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

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

103 Ratings

Richard W. Lord, M.D.


Clinical Locations

Family Medicine - Piedmont Plaza I

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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

NPI Number

  • 1346224854
Richard W. Lord, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

103 Ratings

Richard W. Lord, M.D.

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

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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.

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.

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Richard W. Lord, M.D.

Richard W. Lord, M.D.

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

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Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

Richard W. Lord, M.D.103 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.


Regardless of how bad I'm feeling I have a sense of well-being when Dr. Lord walks in because I know that I will be well taken care of.


I won't see anyone else


Spent more time with me than I expected, answered all concerns, asked follow-up questions, overall a great visit.


Dr. Lord provided me with an earlier visit than I could schedule due to my diabetic needs, it was so appreciated! He took his time with me at the appt. answering all my questions, he made me feel he genuinely cared about me, amazing person and doc!!


I feel exceptionally fortunate that Dr. Lord is my physician. Many Thanks!


*Dr. Lord has been my dr for so long I think of him as a friend.


Dr. Lord always takes time to listen and explain. He is a wonderful doctor and I am grateful to be his patient.


Performed hand hygiene before and after my care


Dr. Lord is the most trusting doctor I've ever had. He encourages me do take very good care of myself. Because of his help my diabetes has dropped the most in several years. I value his medical advice. Also I would recommend him to others. If he was to ever leave I would follow him.


Dr. Lord is fantastic and spends as much time as needed for the visit.


Good experience it's usually.


*Dr. Richard Lord is very concerned and he explains everything.


#1. The best.


My doctor is very good but getting appointment with is hard and long. Usually I have wait awhile for app. to see him. But I end up seeing someone else.


Dr. Lord is by far the best physician I have ever seen. Having 100% confidence in my doctor makes such a difference both to me and family members. I am grateful for the care he has provided me for over 10 years.


*Richard Lord is an incredible doctor.


Dr Lord is a great provider.


What more can I say...............always a "Very Good" experience

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