Severe Weather Alert Update: 2:00 pm, Dec. 10, 2018

All Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics and Urgent Care locations in Winston-Salem and Hickory will open at 10 am on Tuesday, Dec., 11.
Locations in Asheboro, Lexington, Wilkes, High Point, Greensboro, Mt. Airy and Elkin will open at 12 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 11, except for the following locations which will open at 10 am: 
Urgent Care - Palladium in High Point
Hematology Oncology - Elkin

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    Marcela I. Heinrich, MD

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    Marcela I. Heinrich, MD

    Marcela I. Heinrich, MD


    Physician Rating

    4.9 out of 5

    143 Ratings

    Contact Information

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    • Fax: 336-774-0707


    • American Association of Pediatrics

    • American Medical Association

    • NPI: 1871585083

    Education & Training

    • MD

      1996 - Wake Forest University School of Medicine

    • Internship

      1997 - Pediatrics: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

    • Residency

      1997 - North Carolina Baptist Hospitals

    • Residency

      1999 - Pediatrics: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

    • Residency

      1999 - North Carolina Baptist Hospitals

    Board Certifications

    • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics


    Research Contact Information

    • 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.

    • 7/22/2018

      Dr. Heinrich is the very best! Professional, smart and kind!

    • 6/26/2018

      We love visiting Dr. Heinrich! She is always so pleasant and we feel as though she genuinely cares about our son. Dr. Heinrich took the time to learn about my husband and I during Avery's first visit and although we have only had to see her for check-ups for the most part, thankfully, she remembers those things she learned (e.g., what we do for work).

    • 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


    We're sorry, Dr. Heinrich is not currently accepting new patients. If you are an existing patient, you may contact the office directly at 336-774-0710.

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