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Samuel S. Lentz, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

281 Ratings
40 Comments
 

Samuel S. Lentz, M.D.

Section Head,
Professor,


Clinical Interests

Fecal Incontinence, Gynecologic Oncology (general), Gynecologic Surgery, Urinary Incontinence Surgery, Vaginal Prolapse Repair

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-6673
Department: 336-716-5794

Email: slentz@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Wake Forest University, 1974
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 1978
  • Internship, Obstetrics & Gynecology, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1979
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1982
  • Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, 1989

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

NPI Number

  • 1154306702
Samuel S. Lentz, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

281 Ratings
40 Comments
 

Samuel S. Lentz, M.D.

Section Head, Gynecologic Oncology
Professor, Gynecologic Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Urology

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-6673 | Department: 336-716-5794

Email: slentz@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Winkler SS, Kelly MG, Lentz SS, Berliner SH, Swain MF, Skinner HG, Schwartz GG. Overa: a prediction tool using serum calcium to discriminate malignant from benign pelvic masses [abstract]. Gynecol Oncol. 2015;137(3):597.

Kelly MG, Winkler SS, Lentz SS, Berliner SH, Swain MF, Skinner HG, Schwartz GG. Serum calcium and serum albumin are biomarkers that can discriminate malignant from benign pelvic masses. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015;24(10):1593-1598.

Coleman RL, Ali S, Levenback CF, Gold MA, Fowler JM, Judson PL, Bell MC, De Geest K, Spirtos NM, Potkul RK, Leitao MM Jr, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Rossi EC, Lentz SS, Burke JJ II, Van Le L, Trimble CL.. Is bilateral lymphadenectomy for midline squamous carcinoma of the vulva always necessary? An analysis from Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) 173. Gynecol Oncol. 2013;128(2):155-159.

Levenback CF, Ali S, Coleman RL, Gold MA, Fowler JM, Judson PL, Bell MC, De Geest K, Spirtos NM, Potkul RK, Leitao MM Jr, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Rossi EC, Lentz SS, Burke JJ II, Van Le L, Trimble CL. Lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node biopsy in women with squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva: a gynecologic oncology group study. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30(31):3786-91.

Herzog TJ, Sill MW, Walker JL, O'Malley D, Shahin M, DeGeest K, Weiner SA, Mutch D, DeBernardo RL, Lentz SS. A phase II study of two topotecan regimens evaluated in recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study (GOG 146Q). Gynecol Oncol. 2011;120(3):454-458.

Coleman RL, Brady WE, McMeekin DS, Rose PG, Soper JT, Lentz SS, Hoffman JS, Shahin MS. A phase II evaluation of nanoparticle, albumin-bound (nab) paclitaxel in the treatment of recurrent or persistent platinum-resistant ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer: a Gynecologic Oncology Group study. Gynecol Oncol. 2011;122(1):111-115.

Parson EN, Lentz S, Russell G, Shen P, Levine EA, Stewart JH IV. Outcomes after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal surface dissemination from ovarian neoplasms. Am J Surg. 2011;202(4):481-486.

Helm CW, Richard SD, Pan J, Bartlett D, Goodman MD, Hoefer R, Lentz SS, Levine EA, Loggie BW, Miller B, et al. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in ovarian cancer: first report of the HYPER-O Registry. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2010;20(1):61-69.

Helm C, Richard SD, Pan J, Bartlett D, Goodman MD, Hoefer R, Lentz SS, Levine EA, Loggie BW, Miller B, et al. Hyperthermic chemotherapy for ovarian cancer--report of the HYPERO Registry [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010;17(Suppl 1):S88.

Parson N, Shen P, Russell GB, Lentz SS, Levine EA, Stewart JH. Outcomes after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal surface dissemination from ovarian neoplasms [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010;17(Suppl 1):S120.

Werle DM, Smith J, Entrikin DW, Lentz SS, Leyendecker JR, Badlani G. Standardization of pelvic organ prolapse on MRI [abstract]. Neurourol Urodyn. 2008;27(2):127-128.

Lentz SS, Miller BE, Kucera GL, Levine EA. Intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy using carboplatin: a phase I analysis in ovarian carcinoma. Gynecol Oncol. 2007;106(1):207-210.

Rotman M, Sedlis A, Piedmonte MR, Bundy B, Lentz SS, Muderspach LI, Zaino RJ. A phase III randomized trial of postoperative pelvic irradiation in stage IB cervical carcinoma with poor prognostic features: follow-up of a gynecologic oncology group study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006;65(1):169-176.

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Professor, Gynecologic Oncology

Clinical Interests

Fecal Incontinence, Gynecologic Oncology (general), Gynecologic Surgery, Urinary Incontinence Surgery, Vaginal Prolapse Repair
Samuel S. Lentz, M.D.

Samuel S. Lentz, M.D.

Section Head, Gynecologic Oncology
Professor, Gynecologic Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Urology

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Samuel S. Lentz, M.D.281 Ratings
40 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
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.2



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.

3/18/2016

*Dr. Lentz is outstanding. Very knowledgeable which installs confidence in him as your care provider. You are his top priority.

3/18/2016

*Dr. Lentz very good doctor.

3/17/2016

*Dr. Lentz spent ample time with me and addressed all my concerns.

3/16/2016

*Dr. Lentz is a superb physician and excels in all of these areas.

3/3/2016

Not enough space to praise *Dr. Lentz...amazing & caring man, the best!!

2/29/2016

I can't say enough nice things about Dr. Lentz. I trust him completely with my particular health problems. He is very nice and yet is professional in his approach.

2/26/2016

*Dr. Lentz is very thorough with his exams, follow-up and explanations.

2/25/2016

I would recommend this provider to anyone in need of this type service.

2/23/2016

Dr Lentz is caring, compassionate and skilled. He saved my life!!

2/21/2016

Extraordinary doctor and I feel uncommonly lucky to have him. It is not overstating it to say that his experience, insight and medical acumen quite simply ... saved my life.

1/27/2016

I have recommended this physician to others. I have always had the utmost confidence IN him.

1/21/2016

Dr. Lentz and his entire staff was very concerned about my condition and needs. I have been to several Doctors for this problem and feel very confident that Dr.Lentz will be able to help me resolve my health issues.

1/20/2016

Dr. Lentz released me from his care. I was elated. He has been an excellent doctor for me because he helped me a great deal when I had to have surgery. I would never hesitate to refer him to someone. Excellent!

1/7/2016

I was very happy with the care and discussion I had with this provider.

1/1/2016

Likelihood of recommending this care provider is rated fair only because it is impossible to get in touch with him after you see him on this visit. Provider is excellent...just no further communication.

12/20/2015

Very Good experience

11/25/2015

They were the best. *Dr. Samuel Lentz is the kindest, most considerate, WONDERFUL Dr. ever. THANKS.

11/24/2015

I would definitely recommend Dr Lentz to anyone!

11/2/2015

The only thing I am concern about is that I am having surgery this month and still do not know which Friday in November it will be. Doctor Lentz has be wonderful to me.

10/27/2015

Sam Lentz is an excellent physician. Wake Forest is fortunate to have him on the staff.

10/14/2015

I would highly recommend Dr Lentz.He is such a caring and compassionate dr. I would wait as long as I needed to to have him as my dr.

9/24/2015

I have complete confidence and trust in Dr Lentz

9/22/2015

Couldn't have been more satisfied.

9/20/2015

I tell anyone who will listen that I have the best doctor and that I go to the best hospital. I really appreciate how well you take care of me.

9/7/2015

due to the length of time I was at the clinic I happened to get very nauseous and left with a headache. I had to drive myself home which is quite a distance from the clinic.

8/29/2015

Dr very pleasant

8/11/2015

Dr. Lutz is top drawer!! GREAT!!!!!!

8/3/2015

He's the BEST!

7/27/2015

Both Dr.'s I spoke with and was examined by were the best. No one could have treated me with more concern and respect.

7/24/2015

Everyone I've dealt with (especially Dr. Lentz) has been so kind and caring. Even employees who see you in the hall when you're trying to find a specific section/location will stop what they are doing to offer assistance. Yesterday a very nice man walked us to where we were trying to go. Excellent marks for the approach to patients and their families. Dr. Lentz inspires confidence and I had no hesitation to put my serious health issue in his hands.

6/29/2015

I will tell everyone who need a Gyn. to contact his office very good Dr.

6/28/2015

Dr Lentz is caring, compassionate, extremely skilled and knowledgeable. I am so blessed that my health care provider referred me to De Lentz. I trust him with my life!!!

6/24/2015

I hope I don't need to recommend this provider and the likelihood is fairly low, but I would. recommend him in a heartbeat.

6/23/2015

He is the best!!!

6/16/2015

he's the best

6/16/2015

Dr Lentz and his staff are always very professional and courteous. I would highly recommend them to others.

6/2/2015

*Dr. Lentz is exceptionally knowledgeable, thorough, and personable. I would highly recommend him.

5/20/2015

Excellent! Thorough. Extensive knowledge and experience.

5/16/2015

Dr. Lentz went well beyond normal expectations and was very caring and compassionate.

4/29/2015

Dr. Lentz is a wonderful Dr. I feel very fortunate to have him as my Gynecologist oncology specialist.

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