Shahla Namak, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

40 Ratings

Shahla Namak, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Locations

Family Medicine - Piedmont Plaza I

Clinical Interests

Adult and Child Care, Family Medicine, Prenatal Care and Obstetrics, Women's Health

Contact Information

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

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Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Mosul College of Medicine-Iraq, 1984
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Alwia Maternity Hospital, 1990
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Baladi Hospital, 1991
  • Fellowship, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Al-Yermook Hospital, 1992
  • Internship, Medicine, Loyola Univ Medical Center, 2001
  • Residency, Family Medicine, West Suburban Hosp, 2004
  • Fellowship, Obstetrics, West Suburban Hosp, 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine


  • Am Academy Of Family Physician

NPI Number

  • 1174507537
Shahla Namak, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

40 Ratings

Shahla Namak, M.D.

Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Research Interests

Diabetes, Gestational; Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring; Patient Selection; Diabetes Mellitus; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7858 | Department: 336-716-4479

Recent Publications

Providing preconception care in type 2 diabetes. Cassidy-Vu L, Linn E, Namak SY, Kirk JK.. J Diabetes Metab Disord Control. 2014;1(4):.

Do patients with type 2 diabetes who aren't taking insulin benefit from self-monitoring blood glucose?. Namak SY, Kirk JK, Kramer R.. J Fam Pract. 2013;62(1):39-48.

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

Diabetes: rethinking risk and the Dx that fits. Kirk JK, Namak S.. J Fam Pract. 2009;58(5):248-256.

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Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Clinical Interests

Adult and Child Care, Family Medicine, Prenatal Care and Obstetrics, Women's Health
Shahla Namak, M.D.

Shahla Namak, M.D.

Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

Shahla Namak, M.D.40 Ratings


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Have already recommended a friend/co-worker who has an appt. on 9/12/16


She, *Dr. Namak, listened to my symptoms and believed me. That's why she order an x-ray of chest and echocardiogram they discovered the fluid around my heart I owe her a lot.


She's the best.


Doctor Namak is A Valued Asset to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. I've been under Her care for years. I trust Doctor Namak with ALL my care. Doctor Namak always shows her concern for any situation or question that I may have. I really appreciate Doctor Namak !


Since it was a sick visit I was initially scheduled with another provider. When *Dr. Namak saw me she worked me into he schedule. I appreciated that.




She was extremely thoughtful and attentive.


I am very pleased with Dr. Namak.

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