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

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

466 Ratings
69 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

466 Ratings
69 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.466 Ratings
69 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
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.

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.

9/7/2016

Good experience,great care.

8/29/2016

I have been seen by this provider for approximately 20 years. Exceptional provider.

8/26/2016

My provider is an excellent physician. I respect him to the highest.

8/23/2016

Dr. Rice extremely caring. Listens to my concerns and discusses them. Is not hesitant to refer to another physician if he does not have specific expertise in an area. Always follows up.

8/23/2016

Dr. Rice is an excellent physician. He is knowledgeable, professional, kind, thoughtful, and caring.

8/22/2016

i think I was one of Dr. Rice's first patents and that was over 20 years ago. We have a very relationship with concerns to my health and was also my father's. Dr. Rice came over to the house after his death at the age of also 94

8/20/2016

Dr. Rice is simply THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

8/20/2016

Dr Rice is wonderful. His nurse Leah is/ was very caring, careful , very knowledgeable. Followed up with me later. nice, Professional.

8/18/2016

superb physician; genuine concern

8/4/2016

I'm a new WFBMC physician. *Dr. Rice & his staff treated me courteously, adjusted their communication to my level of training, & made me feel welcome as both a new colleague & patient. I'm very pleased with my care.

7/31/2016

excellent care ... very competent

7/29/2016

I always recommend Dr. Rice anytime someone needs a doctor. I am 61 years old been to lots of doctors and Dr. Rice is the BEST.

7/29/2016

*Dr. Rice is outstanding! I like using the portal for communication w/office.

7/28/2016

Worked with me to include a needy friend in his practice.

7/11/2016

As I have said before,Dr. Rice is one of the best doctors I have ever seen

7/11/2016

Excellent doctor.

7/3/2016

I feel grateful to have Billie Rice as my care provider. I could not feel more secure with a physician than I do with him.

6/28/2016

fabulous

6/28/2016

Dr. Rice has been my primary care provider for years and I don't think there is anyone any better anywhere!! I have total confidence in his skill, his caring and his abilities. He is WONDERFUL!!!!

6/28/2016

Dr. Rice is the best!

6/26/2016

Dr. Rice has been my doctor for many years. he is an awesome physician and I trust him in providing my health care.

6/19/2016

Dr. Rice is one of the finest physicians I have ever had the pleasure of seeing.

6/18/2016

Avery compassionate and professional person

6/17/2016

extraordinary physician; a model of the characteristics one associates with an outstanding, effective and empathetic physician.

6/13/2016

Saw *Dr. Rice Monday afternoon. He called Tues. (8 a.m.) w/results of blood test and recommended beginning treatment ASAP. Nurse called about 11 a.m. Tues. w/additional meds after *Dr. Rice discussed treatment w/*Dr. Morrow and others at WFU.

5/30/2016

Dr. Rice, gave me specific instructions for my follow up visit and had me repeat back to him those instructions!

5/29/2016

doctor rice is the best doctor, never to busy to listen to your concern about your health

5/25/2016

Well pleased.

5/24/2016

Dr. Rice is the best!

5/23/2016

My husband and I are both patients of Dr. Rice. He find him to be very personable, caring and concerned for our health and well being. I feel very fortunate to have him as my primary care doctor.

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