Be Involved in Changing the Future of Health Care

The treatments of tomorrow are being developed today by the ideas and innovations of our scientists and physicians. But these ideas and innovations require scientific study to advance. 

Wake Forest Baptist Health conducts hundreds of clinical trials every year in an effort to detect, treat and prevent disease. By participating in a research study, you may provide future generations with the promise of better health. 

Welcoming Patients at Sports Medicine – Stratford

Wake Forest Baptist Health is now welcoming patients at its new Sports Medicine – Stratford site in Winston-Salem.

An experienced team of orthopaedic surgeons, family medicine doctors, physical therapists and massage therapists are on hand to diagnose and treat your simple to complex injuries and conditions. 

Extended weekday and Saturday hours available. 

 

Same Day/Next Day Appointments

Learn more about same day/next day appointments.

We believe you deserve the very best care available, even when you don’t have a lot of time to wait. So now we’re able to see most new and existing primary care and orthopaedic services patients in 24 hours or less – often the same day or next business day. Take advantage of faster access to our most requested services.

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Sign up for our FREE patient portal today.

At Wake Forest Baptist, we are committed to providing our patients with a simple, secure way to access their medical information (such as lab results and future appointments) and e-mail their healthcare providers for more information (including prescription refills) about their care.

Access your health information online, anytime. Please view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section for information on how to get started.  

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Seasonal farmworkers face battle to get health insurance

Farmworkers living in the U.S. legally through the h-2A visa program must be insured like most citizens. But reaching them is an uphill battle.  Thomas Arcury, Ph.D., said farmworkers work long hours, don’t have access to transportation or accumulate paid sick days.

Seasonal farmworkers face battle to get health insurance
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Superheroes Visit Young Patients

For the second year in a row, window washers from Scottie’s Building Services put down their cleaning supplies and transformed into superheroes for a costumed descent down the side of Brenner Children’s Hospital to entertain young patients. The superheroes rappelled off the hospital roof down to a Brenner Children’s floor and interacted with patients inside of the hospital. 



Superheroes Visit Young Patients
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Acupuncture Used in Clinical Settings Reduced Symptoms of Menopause

Acupuncture treatments can reduce the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause by as much as 36 percent, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The findings are published in the June issue of the journal Menopause.

Acupuncture Used in Clinical Settings Reduced Symptoms of Menopause
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Nearly half of all heart attacks may be ‘silent’

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be silent and like those that cause chest pain or other warning signs, silent heart attacks increase the risk of dying from heart disease and other causes, according to new research published in Circulation. The multi-institutional research team was led by Zhu-Ming Zhang, M.D., and Elsayed Z. Soliman, M.D., of Wake Forest Baptist.

Nearly half of all heart attacks may be ‘silent’
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Wake Forest Baptist Completes Purchase of Cornerstone Health Care

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center completed the purchase of Cornerstone Health Care (Cornerstone) on May 3, 2016 following a three-month due diligence period. Cornerstone’s network of more than 275 medical providers and 50 practices across 12 counties complements Wake Forest Baptist’s network of community physicians, specialty practices and multiple hospital campuses.

Wake Forest Baptist Completes Purchase of Cornerstone Health Care
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Hispanics/Latinos at higher risk for cardiac dysfunction, heart failure

Hispanics/Latinos have higher rates of cardiac dysfunction but are rarely aware they have the heart-pumping problem that can lead to heart failure, according to Carlos Rodriguez, M.D., associate professor of public health sciences. His study is published in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure.

Hispanics/Latinos at higher risk for cardiac dysfunction, heart failure
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New Form of Drug Helping Some Patients with Parkinson's

New Form of Drug Helping Some Patients with Parkinson's

A pump system delivers Duopa continuously and at a consistent level for up to sixteen hours. 

Researchers Seeking Ways to Help Older Adults Preserve Their Mobility

Researchers Seeking New Ways to Preserve Mobility in Seniors

Wake Forest Baptist faculty members collaborating with colleagues across the country to keep older adults on their feet.

Device Offers Alternative to Blood Thinner for Stroke Prevention in People with AFib

Device May Protect AFib Patients From Stroke

Wake Forest Baptist surgeons among the few in North Carolina offering this new minimally-invasive implant procedure.

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