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William B. Applegate, MD, MPH, MACPWake Forest Baptist Health

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4.8 out of 5

65 Ratings
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William B. Applegate, MD, MPH, MACP

Professor,

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-8250
Department: 336-713-8570

Email: wapplega@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Louisville, 1968
  • M.D., University of Louisville, 1972
  • M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health, 1973
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Boston Med Ctr, 1974
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Boston Med Ctr, 1975
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, North Carolina Mem Hosp, 1976

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1730163197
William B. Applegate, MD, MPH, MACP

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

65 Ratings
6 Comments
 

William B. Applegate, MD, MPH, MACP

Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

aging, fitness/physical

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-8548 | Department: 336-713-8570

Email: wapplega@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Odden MC, Wu C, Shlipak MG, Psaty BM, Katz R, Applegate WB, Harris T, Newman AB, Peralta CA. Blood pressure trajectory, gait speed, and outcomes: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016;():.

Williamson JD, Supiano MA, Applegate WB, Berlowitz DR, Campbell RC, Chertow GM, Fine LJ, Haley WE, Hawfield AT, Ix JH, Kitzman DW, Kostis JB, Krousel-Wood MA, Launer LJ, Oparil S, Rodriguez CJ, Roumie CL, Shorr RI, Sink KM, Wadley VG,. Intensive vs standard blood pressure control and cardiovascular disease outcomes in adults aged greater than or equal to 75 years: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2016;315(24):2673-2682.

Marsh AP, Applegate WB, Guralnik JM, Jack Rejeski W, Church TS, Fielding RA, Gill TM, King AC, Kritchevsky SB, Manini TM, McDermott MM, Newman AB, Stowe CL, Walkup MP, Pahor M, Miller ME. Hospitalizations during a physical activity intervention in older adults at risk of mobility disability: analyses from the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders randomized clinical trial. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016;64(5):933-943.

Papademetriou V, Lovato L, Doumas M, Nylen E, Mottl A, Cohen RM, Applegate WB, Puntakee Z, Yale JF, Cushman WC. Chronic kidney disease and intensive glycemic control increase cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes. Kidney Int. 2015;87(3):649-659.

Kalogeropoulos AP, Georgiopoulou VV, Murphy RA, Newman AB, Bauer DC, Harris TB, Yang Z, Applegate WB, Kritchevsky SB. Dietary sodium content, mortality, and risk for cardiovascular events in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) study. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(3):410-419.

Ober KP, Applegate WB. The electronic health record. Are we the tools of our tools?. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2015;78(1):8-14.

Applegate WB, Sink KM, Williamson JD. Managing high blood pressure in older persons with decline in function [editorial]. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015;66(5):745-747.

Neiberg RH, Rejeski JJ, Applegate WB, Clark JM, Knowler WC, Bray GA, Espeland MA, Cheskin LJ. Self-reported gastrointestinal symptoms in type 2 diabetes improve with an intensive lifestyle intervention: results from the Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) clinical trial. Clin Diabetes. 2015;33(4):181-188.

Miller ME, Williamson JD, Gerstein HC, Byington RP, Cushman WC, Ginsberg HN, Ambrosius WT, Lovato L, Applegate WB. Effects of randomization to intensive glucose control on adverse events, cardiovascular disease, and mortality in older versus younger adults in the ACCORD trial. Diabetes Care. 2014;37(3):634-643.

Gencer B, Butler J, Bauer DC, Auer R, Kalogeropoulos A, Marques-Vidal P, Applegate WB, Satterfield S, Harris T, Newman A, Vittinghoff E, Rodondi N. Association of electrocardiogram abnormalities and incident heart failure events. Am Heart J. 2014;167(6):869-875.

Mandyam MC, Soliman EZ, Alonso A, Dewland TA, Heckbert SR, Vittinghoff E, Cummings SR, Ellinor PT, Chaitman BR, Stocke K, Applegate WB, Arking DE, Butler J, Loehr LR, Magnani JW, Murphy RA, Satterfield S, Newman AB, Marcus GM. The QT interval and risk of incident atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2013;10(10):1562-1568.

Grimm RH, McNeil JJ, Applegate W, Beilin L, Espinoza S, Johnston CI, Kirpach B, Margolis K, Murray A, Nelson MR, Williamson J, et al. Study design of ASPirin in reducing events in the elderly (ASPREE): a randomized, controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013;36(2):555-564.

McDermott MM, Applegate WB, Bonds DE, Buford TW, Church T, Espeland MA, Gill TM, Guralnik JM, Haskell W, Lovato LC, Pahor M, Pepine CJ, Reid KF, Newman A. Ankle brachial index values, leg symptoms, and functional performance among community-dwelling older men and women in the lifestyle interventions and independence for elders study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013;2(6):e000257.

Callahan K, Gottlieb R, Applegate W, Atkinson H, Watkins F, Williamson J. Older adults receiving community-based services demonstrate high hospital utilization rates [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S187-S188.

Demons JL, Sink KM, Applegate WB, Davis BR, Lambros MA, Lawlor JS, Williamson JD. Early outcomes of a novel senior mentor program utilizing Meals on Wheels volunteers [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S85.

Sherman AM, Shumaker SA, Rejeski WJ, Morgan T, Applegate WB, Ettinger W. Social support, social integration, and health-related quality of life over time: results from the Fitness and Arthritis in Seniors Trial (FAST). Psychol Health. 2006;21(4):463-480.

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William B. Applegate, MD, MPH, MACP

William B. Applegate, MD, MPH, MACP

Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

William B. Applegate, MD, MPH, MACP65 Ratings
6 Comments


 

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CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.5



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4/15/2016

Exceptional physician; & compassion for patients.

2/24/2016

Excellent doctor - phenomenal care.

2/24/2016

*Dr. Applegate is an excellent physician! His staff is friendly & always makes you feel comfortable & at ease.

2/17/2016

Great care & visit.

9/18/2015

The best.

9/14/2015

Nurse had a dr. spend so much time with me and felt he had all the time to spend w/me and didn't rush me out so he could see the next patient. Concerned abt my health.

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