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George Yacoub, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

158 Ratings

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

4.8 out of 5

158 Ratings

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.

Mutational landscapes of smoking-related cancers in Caucasians and African Americans: precision oncology perspectives at Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center. Kytola V, Topaloglu U, Miller LD, Bitting RL, Goodman MM, D Agostino RB Jr, Desnoyers RJ, Albright C, Yacoub G, Qasem SA, DeYoung B, Thorsson V, Shmulevich I, Yang M, Shcherban A, Pagni M, Liu L, Nykter M, Chen K, Hawkins GA, Grant SC,.. Theranostics. 2017;7(11):2914-2923.

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.

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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.158 Ratings


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Professional, understanding, & very courteous health care providers.


like family


Dr Jacoub is the best!


The doctor or PA always talk to me about my concerns & always explain each test or treatment & any follow up. I have every confidence in the doctor & nurses.


Dr Yacoub is not only a great doctor, but his caring nature and professional wisdom give me great confidence that I'm receiving the best medical care possible.


it was just ok


Awsome provider!




Couldn't ask for a better dr.




*Dr. Yacoub has been a wonderful, caring friend during my time taking chemo, but I'm happy to be moving on to seeing him only once every 3 months!


I have a good care overall.


I have told everyone how good they are


Never have had a bad experience with *Dr. Yacoub or any staff - very outstanding group.

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