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.
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Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Calcium Metabolism Disorders, Adrenal Gland Disorders, Pituitary Gland Disorders, Thyroid Disease, Diabetes
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*Dr. Ober is the best!
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.
*Dr. Ober is a wonderful care provider.
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
I actually love my annual appointment with Dr Ober. He is kind and soooo knowledgeable...I have total and complete confidence in him
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.
*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.
Everyone always very nice to me.
*Dr. Ober is the best! He always takes time to listen to my concerns and guides to a clear answer to my concern.
*Dr. Ober is attentive, kind and brilliant.
*Dr. Ober is superior!
He is the very best. He treats me as an individual and displays an interest in my life beyond the walls of the facility. He is a very active listener and respects my opinions concerning my health care. He explains things to me making sure I understand. He is NEVER condescending or intimidating; therefore my comfort zone is very relaxed with him.
*Dr. Ober is top notch - one of your very best!
you need more doctors like Doctor Ober, he is good at what he does.
*Dr. Ober has the wisdom to understand that each patient has "their biology, their chemistry, their hormones, etc. *Dr. Ober truly is interested in YOU." And truly listens to you.