Megan M. Alexander, M.D.

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Preventive Medicine, Primary Care, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-2800
Department: 336-713-2800

Insurance Accepted »

Megan Alexander

Dr. Megan Alexander is a specialist in primary care medicine (internal medicine).

Megan M. Alexander, MD
University Internal Medicine - Country Club
4614 Country Club Road
Winston-Salem
336-716-WAKE or 336-713-8200

Medical Degree: Emory University
Internship and Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine

Question: What brought you to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center?

Answer: I'm originally from Clemson, South Carolina. I came to Wake Forest Baptist in 1999 to do my residency in Internal Medicine and then stayed to be on the faculty for one year. I left for five years to work at the Veterans Administration but returned to the Medical Center last year. I missed working with the residents and medical students plus I wanted a more varied patient population than I had at the VA.

Q: What are your clinical specialties?

A: I specialize in the primary care of adults with an emphasis on preventing and treating chronic disease. My focus is care of the "whole patient" - I am trained to manage multiple chronic medical conditions and coordinate care of multiple subspecialists.

Q: What is your patient care philosophy?

A: I enjoy preventive care and focusing on a team-based approach with the patient to prevent problems and treat existing illness. I feel patients are responsible for much of their health and wellness, and I promote healthy lifestyle choices they can make. I try to be practical about costs as this is often important to many patients: I try to prescribe generic medications if these will work well for the patient and try to keep tests to a minimum.

Q: What do you enjoy most about working with patients?

A. I enjoy seeing how happy patients become when they realize that a lifestyle change has profoundly improved a medical condition. An example of this are diabetic patients who dramatically improve their glucose control by losing just five to ten pounds. These results make patients realize they have more control over their illness than they originally thought.

Q: What are fun facts we should know about you?

I'm married to Richard Alexander who builds custom homes and we have three children. We enjoy camping, biking and any outdoor activity.

Megan M. Alexander, M.D.

Megan M. Alexander, M.D.

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

Megan M. Alexander, M.D.474 Ratings
72 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
5.0
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
5.0
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.7



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

10/25/2016

I TRUST *Dr. Alexander with my health care. She is an excellent physician.

10/25/2016

I have recommended Dr. Alexander to others and those she could take on as new patients have been thrilled.

10/19/2016

Dr. Alexander always listens to my concerns. She always offers advise in terms I can understand. I think she is a wonderful doctor and yes I do recommend her to friends.

10/18/2016

Dr. Alexander is one of the finest physicians I have had, and I am grateful for her

10/4/2016

I wish all the DR's I see were like Dr. Alexander. She cares for my medical and emotional needs.

9/28/2016

right allocation of time and effort

9/28/2016

Best primary care doctor I have had and I am 73 years old.

9/23/2016

I have recommended Dr. Alexander to several friends that are now her patients.

9/23/2016

Any person couldn't ask for a better PC. *Dr. Alexander is kind, knowledgeable, sensitive to my issues and she is just a good person.

9/22/2016

Couldn't be any better

9/20/2016

I love *Dr. Alexander - she is very compassionate and listens to your concerns.

9/19/2016

dr Alexander is compassionate, wise, and sincere. exemplary Doctor!!!!!

9/13/2016

we feel grateful for dr Alexander

9/8/2016

Dr. Alexander is the best!

9/6/2016

Dr Alexander is great,easy to talk to,always listens and explains plan of care. she is the best.

9/3/2016

I can not say enough good things about Dr. Alexander's caring, compassion and her competency as my primary care. I have the greatest of confidence in her and her staff.

8/31/2016

Excellent.

8/31/2016

Excellent provider. I appreciate her approach to a problem by trying the least invasive plan first with good follow up to check on resolution.

8/23/2016

Dr. Alexander is the most thorough & knowledgable physician that I have encountered.

8/23/2016

great doctor very concerned. listens well

8/11/2016

Dr. Alexander is the best!

8/3/2016

Megan Alexander, MD is likely one of the very best providers I have ever met. As a retired NP, I am vigilant about choosing providers I can trust and respect. Dr. Alexander is an asset to the WFUBMC system.

7/27/2016

good physician

7/19/2016

Dr. Alexander is very thorough, professional, and upbeat. I have recommended many patients to her practice. I feel very confident in her medical decision making and dedication to my overall health.

7/11/2016

Dr. Alexander is a very thorough and compassionate doctor. She is very attentive to questions and recommends treatment plans. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great doctor.

7/11/2016

she's the best

7/8/2016

I was recommended to *Dr. Alexander by a friend. I am SO glad I made the change and am under her care!

6/30/2016

Dr. Alexander is a wonderful doctor. She explains things in a way that I can understand and always seems genuinely concerned for my well being.

6/30/2016

Excellent care.

6/29/2016

I feel she is an excellent doctor and I appreciated her seeing me.

6/21/2016

Dr Alexander is a fantastic doctor!!! She is easy to speak with about any medical concerns. She spends time listening. I would recommend her to anyone.

6/18/2016

Dr. Alexander is a role model for other physicians and caregivers!

6/9/2016

Dr. Alexander has been my provider for many years. She consistently shows concern for my health and speaks to me in language I can easily understand. She is one of the most compassionate physicians I have ever had.

6/8/2016

dr. Alexander is very kind and understanding.

5/31/2016

Dr.. Alexander has always been very kind considerate and compassionate

5/27/2016

I love Dr. Alexander

5/24/2016

Awesome Doctor!!!!

5/21/2016

I know Dr.Alexander is not accepting new patient, but if she was I would recommend her to all I know. She is easy to talk to and very passionate in how she cares for me. When I went on 5/11 she was waiting for me to come in to explain my MRI and made sure all my referrals were done. She was in network for me and now she is out of network for me and I refuse to change. She makes me feel like I'm part of her family.

5/17/2016

Dr. Alexander is a very caring, smart physician whom I respect greatly.

5/12/2016

I have the best doctor.Dr Meagan Alexander.Her bedside manner is so caring she takes time to explain labwork and any tests ex xrays Ct scans she really explains everything and always orders follow up test if needed My health is fair and I truely believe that iam healthier because of the excellant care that I receive from Dr Alexander.I trust her medicial expertise and would recommend her to anyone I know who is in need of a good primary care physician.

5/11/2016

*Dr. Alexander is always attentive & easy to talk to. I have come to her with a variety of problems & she is always helpful.

5/4/2016

Dr. M Alexander is the Best Dr I have ever seen, she is caring, listens to what I have to say, she is also understanding, I have total confidence in her.

4/29/2016

Dr. Alexander always takes time to talk with me in depth about any issues I have. Could not ask for a better provider.

4/20/2016

Dr. Alexander embodies the rare qualities of professionalism and compassion in one individual. It is with much sadness that I must find a primary care provider nearer to my current home. My appreciation to Dr. Alexander and her staff is enormous.

4/19/2016

Megan Alexander is an excellent doctor. I am so very grateful that she is my PCP.

4/12/2016

If I didn't have confidence I would have left long ago.

4/7/2016

Very kind and compassionate

2/27/2016

I have recommended her to others as she is great!

2/15/2016

*Dr. Alexander is the best doctor I've ever had & I am always recommending her to friends.

2/15/2016

Very good!

2/15/2016

I am a fairly new patient(last 2-1/2 years and very pleased with the physicians I have seen.

2/13/2016

Best primary care physician I've ever had. Listens, draws you out the questions and responds with explicit recommendations.

2/10/2016

*Dr. Alexander is an excellent doctor - excellent bedside manner.

2/9/2016

excellent

2/8/2016

I've always received excellent care from Dr. Alexander. She is the best.

2/5/2016

I always receive exceptional care for staff and Doctor every time I come! I am so thankful for this kind attention and wonderful service!

1/27/2016

Dr. Alexander is efficient yet compassionate and wonderfully competent at putting together all the clues, ruling out what doesn't apply or isn't likely and then figuring out the problem. I am very confident she is an excellent physician. And I never hesitate to recommend her to anyone looking for a doctor.

1/26/2016

I am so thankful that Megan Alexander is my doctor. She is wonderful! And I have recommended her to others.

1/25/2016

Confidence in this provider is absolute!

1/19/2016

I think Dr Alexander is excellent. She listens well. She always has practical solutions/suggestions.She does not over-test in my opinion.Her follow up of labs is always prompt.

1/7/2016

Appreciated info provided about Medicare. Wellness visit.

1/7/2016

Again can't say enough about *Dr. Alexander - I once asked her if she reads her reviews & she said no - She is humble!

1/5/2016

Dr. Alexander is the best doctor. Would recommend her to anyone. Wish all doctors cared as much about their patients as she does.

1/4/2016

Dr. Alexander is fantastic. She maintains your personal dignity, is clear, concise and caring. She truly listens and hears which is evident in feedback given.

1/1/2016

One of the Best Physicians at WFBH. Needs to be cloned.

12/28/2015

Dr. Alexander is the best. She does all the doctorly things just right and I always leave with a sense of optimism about the problem that brought me in.

12/26/2015

Dr. Alexander is THE BEST & I am sooo glad to see she was one of WFBH top Physician's of 2015 because she truly deserves to be. She takes time with her patients, uses personal examples as applicable, works with you on plan of care & timely follow up. I would recommend to anyone, however, she does not have availability on her schedule to accept new patients!!

12/15/2015

Excellent care from start to finish.

12/15/2015

Dr. Alexander is a "star"

12/15/2015

Dr. Alexander is the greatest physician ever!! She is not only the best doctor but treats you like a friend. I have never had a physician that was as caring and knowledgeable as Dr. Alexander. I wish all physicians could be just like her!! I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Alexander, she's super!!

12/15/2015

Dr. Megan Alexander is terrific, caring, efficient, and wonderful. All the staff and reception are friendly and accommodating. I recommend her to everyone I know.

12/15/2015

Wonderful experience.

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