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William Y. Rice, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

416 Ratings
58 Comments
 

William Y. Rice, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Locations

University Internal Medicine - Country Club

Clinical Interests

Preventive Medicine, Primary Care, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-3787
Department: 336-716-3787

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1984
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 1989
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, NC Baptist Hospital, 1990
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, NC Baptist Hospital, 1992

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Memberships

  • Am Coll Of Physicians

NPI Number

  • 1306823547
William Y. Rice, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

416 Ratings
58 Comments
 

William Y. Rice, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Golf; Gynecomastia; Heptanoic Acids; Pyrroles; Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-3787 | Department: 336-716-3787

Recent Publications

Golf-inhibiting gynecomastia associated with atorvastatin therapy. Hammons KB, Edwards RF, Rice WY.. Pharmacotherapy. 2006;26(8):1165-1168.

All Publications

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Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Preventive Medicine, Primary Care, General Internal Medicine
William Y. Rice, M.D.

William Y. Rice, M.D.

Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

William Y. Rice, M.D.416 Ratings
58 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
5.0
CP efforts to include in decisions
5.0
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
5.0
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
5.0
Likelihood of recommending CP
5.0
Patients' confidence in CP
5.0
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.7



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.

8/7/2017

Dr. Rice is not just professional, he is a warm, caring person who understands the ups and downs of my medical situation...and always has words that make me feel more positive after my visit.

7/31/2017

excellent follow up utilizing My Wake Health to review lab results

7/31/2017

Dr Rice is and outstanding internist and he stays on top of recent advances in medicine, I could not be happier with him as my physician .

7/31/2017

All Good

7/24/2017

Dr. Rice is the absolute best doctor I've ever been too. He's always concerned about me and my health and very kind and compassionate

7/18/2017

Dr. Rice is wonderful. I completely believe that his care is the reason I am alive.

7/17/2017

the best !

6/25/2017

Absolutely wonderful doctor

5/31/2017

excellent Doctor I have great confidence in his judgement.

5/23/2017

*Dr. Rice is an excellent "care provider." I've been his patient since - 1994, 1995 when he started his service.

5/23/2017

Best Doc - in W-S.

5/19/2017

*Dr. Rice is a role model for all doctors.

5/17/2017

have been with Dr Rice for over 20 years, have never had a problem getting in touch with him. Was my father Doctor and came to the house when he died. concider him a freind

5/16/2017

I hope the care provider that I get after Dr. Rice retires is as good a doctor as he is. I also hope he does not retire for a long time.

5/9/2017

Dr Rice is an awesome Dr. Very caring , willing to listen to concerns and give advice. Have been going to him ever since he came on staff from his residency.

5/9/2017

Dr. Rice is the consummate caring professional.

5/7/2017

provider has been taking care of me for many years no complaints

4/25/2017

Has been my doctor for years. He is superb.

4/24/2017

Very good is not good enough to describe Dr. William Y Rice - he is exceptional!!!

4/11/2017

Dr.Rice is top notch! I am so grateful he is my doctor.

3/30/2017

Very professional yet very personable. Easy to talk to well informed.

3/26/2017

As a patient, Dr. Rice is the best physician I have ever seen. He is a great doctor and has genuine concern for his patients. He shows great respect for his patients and uses a common sense approach to working with his patients. WFB is fortunate to have Dr. Rice.

3/14/2017

I would most definitely recommend Dr. Rice. He cares about his patients and takes the time to listen to our concerns. He is genuine.

3/13/2017

Dr. Rice is an unbelievable physician. He walked in already knowing my complete medical history even though I only see him once a year. I was throughly impressed with every aspect of the encounter. He listened intently and provided a space in which a conversation could be had about my care. He is completely genuine and obviously has the interest of the patient at heart. He is truly one of the best doctors I have ever seen.

3/4/2017

Dr. Rice is not only a very skilled and knowledgeable physician but he is also caring and wants only the best for his patients. I have the best internist in Winston Salem!

3/2/2017

*Dr. Billy RIce is the absolute best! I have been a patient of his for many years. There is no other physician like him!

2/28/2017

Dr. Rice was absolutely terrific. He was knowledgeable, kind, and caring, and I especially appreciated how much time and interest he took in getting to know me and my medical history. I felt very confident and assured that he listened carefully and cared genuinely about my health. He provided useful guidance on a couple of health concerns that I had and also set me up with a specialist, who followed up immediately to schedule an appointment. I am very grateful to have Dr. Rice as my primary care physician and would recommend him most highly to others.

2/28/2017

I have been a patient of Dr. Rice over 20 years and thinks he's the best doctor for me. I really think highly of him.

2/22/2017

*Dr. Rice is great. I would definitely recommend my friends and family.

2/21/2017

excellent experience

2/21/2017

Dr Rice is the best always caring and kind

2/20/2017

Dr. Rice is a very knowledgeable, caring physician.

2/18/2017

Excellent

2/16/2017

Dr. Rice is the best!

2/13/2017

I cannot imagine that there is a better, more concerned, more through, or nice physician on your staff. I have complete confidence and trust that Dr. Rice has my best welfare at heart. He's WONDERFUL!!!

2/3/2017

Dr. Rice is a model physician with superb bedside skills. He listens and always performs a thorough physical examination. I trust his judgement completely.

1/18/2017

Dr Rice is a wonderful physician who always puts his patients needs at the top. When referrals are needed, he always refers us to the best.

1/4/2017

*Billy Rice is the best!

12/21/2016

*Dr. Rice is excellent in all that he does for his patients.

12/20/2016

Dr. Rice was my parents' doctor and has been mine for many years now. He's top-notch.

12/20/2016

Could recommend with no reservations.

12/20/2016

*Dr. Rice is the best possible doctor.

12/13/2016

Billy is an excellent, skilled, and caring primary care physician.

12/3/2016

Dr Rice is the best doctor. He listens so well and tries to keep you informed on your health. We'd never want to lose him as our doctor.

11/24/2016

Dr. Rice exemplifies quality care in every way!

11/22/2016

*Dr.Rice is superb.

11/17/2016

This was the first time I have seen *Dr. Rice. Felt it one of the best dr. visits I ever had. He was very thorough and listened to what I had to say.

11/13/2016

Dr. Rice is a wonderful person and doctor. I never feel rushed, and he is a soothing speaker and a great listener.

11/9/2016

We need more physicians like Dr. Rice.

11/8/2016

Dr.Rice is a wonderful person and a wonderful physician. he is thoughtful, understanding, and an incredible diagnostician.

11/5/2016

excellent care

10/18/2016

I was in and out of the clinic in thirty minutes,,which included a well check up, Flu shot, and blood work. I am especially happy to have the convenience of the lab for blood work in the same building....Quite the time- saver! Dr..Rice is thorough and caring.

10/17/2016

I usually see Dr. Rice once a year for my annual visit.

10/16/2016

I have complete confidence in this health care provider.

9/28/2016

Dr. Rice took exceptional care and concern with me. He spoke with me about my weight and encouraged me to look at things from a different perspective. He made me feel very good about the visit.

9/27/2016

outstanding provider

9/27/2016

Dr. Rice is probably the best doctor I have seen. He is knowledgeable, kind, patient, understanding, caring and any other positive adjective you want to add.

9/27/2016

Took plenty of time with me, very thorough, really seems to care. Outstanding.

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