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Richard W. Lord, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

123 Ratings
20 Comments
 

Richard W. Lord, M.D.

Chair,
Professor,

Clinical Locations

Family Medicine - Piedmont Plaza I

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4479
Department: 336-716-4479

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1984
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 1988
  • M.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 2008

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1346224854
Richard W. Lord, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

123 Ratings
20 Comments
 

Richard W. Lord, M.D.

Chair, Family & Community Medicine
Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-9685 | Department: 336-716-4479

Recent Publications

Lord RW. Pharyngitis In: Paulman PM, Paulman AA, Harrison JD, Nasir L, Jarzynka K, eds. Taylor's differential diagnosis manual: symptoms and signs in the time-limited encounter. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2014: 99-102.

Kirk JK, Davis SW, Lawrence K, Hildebrandt CA, Lord RW Jr. Outcomes and medication use in a longitudinal cohort of type 2 diabetes patients, 2006 to 2012. J Clin Outcomes Manage. 2014;21(1):9-14.

Hall MA, Lord R. Obamacare: what the Affordable Care Act means for patients and physicians. BMJ. 2014;349():g5376.

Lord RW Jr. High physician fees and high health spending [letter]. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011;30(12):2457.

Kirk JK, Davis SW, Hildebrandt CA, Strachan EN, Peechara ML, Lord R. Characteristics associated with glycemic control among family medicine patients with type 2 diabetes. N C Med J. 2011;72(5):345-350.

Kirk JK, Strachan E, Martin CL, Davis SW, Peechara M, Lord R. Patient characteristics and process of care measures as predictors of glycemic control. J Clin Outcomes Manage. 2010;17(1):27-30.

Namak S, Lord RW Jr, Zolotor AJ, Kramer R. Which women should we screen for gestational diabetes mellitus? [question and answer]. J Fam Pract. 2010;59(8):467-468.

Lord RW. Pharyngitis In: Paulman PM, Paulman AA, Harrison JD, eds. Taylor's 10-minute diagnosis manual: symptoms and signs in the time-limited encounter. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2007: 103-106.

All Publications

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Richard W. Lord, M.D.

Richard W. Lord, M.D.

Chair, Family & Community Medicine
Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Richard W. Lord, M.D.123 Ratings
20 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
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.4



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.

4/20/2016

I have been coming to Dr. Lord since 2012 & even moved an hour away. I will continue to drive the long distance! Love him!

4/20/2016

This was my first visit with Dr. Lord. I am transferring from a Novant physician. I had heard good things about him and everything I was told is true. Nice guy who spent plenty of time getting to know me. I am happy he is now my primary care physician.

4/19/2016

I have been seeing Dr. Lord for many years and really trust him. On this visit he was helping me with medication for muscle spasms in my back with a new medication that will also help my mood as the last medication did not work and treating pain in my heel. He really listened to me about these problems as I was anxious about them. He prescribed new medications and explained the treatment plan. I like that he follows up on the multiplicity of my conditions including my mood and diabetes as well as these other problems. I have confidence nothing is overlooked. He is friendly, professional, caring, and trustworthy. A great doctor.

4/18/2016

*Dr. Lord is very good and is an excellent physician.

4/8/2016

I think *Dr. Lord is an excellent dr. and wouldn't have stayed with him this long.

2/25/2016

Very good.

2/16/2016

Dr. Lord has been my doctor for years. He is kind, professional and answers my health concerns and treats a variety of health problems I have. I have a great deal of trust in his judgment.

1/11/2016

Very few physicians are as compassionate and clinically excellent as *Dr. Lord - As good as they get. He is God's gift to the hurting & sick.

12/28/2015

Dr. Lord is the best. It's just not always easy to get an appointment with him. He stays booked way in advance. Maybe night clinics will make him more accessible.

11/22/2015

Dr. Lord is an exceptional doctor. I would recommend him to anyone.

11/16/2015

Dr Lord is the most intellegent respectful physician i have ever been to. Always concerned about my well being

11/1/2015

He has too many patients and is too involved with a variety of work-related obligations to give the level of care I experienced what we were at the U of IL and U of Wisconsin health care systems.

9/24/2015

Eye contact good.

9/8/2015

Dr Lord is the very best family dr in the area, in my opinion. It's just not always easy to get an appt with him, because he stays booked up.

9/4/2015

*Dr. Lord

8/31/2015

Dr. Lord is very personable and friendly, as well as knowledgeable and experienced. I felt like I was talking to a friend.

8/28/2015

We are in for a 15 min. check up, he never rushes us or act like he is trying to hurry us.

8/27/2015

Very good.

8/26/2015

I have every confidence in Dr. Lord

7/27/2015

Dr. Lord is the ideal family practitioner - I just wish he were available for all of my medical needs. I understand why I have to see a resident when I have the flu (or for whatever arises unexpectedly) but I would always prefer to see Dr. Lord.

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