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Wesley Covitz, MD

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Wesley Covitz, MD

Wesley Covitz, MD

Professor

Pediatrics

Physician Rating

4.3 out of 5

10 Ratings
1 Comments
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Contact Information

  • New Patient Appointments:

    336-716-WAKE

  • Returning Patient Appointments:

    336-713-4500

  • Fax: 336-716-7100

  • E-mail:

    wcovitz@wakehealth.edu

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

  • North Carolina Medical Society

  • American College of Cardiology

  • American Heart Association

  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical Society

  • NPI: 1154305878

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiology (Pediatric), Telemedicine, Metabolic Syndrome, Marfan Syndrome, Lipid Disorders

Education & Training

  • BA

    1966 - Harvard University

  • MD

    1970 - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

  • Residency

    1972 - Pediatrics: Boston Medical Center

  • Fellowship

    1973 - Children's Hospital Medical Center - Cincinnati

  • Fellowship

    1976 - Children's Hospital Medical Center - Cincinnati

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Cardiology

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

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Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • temporary

Recent Publications

  • Superior cavopulmonary anastomosis timing and outcomes in infants with single ventricle
    Cnota JF, Allen KR, Colan S, Covitz W, Graham EM, Hehir DA, Levine JC, Margossian R, McCrindle BW, Minich LL, Natarajan S, Richmond ME, Hsu DT
  • Challenges in echocardiographic assessment of mitral regurgitation in children after repair of atrioventricular septal defect
    Prakash A, Lacro RV, Sleeper LA, Minich LL, Colan SD, McCrindle B, Covitz W, Golding F, Hlavacek AM, Levine JC, Cohen MS
  • Late status of Fontan patients with persistent surgical fenestration
    Atz AM, Travison TG, McCrindle BW, Mahony L, Quartermain M, Williams RV, Breitbart RE, Lu M, Radojewski E, Covitz W, et al
  • Retropharyngeal edema: an unusual manifestation of Kawasaki disease
    Langley EW, Kirse DK [sic] [Kirse DJ], Barnes CE, Covitz W, Shetty AK
  • Impact of surgical fenestration in a cohort of Fontan patients [abstract]
    Atz AM, Travison TG, McCrindle BW, Mahony L, Quartermain M, Williams RV, Breitbart RE, Lu M, Radojewski E, Covitz W, et al

All Publications

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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
4.3
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.4
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.4
CP spoke using clear language
4.5
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.5
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.3
Patients' confidence in CP
4.4
Time CP spent with patient
4.4
Wait time at clinic
4.1



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.

  • 3/31/2018

    very helpful and kind

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  • Find a Pediatric Specialist
  • New Patient Appointments

    Locally

    336-716-WAKE

    Toll-free

    888-716-WAKE

  • Additional Information

    For returning patient appointments, contact the clinic directly.