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

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

104 Ratings
18 Comments

K. Patrick Ober, M.D.

Professor,


Clinical Interests

Endocrinology

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1976
  • Fellowship, Endocrinology, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1978

Board Certifications

  • 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

104 Ratings
18 Comments

K. Patrick Ober, M.D.

Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Center for Diabetes Research

Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All Publications

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Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Interests

Endocrinology
K. Patrick Ober, M.D.

K. Patrick Ober, M.D.

Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Center for Diabetes Research

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

K. Patrick Ober, M.D.104 Ratings
18 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
4.9
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
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4



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.

7/20/2015

Dr. Ober is absolutely wonderful and thoroughly understands my medical condition. He is very compassionate and cares about his patients. He is worth his weight in gold. I wish all physicians shared his compassion and bedside manner! Other physicians could definitely learn from his example.

7/1/2015

*Dr. Ober is very caring, and he LISTENS to your CONCERNS!!!

6/10/2015

Good.

5/3/2015

very pleased with Dr. Ober

4/28/2015

I have recommended Dr. Ober to several patients. he is an excellent physician.

4/20/2015

Always.

4/10/2015

Very good.

1/21/2015

Always good with *Dr. Ober.

1/12/2015

Dr. Ober is ax excellent doctor, he is informative, he listens, he cares and shows great concern for my overall care and performance in how I am doing, he is a joy in all ways a man of great character

1/6/2015

#9. Superb.

11/26/2014

I have been a patient of Dr. Ober's for more than 10 years, he is an absolutely awesome care provider.

11/26/2014

I've been seeing Dr. Ober for more than 20 years. He is an exceptional physician in that he makes sure that I understand the issues at hand, the treatments, and the importance of his guidance regarding the issues and treatments. He demonstrates genuine concern regarding me as a person and my conditions. I have recommended Dr. Ober in the past and will do so in the future. NCBH is privileged to have such a provider/teacher on staff. I actually dread the day when he decides to retire because I don't want to put my health care into the hands of anyone less than Dr. Ober.

11/19/2014

Dr. Ober is an excellent physician and endocrinologist. I have seen him for 5+ years now and he is very friendly and professional. He has always been very helpful and encouraging regarding my diabetes at every visit, and even between visits when needed. I am very thankful to have him as my endocrinologist. Thank you Dr. Ober for your time, attention and care!

10/15/2014

*Dr. Patrick Ober is the best I have ever met in Wake Forest in concerns, caring and getting to the issue.

10/13/2014

Again, *Dr. Ober is excellent.

9/29/2014

*Dr. Ober is awesome & has been for 25 + years!

8/29/2014

Very good. Excellent.

8/27/2014

*Dr. Ober is so knowledgeable & professional.

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