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George Yacoub, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

155 Ratings
13 Comments
 

George Yacoub, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

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

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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

155 Ratings
13 Comments
 

George Yacoub, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Research Interests

Hepatectomy; Liver Neoplasms; Colorectal Neoplasms; Neoadjuvant Therapy; Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
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Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

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.

All Publications

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

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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.155 Ratings
13 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
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.4



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.

5/20/2016

*Dr. Yacous is excellent!

5/9/2016

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

4/19/2016

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

4/13/2016

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

3/3/2016

All Good

1/21/2016

Good visit.

1/19/2016

good

11/10/2015

Very good!

11/4/2015

I truly trust Dr Yacoub with my life, and am so blessed to have found him.

10/26/2015

Explained everything very well. Told me his plan of action & allowed me to give my input and approval!!! Meant a lot!! He was aware that I had done a lot of research on my problem & was not offended by some of my questions or input.

10/20/2015

Good.

9/2/2015

Good experience.

8/24/2015

Very good about explaining things to me.

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