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Andrew Michael Namen, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

132 Ratings
25 Comments
 

Andrew Michael Namen, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

General Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2011

Email: anamen@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Mercer University, 1988
  • M.D., Medical Coll Of Georgia, 1994

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Memberships

  • Amer Coll Of Chest Physicians
  • Am Coll Of Physicians
  • Am Medical Assn

NPI Number

  • 1518945872
Andrew Michael Namen, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

132 Ratings
25 Comments
 

Andrew Michael Namen, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

Research Interests

Sleep Apnea Syndromes; Medical Records; Aging; Aged, 80 and over; Ventilator Weaning
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Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2011

Email: anamen@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Physicians report sleep apnea infrequently in older and older vulnerable adults. Namen AM, Forest DJ, Huang KE, Feldman SR, Hazzard WR, Peters SP, Haponik EF.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017;65(9):2023-2028.

A feasible & systematic approach to the at risk patient with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea in the Preoperative Clinic and Surgical Navigation Center [abstract]. Namen A, Forest D, Zang M, Peters S, Haponik E.. In: Abstracts of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Perioperative Medicine Summit; 2017 Mar 8-11; Fort Lauderdale (FL). 2017;(no. 44):73-74.

Implementation of a systematic approach to screening for OSA in a Surgical Navigation Center (SNC) [abstract]. Stephens SE, Ahmad Z, Younger K, Foard K, Case D, Forest D, Namen A, Kumar S, Peters S, Haponik E.. Chest. 2017;152(4 Suppl):1073A.

Recognition of sleep apnea is increasing. Analysis of trends in two large, representative databases of outpatient practice. Namen AM, Chatterjee A, Huang KE, Feldman SR, Haponik EF.. . 2016;13(11):2027-2034.

Do I snore 50: a preoperative sleep questionnaire derived from hospital complications [abstract]. Namen AM, Forest D, Chatterjee A, Ahmad Z, Kumar S, Huang K, Pickens AW, Haponik EF.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016;193():A2512.

Do I snore 50: a sleep questionnaire that predicts major complications in the hospitalized elderly population [abstract]. Pickens AW, Namen AM, Forest D, Huang K, Williams JA, Wyderski RJ, Hazzard WR, Haponik EF.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016;193():A2513.

Identifying risk for obstructive sleep apnea in an inpatient population [abstract]. Pickens AW, Namen AM, Wyderski RJ, Williams JA, Huang K, Hazzard WR, Haponik EF.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016;193():A2514.

Update on geriatric sleep disorders [abstract]. McCall WV, Namen A, Reynolds CF III.. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015;23(3 Suppl):S34.

Physician-reports of sleep apnea in the United States: the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (namcs) [abstract]. Namen AM, Chatterjee AB, Huang KA, Feldman SR, Ahmad Z, Haponik E.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015;191():A3554.

Physician-reporting sleep apnea in the preoperative clinics: the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (namcs) [abstract]. Namen AM, Haponik E, Huang KA, Feldman SR, Forest DJ, Chatterjee A.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015;191():A3555.

Update on geriatric sleep disorders [abstract]. McDonald WM, McCall WV, Namen AM, Bliwise DL.. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014;22(3 Suppl):S37.

All Publications

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Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

Clinical Interests

General Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine
Andrew Michael Namen, M.D.

Andrew Michael Namen, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Andrew Michael Namen, M.D.132 Ratings
25 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
4.8
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
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.1



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.

3/20/2018

Dr. Namen was fantastic. I could tell he had reviewed my chart before opening the door and shaking my hand. He printed off a journal article to help me understand what was happening, and reviewed prior test results before explaining why he would like some additional test, and what he was looking for. He took time to help ease my fears, and to support how I was feeling. I have already recommended him to two other people.

3/13/2018

Dr Namen has unique abilities: He is caring, highly skilled and over the past 4 years has helped me manage severe COPD. He is a fantastic doctor who has changed my life for the better.

2/18/2018

very thorough and informative. explained treatment plan so I would know what to expect and how he medications work.

2/2/2018

Dr. Namen is the best doctor I have ever had. He is very caring, meticulous, and makes sure I understand. When I came to Wake Forest Baptist for this particular problem, he was the only doctor who was interested, or even cared what I was going through. I felt secure that he was going to get me through this difficult breathing problem, and he has. Dr. Namen is a wonderful doctor!

12/22/2017

*Dr. Namen is a very kind & compassionate person & an excellent pulmonologist the BEST in every way!

12/5/2017

dr Namen is the best!

11/22/2017

Dr. Andrew Namen, MD, is one of the best doctors I have encountered at Wake Forest Baptist Health. He exudes knowledge, compassion, empathy, and is always well prepared by having reviewed all chart and medical records before the visit. He has reached out to me by phone after his busy clinic schedule to help put my mind at ease, however he is thorough and does not downplay objective medical results and symptoms. Even when I relocate to another city, I hope to continued my doctor/patient relationship with Dr. Namen.

11/10/2017

This was the first visit with this doctor after having the sleep lab study.

11/1/2017

very good always

10/16/2017

Would highly recommend Dr Namen and his staff at Wake Forest Baptist Health. to everyone.

10/16/2017

Dr. Namen is the absolute best physician I have ever seen. His caring concern for me and my medical issues is beyond what I have ever expected. He is a TRUE asset to the medical center and to his patients. I feel fortunate to have a provider as good as him!!!

10/14/2017

Good.

10/9/2017

Andrew Michael Namen, M.D. is the finest Pulmonologist in the nation.

10/1/2017

Over all very good experience

9/27/2017

I would always say you are number one.

9/26/2017

Dr. Namen is a professional, caring physician in whom I have every confidence.

9/25/2017

Great Doctor who wants to help patients get better. I think he great Doctor.

9/22/2017

*Dr. Namen was cordial & understanding respectful & professional & took time & didn't hurry to get thru.

8/21/2017

He answered my questions & was patient when I forgot them.

8/21/2017

I have excellent experience with all doctors there.

6/23/2017

*Dr. Namen is great as both doctor & communicator. He has a calm & caring demeanor.

6/15/2017

He needs a raise and a GOOD vacation....I am one of his star pts......

5/25/2017

Dr. Namen is a very nice, caring, and, of course, excellent pulmonologist. He has helped me tremendously with a rare and difficult disease. Words could never express my gratitude.

5/23/2017

*Dr. Namen was very friendly but he seemed very distracted. My appointment was made 2 months in advance. He should have looked at my records because my visit. There was plenty of time.

5/17/2017

Dr. Namen is an extremely well informed and caring physician.

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