Our primary care providers in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics have one goal: keeping you and your family healthy. We've made it easier than ever to make an appointments through online scheduling and to see your provider via our virtual care options.
By choosing a primary care provider through Wake Forest Baptist Health, you are selecting a partner in the life-long goal of improving your health. Your primary care provider’s role is to:
- Provide preventive care and teach healthy lifestyle choices
- Identify and treat common medical conditions
- Assess the urgency of your medical problems and direct you to the best place for that care
- Make referrals to medical specialists when necessary
If you are a new patient, you can make an appointment with any of our primary care physicians who are accepting new patients by:
- Scheduling an appointment now through online scheduling
- Requesting an appointment online
- Calling 336-716-WAKE (9253)
If you are an existing patient, you may contact your practice directly to schedule an appointment with your doctor.
Learn all the ways you may access care throughout Wake Forest Baptist.
Primary Care Specialties
Primary care doctors usually fall into 1 of 3 specialties: family medicine, general internal medicine and pediatrics.
Family medicine specialists have completed a family practice residency and are board-certified for family medicine. The scope of their practice includes children and adults of all ages and may include obstetrics and minor surgery.
General Internal Medicine
Also called “internists,” internal medicine specialists have completed a residency in internal medicine and are board-certified for this specialty. The scope of their practice includes the care of adults of all ages for many different medical problems.
Many of our general internal medicine physicians have additional years of specialized training in areas such as geriatrics, public health, epidemiology, behavioral health and quality improvement, among others.
Pediatricians are doctors who have completed a pediatric residency and are board-certified in this specialty. The scope of their practice includes the care of newborns, infants, children and adolescents.