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Shahla Namak, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

48 Ratings

Shahla Namak, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Locations

Family Medicine - Piedmont Plaza I

Clinical Interests

Adult and Child Care, Family Medicine, Prenatal Care and Obstetrics, Women's Health

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4479
Department: 336-716-4479

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Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Mosul College of Medicine-Iraq, 1984
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Alwia Maternity Hospital, 1990
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Baladi Hospital, 1991
  • Fellowship, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Al-Yermook Hospital, 1992
  • Internship, Medicine, Loyola Univ Medical Center, 2001
  • Residency, Family Medicine, West Suburban Hosp, 2004
  • Fellowship, Obstetrics, West Suburban Hosp, 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine


  • Am Academy Of Family Physician

NPI Number

  • 1174507537
Shahla Namak, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

48 Ratings

Shahla Namak, M.D.

Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Research Interests

Diabetes, Gestational; Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring; Patient Selection; Diabetes Mellitus; T-Lymphocytes
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7858 | Department: 336-716-4479

Recent Publications

Biosimilars for immune-mediated chronic diseases in primary care: what a practicing physician needs to know. Feldman SR, Bagel J, Namak S.. Am J Med Sci. 2018;355(5):411-417.

Connecting refugees to medical homes through multi-sector collaboration. Michael L, Brady AK, Russell G, Rhodes SD, Namak S, Cody L, Vasquez A, Caldwell A, Foy J, Linton JM.. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018;():.

Axillary digital traction maneuver: shoulder dystocia management. Namak S, Beck K, Mertz H, Lord R.. J Fam Med Community Health. 2016;3(4):1086.

Providing preconception care in type 2 diabetes. Cassidy-Vu L, Linn E, Namak SY, Kirk JK.. J Diabetes Metab Disord Control. 2014;1(4):.

Do patients with type 2 diabetes who aren't taking insulin benefit from self-monitoring blood glucose?. Namak SY, Kirk JK, Kramer R.. J Fam Pract. 2013;62(1):39-48.

Which women should we screen for gestational diabetes mellitus? [question and answer]. Namak S, Lord RW Jr, Zolotor AJ, Kramer R.. J Fam Pract. 2010;59(8):467-468.

Diabetes: rethinking risk and the Dx that fits. Kirk JK, Namak S.. J Fam Pract. 2009;58(5):248-256.

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Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Clinical Interests

Adult and Child Care, Family Medicine, Prenatal Care and Obstetrics, Women's Health
Shahla Namak, M.D.

Shahla Namak, M.D.

Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Shahla Namak, M.D.48 Ratings


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CP spoke using clear language
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Time CP spent with patient
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Dr. Namak has been one of the best doctors in this facility. I have recommended friends, family and other patients who may be looking for a PCP to her. This facility should be grateful to have her. She has a very caring nature about her that not all of our physicians have. She does not rush you, brush you off or overlook what you say. She involves you in EVERY decision made. SHE IS GREAT!!!!


In one question it said rate provider 0-10. *Dr. Namak sees my whole family we love her we can't rate *Dr. Namak the numbers never _____ when it comes 10 my *Dr. Namak she is the BEST!!!


The BEST DOCTOR EVER so it was a good experience. My confidence in my doctor is 10000/00.


Dr. Namak is Awesome!


Dr. Namak is one of the best doctors I have ever had. She is genuinely concerned and serious about what she is doing and the providing the most optimal level of quality care she can to her patients. She is truly an asset to the Wake Forest Baptist Physician team. Her team of receptionist and assistants are as well


I went in due to a sudden illness. She was attentive and reviewed my medications and history. She listened to my symptoms and asked questions concerning how I was feeling.


I surely trust MY Dr.Namak she is caring,polite takes time with her patients she is one awesome doctor


Dr. Namak is one of my favorite physicians. She really cares about me and my health.



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