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George Yacoub, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

172 Ratings

George Yacoub, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

General Hematology and Oncology, Colon and Rectal Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Oncology

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-786-8880
Department: 336-716-4464

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Education & Training

  • M.D., Ain Shams University School of Medicine, 2001
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Ain Shams University Hospital, 2002
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Johnson City Med Ctr Hosp, 2007
  • Fellowship, Medical Oncology, East Tennessee State Universit, 2009

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

NPI Number

  • 1881876241
George Yacoub, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

172 Ratings

George Yacoub, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Research Interests

Colorectal Neoplasms; Yoga; Hepatectomy; Liver Neoplasms; Quality of Life
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7975 | Department: 336-716-4464

Recent Publications

Metastatic pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma in a younger male with marked AFP production: a potential pitfall on fine needle aspiration biopsy. Valente K, Yacoub G, Cappellari JO, Parks G.. Diagn Cytopathol. 2017;45(2):133-136.

A brief yoga intervention implemented during chemotherapy: a randomized controlled pilot study. Sohl SJ, Danhauer SC, Birdee GS, Nicklas BJ, Yacoub G, Aklilu M, Avis NE.. Complement Ther Med. 2016;25():139-142.

A brief yoga intervention implemented during chemotherapy for colorectal cancer: a randomized controlled pilot study [abstract]. Sohl S, Danhauer S, Birdee G, Nicklas B, Yacoub G, Aklilu M, Avis N.. Psychooncology. 2015;24(Suppl 2):253.

Optimal timing of systemic therapy in resectable colorectal liver metastases. Ihemelandu C, Levine EA, Aklilu M, Yacoub G, Howerton R, Bolemon B, Graham M, Russell G, Shen P.. Am Surg. 2013;79(4):414-421.

CNS tools and oncology: feasibility of cognition assessment prior to initial chemotherapy in an oncology clinic [abstract]. Attia M, Sink KM, Higgins A, Yacoub G, Case D, Klepin H, Lawrence JA.. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):321-322.

Oncologic management of hereditary colorectal cancer. Yacoub G, Nagalla S, Aklilu M.. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2012;25(2):118-122.

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Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Interests

General Hematology and Oncology, Colon and Rectal Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Oncology
George Yacoub, M.D.

George Yacoub, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

George Yacoub, M.D.172 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."
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CP efforts to include in decisions
CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
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Time CP spent with patient
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Patient Comments

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*Yacoub - Excellent.


Couldn't be better.


no rushed feeling, genuine, concern,, frank and honest. very nice.


*Dr. Yacoub is the best!


We appreciate his intrest in my issues and his willingness to assist and guide me.


Recommend to everyone. The care provider is excellent. Would never think about changing health care provider.


We are satisfied with *Dr. Yacoub.


Dr. Yacoub scheduled tests that my former doctor had not done. Sometimes I think it takes a new doctor to try new procedures.


Very confident in *Dr. Yacoub.


Dr. Yacoub always spends time with me, he is compassionate and caring, and I completely trust him with my medical illness. I also feel like he is up to date on the latest medical knowledge which is very important to me. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.




I am always informed of care plan


*Dr. Yacous is excellent!


I am thankful for his compassionate care and quick response any time I have a question.


He was nice and seemed concerned. He was interested in what I had to say.


I think he is a very good dr., very cool.

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