Richard B. Weinberg, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

45 Ratings

Richard B. Weinberg, M.D.


Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology, Diarrhea, Small Intestinal Disorders, Nutrition

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-7777
Department: 336-713-7777

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Education & Training

  • A.B., Harvard University, 1971
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1975
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, U Chicago Hosps & Clinics, 1976
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, U Chicago Hosps & Clinics, 1978
  • Fellowship, U Chicago Hosps & Clinics, 1981

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine


  • Am Assn for the Adv of Science
  • Am Gastroenterological Assn
  • Am Heart Association
  • Am Instit Of Nutrition

NPI Number

  • 1770568115
Richard B. Weinberg, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

45 Ratings

Richard B. Weinberg, M.D.

Professor, Gastroenterology
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism

Research Interests

atherosclerosis/thrombosis, metabolism

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-1180 | Department: 336-713-7777

Recent Publications

Weinberg RB. Power: a parable of leadership [editorial]. CMAJ. 2015;187(9):E287-E288.

Verhague MA, Cheng D, Weinberg RB, Shelness GS. Apolipoprotein A-IV expression in mouse liver enhances triglyceride secretion and reduces hepatic lipid content by promoting very low density lipoprotein particle expansion. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013;33(11):2501-2508.

McKimmie RL, Easter L, Weinberg RB. Acyl chain length, saturation, and hydrophobicity modulate the efficiency of dietary fatty acid absorption in adult humans. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013;305(9):G620-627.

Weinberg RB. The mentor [editorial]. J Gen Intern Med. 2013;28(12):1683-1685.

Benson PW, Hooker JB, Koch KL, Weinberg RB. Bitter taster status predicts susceptibility to vection-induced motion sickness and nausea. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012;24(2):134-40,e86.

Weinberg RB, Gallagher JW, Fabritius MA, Shelness GS. ApoA-IV modulates the secretory trafficking of apoB and the size of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins. J Lipid Res. 2012;53(4):736-743.

Weinberg RB. The watchman. Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(8):602-603.

Blade AM, Fabritius MA, Hou L, Weinberg RB, Shelness GS. Biogenesis of apolipoprotein A-V and its impact on VLDL triglyceride secretion. J Lipid Res. 2011;52(2):237-244.

Simon T, Cook VR, Rao A, Weinberg RB. Impact of murine intestinal apolipoprotein A-IV expression on regional lipid absorption, gene expression, and growth. J Lipid Res. 2011;52(11):1984-1994.

Weinberg RB, Cook VR. Distinctive structure and interfacial activity of the human apolipoprotein A-IV 347S isoprotein. J Lipid Res. 2010;51(9):2664-2671.

Ledford AS, Cook VA [sic] [Cook VR], Shelness GS, Weinberg RB. Structural and dynamic interfacial properties of the lipoprotein initiating domain of apolipoprotein B. J Lipid Res. 2009;50(1):108-115.

Simon T, Weinberg RB. Intestinal apolipoprotein A-IV expression regionally modulates the number and size of secreted triglyceride-rich lipoproteins [abstract]. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2009;29(7):e107.

Simon T, Cook VR, Rao A, Weinberg RB. ApoA-IV expression alters the proximal-distal gradient of intestinal triglyceride absorption efficiency [abstract]. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008;28(6):e-98.

McKimmie RL, Daniel KR, Carr JJ, Bowden DW, Freedman BI, Register TC, Hsu F-C, Lohman KK, Weinberg RB, Wagenknecht LE. Hepatic steatosis and subclinical cardiovascular disease in a cohort enriched for type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Heart Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008;103(12):3029-3035.

Weinberg RB. An iodine fluorescence quenching clock reaction. J Chem Edu. 2007;84(5):797-800.

Beckstead JA, Wong K, Gupta V, Wan C-PL, Cook VR, Weinberg RB, Weers PM, Ryan RO. A C-terminal truncated human apolipoprotein A-V displays unique structural and lipid-binding properties [abstract]. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007;27(6):e-120.

Beckstead JA, Wong K, Gupta V, Wan C-PL, Cook VR, Weinberg RB, Weers PMM, Ryan RO. The C terminus of apolipoprotein A-V modulates lipid-binding activity. J Biol Chem. 2007;282(21):15484-89.

Wong W-MR, Gerry AB, Putt W, Roberts JL, Weinberg RB, Humphries SE, Leake DS, Talmud PJ. Common variants of apolipoprotein A-IV differ in their ability to inhibit low density lipoprotein oxidation. Atherosclerosis. 2007;192(2):266-274.

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Professor, Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology, Diarrhea, Small Intestinal Disorders, Nutrition
Richard B. Weinberg, M.D.

Richard B. Weinberg, M.D.

Professor, Gastroenterology
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

Richard B. Weinberg, M.D.45 Ratings


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I didn't mind waiting because when I was in crisis *Dr. Weinberg took his time to assess me and develop a plan. I know he would do it for those that morning.


I have considerable confidence in *Dr. Weinberg after my visit.


Very impressed that doctor responded to my questions via the internet too.


#10. Already have.


Excellent diagnostic skills.


Excellent dr.

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