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K. Patrick Ober, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

90 Ratings
17 Comments
 

K. Patrick Ober, M.D.

Professor,


Clinical Interests

Calcium Metabolism Disorders, Adrenal Gland Disorders, Pituitary Gland Disorders, Thyroid Disease, Diabetes

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-7251
Department: 336-713-7251

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Michigan State University, 1970
  • M.D., University of Florida College of Medicine, 1974
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, NC Baptist Hospital, 1976
  • Fellowship, Endocrinology, NC Baptist Hospital, 1978

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Memberships

  • Am Coll Of Physicians
  • Am Diabetes Assn
  • Endocrine Society

NPI Number

  • 1720063167
K. Patrick Ober, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

90 Ratings
17 Comments
 

K. Patrick Ober, M.D.

Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism

Research Interests

Dysentery; Literature, Modern; Citrullus; Medicine in Literature; Plant Preparations
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7251 | Department: 336-713-7251

Recent Publications

Health, disease, and children. Ober KP. In: MacDonnell K, Rasmussen RK, eds. Mark Twain and youth: studies in his life and writings. London (UK): Bloomsbury;2016: 127-135.

The electronic health record. Are we the tools of our tools?. Ober KP, Applegate WB.. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2015;78(1):8-14.

A medical student's life, 1876-1877 extracts from the diary of Dr. Edward Beecher Hooker. Ober KP.. Wake Forest J Sci Med. 2015;1(1):88-94.

Security in insecurity. Ober KP.. Oasis. 2015;35():.

Telling them the most important thing. Ober KP.. Oasis. 2015;35():.

Commentary on 'limitations of A1c interpretation' [invited commentary]. Ober KP.. South Med J. 2015;108(12):730-731.

Commentary on 'gynecomastia: etiologies, clinical presentations, diagnosis, and management' [invited commentary]. Sandoval LF, Ober KP, Davis SA, Feldman SR.. South Med J. 2014;107(1):50-51.

A need to blush. Ober KP.. Oasis. 2014;32():.

Incidental serendipity. Ober KP.. JAAPA. 2013;26(9):.

Mark Twain's "watermelon cure" [editorial]. Ober KP.. J Altern Complement Med. 2011;17(10):877-880.

From amusement to anger: Samuel Clemens's shifting attitude toward patent medicines. Ober KP.. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2006;69(4):9-15.

All Publications

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Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Interests

Calcium Metabolism Disorders, Adrenal Gland Disorders, Pituitary Gland Disorders, Thyroid Disease, Diabetes
K. Patrick Ober, M.D.

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
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
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.

9/6/2017

Good. Very satisfied. 1. Dr. K. Patrick Ober

9/3/2017

Superior provider. As good as one could ask for.

8/29/2017

This is the best care provider for juvenile diabetes I have ever partnered with to guide me in disease management. if not for him I would not be alive.

8/29/2017

Great experience!

8/28/2017

Good - one of your BEST doctors!

8/1/2017

Love *Dr. Ober!

7/24/2017

Always responds promptly to email inquiries.

7/10/2017

*Dr. Ober is the best!

7/6/2017

Patrick Ober MD is an excellent doctor. He is very intelligent, kind, considerate and has helped my greatly. His humility and sincere concern, it priceless. His LACK OF ARROGANCE is so refreshing.

6/23/2017

*Dr. Ober is a wonderful care provider.

6/7/2017

time with dr Ober is well worth our 4 hour drive from Montreat, NC. Even the pathetic traffic crush in the parking deck is almost tolerable with the prize being consulting with Ober He acts as tho one is his only patient listens intently , eye contact, probes just enough, most. personable all the while professional with a grin on his face that would make Samuel Clemens

5/16/2017

I actually love my annual appointment with Dr Ober. He is kind and soooo knowledgeable...I have total and complete confidence in him

4/25/2017

The only reason I stay with very political Wake Forest/Baptist is because of my (this) endocrinologist, *Dr. Pat Ober he takes time & cares despite the major pigeonholing by so many docs. today in orgs. like WF.

4/7/2017

*Dr. Ober is the best in his field - I have been his patient since 2000. More of Wake Forest doctors should take notice of his manners, caring - knowledge in making their patients feel special and carried about. He is the #1 endocrinology.

1/16/2017

Everyone always very nice to me.

12/21/2016

*Dr. Ober is the best! He always takes time to listen to my concerns and guides to a clear answer to my concern.

12/7/2016

*Dr. Ober is attentive, kind and brilliant.

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