Marcela I. Heinrich, M.D.

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Marcela I. Heinrich, M.D.

Marcela I. Heinrich, M.D.


Community Physicians

Physician Rating

4.9 out of 5

146 Ratings

Contact Information

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  • Department: 336-774-0710

  • Fax: 336-774-0707


  • American Association of Pediatrics

  • American Medical Association

  • NPI: 1871585083

Education & Training

  • BS

    1991 - Davidson College

  • MD

    1996 - Wake Forest University School of Medicine

  • 1999 - Residency: North Carolina Baptist Hospital

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics


Research Contact Information

  • Department: 336-774-0710

  • Fax: 336-774-0707

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.


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

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.

  • 6/1/2018

    Love Dr. Heinrich!!!! she is AWESOME! she genuinely cares about her patients and it shows.

  • 5/29/2018

    Always a pleasure to work with Dr. Heinrich and Westgate!!!!

  • 5/16/2018

    Dr. Marcella is amazing! The best healthcare provider in town. She really care about her patients. Calling us after hours to check on the child.

  • 5/14/2018

    Marcella is the best!!! Marcella always treats my daughter and me with respect. NCBH needs 1,000 more Marcellas!!

  • 5/10/2018

    Dr. Heinrich is so patient and answers all of my questions. she makes sure you understand and agree with the plan of care. she even called the next day which was a Saturday to check on Eleanor and make sure she was okay. We recommend Dr Heinrich to everyone we know!

  • 3/29/2018

    Dr heinrich is the best! i wish she did adult care! I know she will always be there for us and even calls late in the evening if needed. I love her!

  • 3/28/2018

    Dr. Heinrich is really great. She took the time to talk with me about what my personal goals and plans were along with my health concerns. Every time I see her she is in such a great mood and definitely helps settle my general nerves about being at the doctors. She also has followed up with me about any test results and always does so in a timely manner. I have loved having her as my physician and hate that I have to transfer to a Family Medicine doctor since I am getting older!

  • 3/15/2018

    I am so elated to have found Dr. Heinrich! I was concerned with a number of things that were not handled to my satisfaction by a previous provider and Dr. Heinrich completely alleviated all concerns. I love how she uses research to back her practices. My husband and I look forward to her being our son's pediatrician for years to come.

  • 3/12/2018


  • 2/21/2018

    Dr. Heinrich is very thorough and friendly. It is also very evident she is up to date with medical knowledge.

  • 1/24/2018

    fantastic physician! she's very kind to myself and Landon. I feel 100 percent confident with my son in her care. we're very blessed to have dr H.

  • 1/19/2018

    *Dr. Heinrich is one of the best pediatricians I have come across since having children. Her care is outstanding.

  • 1/11/2018

    Dr. Heinrich is an incredible doctor. She cares for the whole person and embodies the art and science of medicine. I fully trust her with the care of my daughter and highly recommend her

  • 12/28/2017

    Speaks Spanish perfectly & is a good doctor -

  • 12/19/2017

    Very confident in Dr Heinrich as she throrougly reviews circumstances every time we visit her. She takes her time and makes sure she hadn't missed anything before making diagnosis or recommendation for further testing.

  • 12/17/2017

    Dr. Heinrich has been my doctor since I was an infant. She knows my medical history. She knows me as a person. She always gives her time in an unhurried manner, listens, and then explains any treatment that is needed. She is always friendly and informative. This was my last visit since I am now an adult. I wish that I could have her as my family doctor.

  • 10/31/2017

    Dr Heinrich is the best!

  • 10/30/2017

    love Dr Heinrich!

  • 10/17/2017

    Dr Heinrich is hands down the best pediatrician! She takes the time to listen, give advice, is great interacting with my daughter, is so knowledgeable and willing to help me ensure my daughter has everything she needs medically.

  • 10/11/2017

    I already recommended to others this place

  • 9/28/2017

    Dr. Heinrich is the absolute best! Although she isn't my son's regular provider, she was very knowledgeable about his medical history and very thorough with explaining her plan for resolving the medical issue that we were there for. I was so happy to have had her see us on such short notice.

  • 9/26/2017

    we love Dr. Heinrich

  • 9/10/2017

    Dr. Heinrich has seen my daughter since birth (11.5 years), she is excellent in every way! The best pediatrician I could possibly have for my daughter! So blessed to have her for the care of my children.

  • 8/29/2017

    Outstanding clinician who engages and relates to my daughter very well. An asset to the Wake Forest community!

  • 8/2/2017

    Dr. Heinrich is a first rate pediatrician. I cannot say enough positive things about her care.

  • 7/31/2017

    She goes above and beyond what is expected. She provides outstanding care.

  • 7/20/2017

    *Dr. Heinrich has been Isabel's doctor for the last 14 years and she is excellent.


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