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George Yacoub, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

177 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

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

4.7 out of 5

177 Ratings
13 Comments
 

George Yacoub, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Research Interests

Colorectal Neoplasms; alpha-Fetoproteins; Carcinoma, Acinar Cell; Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal; Yoga
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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 multi-center, randomized, double-blind phase II trial of FOLFIRI plus regorafenib or placebo for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who failed one prior line of oxaliplatin-containing therapy [abstract]. O'Neil B, O'Reilly S, Kasbari S, Kim R, McDermott R, Moore D, Grogan W, Cohn A, Bekaii-Saab T, Ivanova A, Olowokure O, Fernando N, McCaffrey J, El-Rayes B, Horgan A, Ryan T, Sherrill G, Yacoub G, Goldberg RM, Sanoff H.. Ann Oncol. 2016;27(Suppl 6):464PD.

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

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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

4.7 out of 5

George Yacoub, M.D.177 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
4.2



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.

6/2/2017

Dr. Yacoub has been great during my 6 monyhs of treatment! Very knowledgeable,caring and professional!

4/24/2017

Dr. made me feel like a person, not just a case number. Excellent first impression, continued throughout appointment.

4/11/2017

Dr very good with calling test results

3/28/2017

wonderful Dr.

2/28/2017

Dr. Yacoub treated me as I believe he would his own family. He was very patient and and thorough and was very concerned about my thoughts, feelings, and questions. The visit was a wonderful experience!

1/20/2017

*Yacoub - Excellent.

9/26/2016

Couldn't be better.

9/25/2016

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

9/19/2016

*Dr. Yacoub is the best!

8/25/2016

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

8/3/2016

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

8/1/2016

We are satisfied with *Dr. Yacoub.

7/26/2016

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

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