David Shelburne, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

396 Ratings

David Shelburne, M.D.

Physician, , Primary Care

Clinical Locations

Family Medicine - Reynolda

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-5393
Department: 336-713-5393

Insurance Accepted »

Education & Training

  • BS, Davidson College, 2004
  • MD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2008
  • Residency, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, 2011

NPI Number

  • 1750548145
David Shelburne, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

396 Ratings

David Shelburne, M.D.

Physician, Primary Care

Contact Information

Department: 336-713-5393

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.

David Shelburne, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

396 Ratings

David Shelburne, M.D.

Physician, Primary Care

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-5393
Department: 336-713-5393

Insurance Accepted »

David Shelburne, MD
Family Medicine-Reynolda
3020 Bonbrook Dr., Winston-Salem
336-716-WAKE (9253) or 888-716-WAKE (toll-free)

Mon., Wed., Fri. 7:30 am-5 pm
Tues., Thurs. 7:30 am-7 pm
Sat. 8 am-noon

Medical Degree: Wake Forest School of Medicine
Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Question: What brought you to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center?

Answer: I have been here for the past seven years. I started with medical school training and was fortunate to join our Family Medicine residency program. I feel that Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a health care system that’s on the rise and a cornerstone of medical research and health care excellence.

Q: What are your clinical specialties?

A: The joy of family medicine is my ability to have varied interests. I enjoy caring for all my patients, from newborns to geriatric adults. I have a specific interest in office-based procedures including minor skin surgery, cosmetic dermatology, joint injections, casting/splinting, women’s health procedures including long-term contraceptive options, and wound care. My training in family medicine has prepared me for chronic disease management and preventive medicine across all age groups.

Q: Why did you decide to become a primary care doctor?

A: I was exposed to the incredible field of family medicine as a child. I watched my father, a family physician, provide care for the citizens of my hometown. Family Medicine gives me the opportunity to have a wide range of interests and be an advocate for my patients in the care of their health. My job is to keep them healthy before problems arise and to be there for them when problems occur.

Q: What is your patient care philosophy?

A: I try to act as a guide and mentor for my patients in the management of their health. I believe in educating them about their problems, providing options, and helping them choose their treatment plan. I am a huge proponent of the patient-centered medical home in family medicine, which ensures comprehensive primary care for my patients and the best possible outcomes for their health.

Q: What do you enjoy most about working with patients?

A: I enjoy being a person that my patients can feel comfortable seeing for their problems. Together we can work through whatever they are experiencing and find resolution. Every person needs a special physician that they can rely upon.

Q: What type of volunteer and/or community activities are you involved in?

A: The majority of my free time is spent with my wonderful wife and son as we try to educate and teach him about the world around us. I also try to stay active by playing golf and community church softball and in local tennis leagues.

Family Medicine-Reynolda is an advocate for healthcare awareness in our community so we spend time at health fairs in our area and contribute our medical expertise to news outlets in our region.

Q: What fun facts should we know about you?

A: I am a person who truly believes that laughter is the best medicine. I try to incorporate laughter into my daily life as well as the lives of my patients.
David Shelburne, M.D.

David Shelburne, M.D.

Physician, Primary Care

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

David Shelburne, M.D.396 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.






Best overall doctor-apptmt experience in years.


All very good!


He is a great doctor and listener. We can talk to each other as if we were family.


The Doctor is great! I have never been to a Doctor's office where I see the Doctor in the morning and my lab results are given to me that evening. It is easy to get a hold of Dr. Shelburn through My Wake Health, which I get responses quickly. I dont think I have ever waited more than 30 minutes for a response.


The physician is attuned to me as a person and moves through our visits smoothly butis willing and able to pause if he hears something he sees as a concern from me or his assessment. Very impressive.


One of the best doctors I have ever had in every way.


I have already recommended the doctor to a family member who is now also seeing Dr. Shelburne for her treatments.


Very good.


Dr Shelburne is excellent. Always listens, always responds respectfully and knowledgeably.


I really like Dr. Shelburne. Most of my family sees him and all love him. He is so caring.


I love Dr. Shelburne he is awesome. I recommend him to anyone looking for a doctor.




Dr. Shelburne was one of the best doctors that I have ever seen. He was very knowledgeable and really listened to everything that I had to say. I would definitely recommend him to my family and friends!


Very good and caring doctor


have always had a great experience


He is the most compassionate doctor I have ever had the chance to meet. My husband and I have been seeing quite a few lately and we consider him not only our doctor but our friend.


Dr. Shelburne always takes time to explain everything and is very encouraging


Dr. Shelburne is a great physician. He is very personable and never rushes through the visit. He is a valuable member of the Wake Forest Baptist Health team. Dr. Eric Steelman


I would recommend this provider to anyone looking for a PCP.


dr shelburn is a wonderful doctor. he takes the time to listen, shows compassion, and sincere concern about my overall health.


very good.


I recommend Dr. Shelburne to anyone who needs a physician


Out of all of the physicians I have had over the years, Dr. Shelborne is definitely the best! He is awesome and really cares about his patients. He even sees my children and they love him too!






I have been with this clinic for a long time and have always had the best care. They are excellent in every way.


Dr. Shelburne is awesome. I would not change anything about how he is with people.


My care provider was my physician. He is always pleasant to talk with and answers any questions I may have to ask him.


I couldn't ask for a better doctor. I always feel like a person with him. Way to go *Dr. Shelburne.


I am very pleased to have Dr. Shelburne as my primary care provider. He is an excellent, caring provider.


Gave me additional information about the condition I was seen for. (print off)


I really like Dr. Shelburne. He is a very caring doctor. Everyone always is so nice, kind and helpful. I have been going to this practice for many years and am very pleased.


Dr. Shelbourne is a fantastic physician


I quite enjoy my time with Dr. Shelburne - very informed, caring, and practical. I never feel spoken down too.


Felt that everything was explained in a manner in which I could understand


Very good doctor!!


Dr. Shelburne is down to earth and easy to talk to. His response is very caring and he shows empathy towards you. I wish I would have found one like him a long time ago. More residents need to take lessons from him.




I will go their until I die.


I am very impressed with Dr Shelburne. He has a warm, friendly & caring demeanor. He always discusses the options & gets my input before deciding on a treatment plan. I feel very comfortable having him as my PCP.


Dr Shelbourne is professional, efficient, and the most prompt medical care provider that I have ever had.....I have had women primary doctors for the past 40plus years and was apprehensive about seeing him....I am astounded by his acceptance of me and his knowledge and care.






Dr. Shelbourne genuinely wants decisions made about my care to be mutually agreeable. He respects what I tell him and my opinions, welcomes my questions, and works to find a solution we both are comfortable with.


An outstanding doctor, knowledgeable, patient, thorough, & friendly. I have and will continue to recommend him highly.


Very nice, good listeners, simple, clear explanations, showed concern, put me at ease with procedure that was accomplished quickly with almost immediate results...impressive.


He is very caring and a very conscientious doctor.


It was good. #8. 20 min.




Dr. Shelburne was very friendly and professional and he was truly interested in me and showed great care and compassion.


Dr. Shelburn is probably the best primary care doctor I have ever had. I appreciate his genuine concern, his bed side manner, and the time he is willing to give (when I see him I don't feel like I am just another patient on a long list for the day).


Always excellent


Dr. Shelbourne was very thorough in his care and was easily accessible via emails.


None - very good.


I have never had a bad experience


I have recommended this provider.


Knowledgeable and efficient.


This provider is bright, relaxed and confident. He has a way of being with a patient that feels good. One time there was some brief conversation around my age and he is obviously much younger than I. His light humor and gentle spirit eliminated any concern I might have had about that (I didn't but he didn't know that. He approached the possibility well).


just good experience


the best doctor ever...


Could not ask for a better Doctor than David Shelburne for my family and I!


Dr Shelburne is very easy to talk with, he displays a professional yet friendly attitude, seems very well informed about the medical problems I have discussed with him. Have recommended him to other family members.


wonderful in every way


love this dr. he cares about me not $. big plus with me.


I am very pleased with Dr. Shelbourne's bedside manner and professionalism. He has that perfect balance of "I'm smart" and "I'm nice." I ALWAYS feel safe and well cared for when I come to the doctor.


Always excellent! I have never had a bad experience.


Dr. Shelburne is always helpful


The doctor provide was thoughtful, but I felt that he wasn't familiar with my history. The physical exam didn't seem thorough which adds to my anxiety.


great doctor


I had an iron and B12 problem and was telling Dr. Shelburne that even carrying the baby carrier was suddenly extremely draining. When he sent me to the lab, he actually took the time to carry the baby carrier for me! I know doctors are very busy these days, but everyone at this office makes you feel like you are the most important patient of the day.


Dr. Shelburne is one of the best, if not the best, medical professional I have seen.


Dr. Shelburne is awesome! He pays attention and includes my thoughts and concerns in how he delivers his care. He is also very quick to respond in mychart making it very convenient.


Dr. Shelburne is top notch. . . so glad we found him.


Caring, dedicated, professional people. Also talks to me, not at me. Makes me feel comfortable, and makes me feel like I am a person not a chance to make $


Dr Shelburne is a very caring person and his practice is wonderful because we never have to wait.


*Dr. Shelburne is very good.


He seems to know more about my condition and treatment than previous doctors


Visited Dr. Shelburne for a physical. He was very nice and clearly answered all my questions I had regarding general questions of health.


This doctor treats me really well. even though he is not the main doctor I see I would definitely see him again.


Great relationship with dr.


Dr Shelburne is a very patient and concern individual. I like is bedside manners.


I'm so glad to have found Dr. Shelburne.


Dr. Shelburne is the first one to see the seriousness of my issues and has taken positive steps to help me correct the problem




*Dr. Shelburne had computer images to help describe problem, which was very helpful.


There are not enough dots to praise this clinic. This is the best Baptist has


fine experience


I truly like Dr. David Shelburn he's a great doctor who cares about his patients health he take the time out to listen you can really express your thoughts and fellings .

Quick Reference

Request an Appointment
New Patients


Existing patients may contact the clinic directly.
Find a Doctor Ways to Give
USNWR 2015-2016Magnet Hospital RecognitionConsumer Choice2015 Best DoctorsJoint Commission Report

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.