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George Yacoub, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

130 Ratings
6 Comments

George Yacoub, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Specialties

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

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, Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology

NPI Number

  • 1881876241
George Yacoub, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

130 Ratings
6 Comments

George Yacoub, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm

Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

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

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

Yacoub G, Nagalla S, Aklilu M. Oncologic management of hereditary colorectal cancer. 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 Specialties

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

George Yacoub, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

George Yacoub, M.D.130 Ratings
6 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
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
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.

8/5/2014

Good, everything has worked out well.

6/13/2014

Absolutely the best - very reassuring as I was upset over cancer word! Put me at ease - explaining options - advice was right on target - surgery successful.

6/4/2014

I like the DRS.

3/20/2014

*Dr. Yacoub is a good dr. so is the rest.

3/14/2014

All the years I have been to the hospital I have always been treated "GREAT."

3/6/2014

The care I received was excellent and I recommend them whenever I get a chance.

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