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Robert J. Evans, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

435 Ratings

Robert J. Evans, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4131
Department: 336-716-4131

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Education & Training

  • M.D., Thomas Jefferson University, 1982
  • Internship, Surgery, University of Virginia, 1983
  • Residency, Urology, U Va Health Sciences Ctr, 1988

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology, Urology


  • Am Coll Of Surgeons

NPI Number

  • 1477549707
Robert J. Evans, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

435 Ratings

Robert J. Evans, M.D.

Associate Professor, Urology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Research Interests

Cystitis, Interstitial; Urinary Bladder; Pelvic Pain; Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation; Sacrum
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Contact Information

Department: 336-716-4131

Recent Publications

Evaluation of the efficacy of postmortem human bladder tissue as a normal comparator for case-controlled gene expression studies in urology. Matthews CA, Eschenroeder A, Badlani G, Evans R, Walker SJ.. Neurourol Urodyn. 2017;36(4):1076-1080.

Bladder capacity is a biomarker for a bladder-centric versus systemic manifestation in interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome. Walker SJ, Zambon J, Andersson KE, Langefeld C, Matthews CA, Badlani G, Bowman H, Evans RJ.. J Urol. 2017;198(2):369-374.

A phase II study of the efficacy and safety of the novel oral SHIP1 activator AQX-1125 in subjects with moderate to severe interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome. Nickel JC, Egerdie B, Davis E, Evans R, Mackenzie L, Shrewsbury SB.. J Urol. 2016;196(3):747-754.

The role of urinary diversion for bladder pain. Koslov D, Evans R.. Curr Bladder Dysfunct Rep. 2016;11(2):181-186.

Current guidelines in the management of interstitial cystitis. Colaco M, Evans R.. Transl Androl Urol. 2015;4(6):677-683.

Correlation of gene expression with bladder capacity in interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome. Colaco M, Koslov DS, Keys T, Evans RJ, Badlani GH, Andersson KE, Walker SJ.. J Urol. 2014;192(4):1123-1129.

Transcriptome analysis of bladder biopsy from interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome patients. Walker SJ, Colaco M, Koslov DS, Keys T, Evans RJ, Badlani GH, Andersson KE.. Genom Data. 2014;2():366-368.

Current recommendations for bladder instillation therapy in the treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome. Colaco MA, Evans RJ.. Curr Urol Rep. 2013;14(5):442-447.

Sacral neuromodulation is an effective treatment for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: con [editorial]. Evans RJ.. J Urol. 2012;188(6):2044-2045.

Proof of concept trial of tanezumab for the treatment of symptoms associated with interstitial cystitis. Evans RJ, Moldwin RM, Cossons N, Darekar A, Mills IW, Scholfield D.. J Urol. 2011;185(5):1716-1721.

A multi-site study confirms abnormal glycosylation in the Tamm-Horsfall protein of patients with interstitial cystitis. Parsons CL, Proctor J, Teichman JS, Nickel JC, Davis E, Evans R, Zupkas P, Phillips C, Shaw T, Naidu N, et al.. J Urol. 2011;186(1):112-116.

Overactive bladder and pain: management strategies. Patel BN, Evans RJ.. Curr Urol Rep. 2010;11(6):379-384.

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Associate Professor, Urology

Clinical Interests

Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Robert J. Evans, M.D.

Robert J. Evans, M.D.

Associate Professor, Urology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Robert J. Evans, M.D.435 Ratings


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

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.


I had to wait 2.5 hours before seeing the doctor and then he was with me only 10 min. I had told the nurse that I had another appt. and she said she would tell the dr. Maybe that is why he rushed me through and never said anything about a follow up visit. He also acted like he was upset with me because I told him that I could not take one of the medications.


I LOVE Dr.Evans.He is the best! The wait is just ridiculous.


good/excellent compared to other urologist i went to .........


Dr Evans makes it easy to discuss concerns and issues without getting embarassed or intimidated


Excellent doctor. Love my visits with him.


*Dr. Evans - you're the bestest!


very good experience with Dr. Evans- He was very concerned and helpful


Dr. Evans is worth his weight in gold. I am a Clinician . He is the exception, not the rule . Smart and Caring .


Once I got to see Dr. Evans, I was very pleased with his explanations and recommendations for my treatment and his easing my anxieties with the kidney stone.


I wish every provider on my care team was as concerned, caring, efficient and helpful as Dr. Evans.


thank you


*Dr. Evans was knowledgeable and helpful in evalute, my disease. I felt an added peace to find him and trust in his medical recommendations. I drove 5 hours to see *Dr. Evans and he provided the care I expected for a specialist.


Dr. Evans is an outstanding provider!!


Dr. Evans does not rush patients in and out. Hebis truly caring.


Dr. Evans is a very caring, compassionate, and highly intelligent doctor in his field. I see him for my interstitial cystitis and he also helps me with my fibromyalgia. He has been a life saver for me over the years. I have been seeing Dr. Evans for 27 years now. I would hate to think where I would be without his help.


Dr.Evans is without a doubt the most amazing Doctor and person ever! I have been see him for years . Every single time I visit his office I get excellent personal attention from everyone!! His nurse Michelle is also wonderful and has always helped me with whatever I needed!!


Dr Evans address every concern you have at each visit. I always leave his office confident my concerns were heard and addressed


I have been a patient of Dr. Robert Evans' for over 10 years. I love the care he gives me and the knowledge he always remembers about myself and medical history. He is an amazing Doctor and I would recommend him to anyone!


most wonderful doctor!!!! dedicated and devoted to his work.


I have been to copious MD's for three years and he is the FIRST one who has shown insight AND suggestions to help me with my problem. Not only am I appalled by the perfprmance of the other MD's but I have decided that Dr. Evans walks on water. He believes his strenghts lie in his aumen for urology but believe me, his strengths are vast and much more prufound than that!


Dr Evans is excellent in all aspects of his profession and shows his intense interests in his patience needs and issues. A great communicator!


Dr Evans took a lot of time to answer my questions. he was extremely knowlegable about interstitual cystitis. He gave me different options for care and made me feel much more hopeful. He is an excellent physician.


Dr. Evans is the most amazing, compassionate doctor that I've ever met with. I would absolute recommend him to anyone who's looking for a urologist.


This doctor is specialized in a difficult to diagnose condition. i have recommended him to several others already. I trust him completely in my treatment options.


Good experience.


very thorough & concerned


I believe Dr. Robert Evans demonstrates what a physician should be: compassionate, caring, knowledgeable, and so very kind.


The man walks on water. Allow him to have fewer patients during the day. Give him everythign he wants. Throw more money at him. Well...... hmmm.. . on second thought, I drove over from Raleigh which was a pain. New plan - treat him really badly so he will quit and move to the Raleigh area!!!! Yeah - that's better! Give him 25% more patients and shorten the work day. Take away his parking space and dock his pay A LOT!! Just kidding. The man is fantastic and I am jealous "we" don't have him at Duke. Forget UNC - they are awful.


Robert Evans is a superior urologist. I have & will continue to recommend him to friends & family members. This doctor has made a huge difference in my quality of life. Furthermore, he has a bedside manner that is second to none & he has a compassion & quality of care that is rarely seen in the healthcare field anymore.


He explained what was going on in my body. Asked questions as to what I expected from him and what he could do. Then asked if I agreed with what we had discussed. I felt as if he was concerned with me and my problem which was a big problem to me.


The best physician I have ever had -


we recommend Dr. Evans to everyone who needs urinary care. we love him and trust him with everything.


He was very late




Very good Doctors visit with an outlook of great confidence in the advise and medication prescribed, and expecting excellent recovery from my health problem. I have a scheduled visit in about a month with Dr. Evans --- Looking forward to it! ---- hm


Excellent in all regards. A caring professional and a one of a kind individual. I feel very lucky to have someone like him taking care of the issues I am dealing with in my heal related areas of my life!


Excellent Doctor


I could not be more confident that I am in good hands with Dr Evans and his staff. I highly recommend him to my friends and family for their care. Although friendly and humble in his demeanor, Dr Evans is a true miracle worker.


Dr Evans is the best!


I have complete confidence & trust in *Dr. Evans.


if you make your appointment early in the morning there's a good chance you'll be seen within the half hour. if you make your appointment any later, there's a chance you'll be in the waiting room for two to three hours


I really appreciate the time, concern, and info.


Like I said, He's the best in the IC field and he takes time to listen and gives you many alternatives to your treatment!


Best Dr I have


Definitely would recommend to others!!


I wish Dr. Evans could be my GP. He's the best.


Dr. Evans is a wonderful doctor and his personal attentiveness and care is outstanding.


Dr. Evans is excellent and understands my anxiety about medication and surgery


Dr.Robert Evans has been my doctor for 10 years. I drive almost 4 hours to see him because I have the utmost confidence & faith in him over any other doctor. I appreciate the amount of time he takes with me & makes sure I'm okay with everything he is suggesting for me.


Dr. Evans is awesome!




Dr. Evans should be a role model for all physicians. He takes how ever much time is needed and always is alert to my concerns or questions. I trust him completely.


dr Evans always takes the time to listen and spends quality time with me even if running behind he never rushes thru an appt


I come three hours just to see *Dr. Evans!


just seeing Dr Evans makes me feel better. He is the only one who truly understands my disease. He is kind and beyond smart!! He is always straight with me and offers help. In my book, he is the best doctor I have ever seen for his intelligence, kindness and treatment. I thank my God for him everyday


very good experience.


*Dr. Evans has been my care provider almost from the time I was diagnosed w/ chronic IC. He has been a tremendous HELP TO me.


Excellent physician! *Dr. Evans always explains everything to your understanding He usually runs behind with his appointments but I never mind waiting for him.


Dr Evans is an amazing physician. I have tremendous confidence in him and his decisions regarding my health care.


very help and I was impressed


Every question was answered very well. I LEFT with no concerns. That's unusual when leaving a doctors office.


Dr. Evan's & his staff are fabulous. they understand the pain of IC.


All experience's with Dr. Evens has always been Positive one's.


Dr. Robert Evans is the definition of what a real medical professional truly is. I cannot even begin to describe how much I appreciate Dr. Evans as a medical care provider. He is absolutely one of the best in the industry and I am grateful for all of his help with my complicated medical condition.


Dr. Evans is the very best in my book!


Dr. Evans is simply a wonderful provider. I have referred him time and time again. He's a rare gem and I trust him completely.


Dr. Evans is the best! I have been a patient of his for 20 years and have seen him at four different locations.


an outstanding experience with medical staff

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