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Candace Yvonne Parker-Autry, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

146 Ratings

Candace Yvonne Parker-Autry, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology-Urogynecology

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-6673
Department: 336-716-5794


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Education & Training

  • B.S., North Carolina Wesleyan College, 2001
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 2006
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hosp Of The Univ Penn, 2010
  • Fellowship, University of Alabama-Birmingh, 2013

NPI Number

  • 1396800355
Candace Yvonne Parker-Autry, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

146 Ratings

Candace Yvonne Parker-Autry, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology-Urogynecology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

Vitamin D Deficiency; Vitamin D; Gynecologic Surgical Procedures; Sarcopenia; Urinary Incontinence
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4594 | Department: 336-716-5794


Recent Publications

Updates in the evaluation of older women with pelvic floor disorders. Parker-Autry C, Tan J.. Curr Geriatr Rep. 2017;6(3):149-157.

Characterizing the functional decline of older women with incident urinary incontinence. Parker-Autry C, Houston DK, Rushing J, Richter HE, Subak L, Kanaya AM, Kritchevsky SB.. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;130(5):1025-1032.

The isolated anterior prolapse repair: its evolution and current role [editorial]. Parker-Autry C.. J Urol. 2016;195(4 Pt 1):827-828.

Expert panel recommendations on lower urinary tract health of women across their life span. Losada L, Amundsen CL, Ashton-Miller J, Chai T, Close C, Damaser M, DiSanto M, Dmochowski R, Fraser MO, Kielb SJ, Kuchel G, Mueller ER, Parker-Autry C, Wolfe AJ, Mallampalli MP.. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2016;25(11):1086-1096.

The decline in physical performance and onset of sarcopenia is associated with the development of urinary incontinence in older community dwelling women [abstract]. Parker-Autry C, Houston D, Rushing J, Richter H, Subak L, Kanaya A, Kritchevsky S.. Neurourol Urodyn. 2016;35(Suppl 4):S251-S252.

Postoperative bowel function, symptoms, and habits in women after vaginal reconstructive surgery. Ballard A, Parker-Autry C, Lin CP, Markland AD, Ellington DR, Richter HE.. Int Urogynecol J. 2015;26(6):817-821.

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased fecal incontinence symptoms. Parker-Autry CY, Gleason JL, Griffin RL, Markland AD, Richter HE.. Int Urogynecol J. 2014;25(11):1483-1489.

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Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology-Urogynecology

Candace Yvonne Parker-Autry, M.D.

Candace Yvonne Parker-Autry, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology-Urogynecology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Candace Yvonne Parker-Autry, M.D.146 Ratings


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
CP efforts to include in decisions
CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
Likelihood of recommending CP
Patients' confidence in CP
Time CP spent with patient
Wait time at clinic

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.


Very impressed with this provider


my first visit with this dr and would highly recommend


Great experience!


Dr. Parker-Autry is always thorough and explains what she is going to do before doing any procedure.


I really liked my provider a lot was friendly and caring, I like a dr. that is kind and takes time with you she did all of this.


I would have liked to have gotten more information on the prescription meds and what other choices I could have had regarding this medicine.


Best doctor in her field. She is very unformed and educated. i would recommend her for every women out there


Ever one is so nice. And treats you with respect. #1-10. *Dr. Parker nurse.


I had a very good experience at the clinic


very busy womens clinic but was very pleased with my visit and care


Dr. Parker-Autry is really calm and personable in a really genuine way that I don't often see with doctors, and I see a lot of doctors.


I have recommended Dr. Parker-Autry to all my friends. Excellent physician!!!


Very efficient and knowledgeable.


I cannot get questions answered that came up after the appointment


I have a lot of confidence in this doctor


Dr. Parker-Autry was very considerate during the exam in telling me when she was going to touch, and what it would feel like. I would have loved to know more specifically what she was doing as she was doing it--I was surprised by a few parts of the exam.


accomplished professional


*Dr. Parker-Autry is very professional and thorough. She explains procedures well. Very friendly and kind.


Very good.


I was put off by the provider's seeming lack of interest in me when I expressed a desire to avoid surgery if possible and then when surgery was discussed her resistance to hear my concerns about the recovery period.


Best doctor experience I've ever had. Her attention to detail & bed side manner is A+++.




Just very thorough and kind and much more than I was expecting. Very pleasantly surprised about my experience!


Dr. Candace Y. Parker-Autry exhibits a competent, professional manner, well versed in her specialty of pelvic organ prolapse. She exudes empathy, warmth, geniality and intelligence with a spiritual presence for her patients inviting a bond of acceptance and trust essential to healing! I am most grateful and blessed to have found her as my surgeon of choice. Thank you for your excellent care!

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