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Franklin L. Tolbert, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

371 Ratings
87 Comments

Franklin L. Tolbert, M.D.

Physician, Primary Care

Clinical Locations

Family Medicine - Hillsdale

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-2290
Department: 336-713-2290

Insurance Accepted »

Education & Training

  • BS, Clinch Valley of the University of Virginia, 1978
  • MD, Medical College of Virginia, 1983
  • Residency, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, 1986

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1457311003
Franklin L. Tolbert, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

371 Ratings
87 Comments

Franklin L. Tolbert, M.D.

Physician, Primary Care

Contact Information

Department: 336-713-2290

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Physician, Primary Care

Franklin L. Tolbert, M.D.

Franklin L. Tolbert, M.D.

Physician, Primary Care

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Franklin L. Tolbert, M.D.371 Ratings
87 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
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
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
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.5



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.

6/26/2015

He is the best for 30 yrs.

6/26/2015

*Dr. T. is like a friend. He is great at what he does very special person. Let him know that he is doing an awesome job!!!

6/23/2015

Dr. F. Tolbert has been my primary care physician for 30 years or more. I believe him to be a very knowledgeable physician, that he knows me and my medical history well, and is able to apply his knowledge to treat any medical condition I may have and to care for my general health.

6/17/2015

Dr Tolbert has ben my doctor for around 30 years. I don't plan on changing doctors until he retires or I kick the bucket.

6/16/2015

Dr Tolbert is always very concerned with my issues. Treats me with respect!

6/16/2015

i have neen going to Dr. Tolbert for over 25 years and have always had world class care from him. he is a great doctor

6/14/2015

Dr. Tolbert ALWAYS puts the patient FIRST and actually cares about us. I wish there were more providers like him. We are NEVER numbers or an inconvenience to him. he and his entire staff feel like family and you can tell that they care.

6/2/2015

best doctor ever

6/1/2015

Dr. Tolbert is the most knowledgeable doctor I have ever used. Besides being an excellent listener, he is compassionate, caring and friendly. He speaks in terms I can understand. I hope I never have to choose another primary care physician.

5/15/2015

Dr. Tolbert, is the smartest Dr I have ever been to, he is like a son to me, and I trust him very much, He would make a great teacher for other Drs.

4/29/2015

I cannot say enough about Dr.Tolbert. I trust his competance,he cares,and hands down is the best dr. I have ever had.

4/27/2015

I love Dr tolbert! I hate seeing anyone else. I have seen him for over 25 yrs he is well aware with my history and that is the way I like it. I don't like to jump around from provider to provider. If he is out I will wait

4/24/2015

Excellent Doctor!!!!

4/23/2015

I really like *Dr. Tolbert.

4/22/2015

Great!

4/16/2015

Tolbert is the "Best"

4/15/2015

good

4/14/2015

Excellent experience.

4/8/2015

I have known Dr. Tolbert for many years (30) he has been mine and my entire familya??s primary Physician, in my opinion this is a true World Class Physician in every possible way always has been. All of my children who are adults now have known no other Physician and love and respect him. I Cannot say enough about how much this Physician has meant to me and my family for so many years.....

3/30/2015

I really like my Dr and all his staff .

3/26/2015

Lucky are all who learn under Dr. Tolbert

3/26/2015

The only reason I did not give excellent on follow up and explanations is because we are still trying to figure out whats going on with me. Dr. Tolbert is a fantastic doctor and I'd be very upset if I did not have him for a doctor

3/23/2015

Best doctor period with a great staff

3/4/2015

Dr. Tolbert always makes me feel like I am the only patient he has! No question is ever too minor. He takes the time necessary to answer all questions and involves me in the decisions.

2/19/2015

Dr. Tolbert is the best of the best.

2/18/2015

Good.

2/18/2015

Dr, Tolbert is excellent man and doctor

2/16/2015

*Dr. Tolbert is a very good dr. Has helped me more than any doctor.

2/10/2015

Dr. Tolbert is an EXCEPTIONAL physician. I and my husband are very blessed to be in has care.

2/3/2015

I would just like to say that Dr. Tolbert is one of the smartest, most compassionate doctors I know. My family and I have been going to Dr. Tolbert for 20 years or more. You don't have to tell him about a test or a surgery you had because he doesn't forget. He is a professional doctor with unbelievable knowledge and experience that cares about his patience like they are a family member! He is always there when we need him. Pray he will be there for many more.

1/28/2015

Dr. Tolbert made everything easy to understand. He spoke to me about treatment and things in my personal life I had discussed with him years ago in conversation. I did not feel rushed at all and felt like he took the time to listen and ask questions. He is great!

1/21/2015

*Dr. Tolbert is a true asset to Wake Forest. he is very thorough, efficient, & professional.

1/21/2015

Dr Tolbert always meets my needs. Very professional!

1/5/2015

The best.

1/4/2015

All very good

12/31/2014

*Dr. Tolbert and staff are solely responsible for my good health as I meticulously follow their advice.

12/18/2014

Been going there for 17 years they are great

11/25/2014

excellent

11/19/2014

most caring kind doctor ever!!

11/19/2014

always professional and caring in my health care. concerns include my physical and emotional condition

11/19/2014

This being my first visit with Dr. Tolbert, I was very impressed with his knowledge, professionalism and concern he showed for my well being.

11/12/2014

I ALWAYS recommend Dr. Tolbert to everyone I know even people in other counties.

11/5/2014

very bad experience on my last visit. did not know about specific condition yet commented on it and asked if anyone had talked to me about a transplant. really?

10/28/2014

Excellent care provider! Very attuned to patient and experienced.

10/28/2014

Dr. Tolbert is a very good doctor.

10/21/2014

already answered these question once, they do an excellent job. Always have.

10/19/2014

Dr. Tolbert has my full confidence in my health care and always explains any medical issues I have in terms I understand.

10/17/2014

Very good experience's every time I go. There is nothing for me to complain about. #1. Dr. #8. 20 mins. #10. Very much so.

10/14/2014

Wonderful Doctor! Too bad we can't clone him!

10/14/2014

there is no other doctor that can even compare to Dr. Tolbert! he is the most caring and knowledgable doctor I've every been to!

10/13/2014

Dr. Tolbert always talks to you and not at you as some Dr's do. He cares and is willing to work with you to come to a conclusion.

10/3/2014

Excellent experience.

10/3/2014

thank dr. tolbert when you see him for all his does for his patients.

9/24/2014

Dr. Tolbert is an outstanding doctor. I dread having to see someone else once he is gone.

9/17/2014

I have recommended him to many as I feel that Dr. Tolbert is extremely intelligent and is a very caring person. He has been wonderful to me and to my family.

9/14/2014

would not leave Dr. Tolbert. if he left I would follow him!

9/10/2014

Dr. Tolbert is a Great Doctor!!!!!!!!!!!

9/9/2014

*Dr. Tolbert has always had my respect I have a great respect for his abilities and feel comfortable with having him treat my health issues.

9/8/2014

Dr. T is an awesome doctor he remembers facts about my health and care from years ago since I have been going to his office for over 20 years that really says a lot. I have recommended him to several friends and my family.

8/31/2014

no other doctor could replace Dr. Tolbert or his nurse Kathy!!!!!

8/26/2014

My experiences with this doctor and his staff and office helpers is always very good to excellent.

8/15/2014

I have already recommended him to my wife and a friend.

8/14/2014

THIS IS MY CARE GIVER AND I PLAN TO KEEP HIS. HIS ABILITY TO TALK AND EXPLIAN THINGS TO ME ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

8/14/2014

Dr. Tolbert is one of a kind. The best doctor I have ever seen by far!

7/14/2014

Dr. Tolbert is an excellent, knowledgeable and professional doctor. I have had no bad experiences at his office in the 15 yrs. he has been treating me.

6/26/2014

*Dr. Tolbert is a straight forward, down to earth care provider. I appreciate and respect his manner of care.

6/26/2014

All good!

6/17/2014

very good

6/13/2014

Good dr. and his staff I love them all.

6/11/2014

striaght shooter I like that no candy coating all I ask

6/10/2014

good

6/4/2014

always treated as I hope to treat my clients.

6/3/2014

best doctor ever

5/23/2014

I would recommend to all my friends & family.

4/23/2014

no test results back yet. Dr Tolbert is very thorough and wants only the best for his patients.

4/22/2014

I would never see another provider I fully trust Dr Tolbert and his knowledge of his job

4/16/2014

If there were 1 thing I could and have told many people over the years is that Dr. Tolbert has always taken the time to talk to me, explain things so that I understand them and shown genuine conecrn.

4/16/2014

Good experience.

4/15/2014

Dr. T is the best doctor I have ever had and he has been my doctor for well over 15 years. I am always astounded that as busy as he is he can remember my health facts and will sit and listen to what I have to say. I never feel rushed or my concerns unimportant. Dr. T is a gifted physician and a stellar person. BTW my baby brother now goes to see him driving 45 minutes just like I do.

4/13/2014

again, Dr. Tolbert respects my opinion and questions. His intellect is very much respected by me

4/8/2014

I trust and rely on Dr. Tolbert

4/2/2014

This doctor is what a good, caring doctor should be.

3/31/2014

I've been seeing this provider for 25 years, because he is an outstanding doctor.

3/31/2014

*Dr. Tolbert has carefully treated my concerns very respectfully, listened, remembers even small issues and voices his concern openly. I always try to adhere to his recommendations.

3/21/2014

Needed a referral to an Oncologist for imaging and it was done.

3/17/2014

Dr. Tolbert is the finest doctor I have ever known. I've been his patient for 25 years and never want anyone else.

3/13/2014

Best doctor I have HAD.

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