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Phillip M. Williford, MD

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Phillip M. Williford, MD

Phillip M. Williford, MD

Professor

Dermatology

Physician Rating

4.9 out of 5

396 Ratings
40 Comments
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Contact Information

  • New Patient Appointments:

    336-716-WAKE

  • Returning Patient Appointments:

    336-716-3926

  • Fax: 336-716-6761

  • E-mail:

    pwillifo@wakehealth.edu

Memberships

  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical Society

  • American Academy of Dermatology

  • American College of Physicians

  • American Medical Association

  • NPI: 1518943943

Clinical Interests

  • Cutaneous Oncology, Dermatology, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Pigmented Lesions, Skin Cancer

Education & Training

  • BA

    1977 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • MD

    1981 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

  • Internship

    1982 - Internal Medicine: North Carolina Baptist Hospital

  • Residency

    1984 - Internal Medicine: North Carolina Baptist Hospital

  • Residency

    1993 - Dermatology: North Carolina Baptist Hospital

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology Dermatology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

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Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Skin Neoplasms, Mohs Surgery, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Electrosurgery, Ambulatory Surgical Procedures

Recent Publications

  • Public Perception of Ethical Issues in Dermatology: Evidenced by New York Times Commenters..
    Martin E, Huang WW, Strowd LC, Hinkel VS, Feldman SR, Williford PM. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Dec; 44(12):1571-1577.
  • Web App- and Text Message-Based Patient Education in Mohs Micrographic Surgery-A Randomized Controlled Trial..
    Hawkins SD, Koch SB, Williford PM, Feldman SR, Pearce DJ. Dermatol Surg. 2018 07; 44(7):924-932.
  • Association of pain and itch with depth of invasion and inflammatory cell constitution in skin cancer: results of a large clinicopathologic study..
    Yosipovitch G, Mills KC, Nattkemper LA, Feneran A, Tey HL, Lowenthal BM, Pearce DJ, Williford PM, Sangueza OP, D'Agostino RB. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 150(11):1160-6.
  • Electrosurgery: part I. Basics and principles..
    Taheri A, Mansoori P, Sandoval LF, Feldman SR, Pearce D, Williford PM. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2014 Apr; 70(4):591.e1-591.e14.
  • Electrosurgery: part II. Technology, applications, and safety of electrosurgical devices..
    Taheri A, Mansoori P, Sandoval LF, Feldman SR, Pearce D, Williford PM. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2014 Apr; 70(4):607.e1-607.e12.
  • Noncosmetic skin-related procedures performed in the United States: an analysis of national ambulatory medical care survey data from 1995 to 2010..
    Ahn CS, Davis SA, Dabade TS, Williford PM, Feldman SR. Dermatol Surg. 2013 Dec; 39(12):1912-21.
  • Cosmetic procedures performed in the United States: a 16-year analysis..
    Ahn CS, Davis SA, Dabade TS, Williford PM, Feldman SR. Dermatol Surg. 2013 Sep; 39(9):1351-9.
  • Commentary: the growing skin cancer problem..
    Pearce D, Sandoval LF, Feldman SR, Williford PM. Dermatol Surg. 2013 Apr; 39(4):603-4.
  • Another approach to actinic keratosis management using nonablative fractional laser..
    Pearce DJ, Williford PM. J Dermatolog Treat. 2014 Aug; 25(4):298.
  • Nonmelanoma skin cancer treatment training varies across different medical specialists..
    Romero PC, Kinney MA, Taylor SL, Levender MM, David LR, Goldman ND, Khanna VC, Williford PM, Feldman SR. J Dermatolog Treat. 2013 Jun; 24(3):215-20.

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
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.6



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.

  • 8/11/2018

    Tops very good.

  • 8/3/2018

    He was great!

  • 7/29/2018

    Very happy with results.

  • 7/25/2018

    Dr. W. is the best

  • 7/22/2018

    especially appreciated his call day after surgery to check on me

  • 7/20/2018

    D williford is tops never had nothing bad at his office.

  • 6/25/2018

    Dr. Williford is one of the best doctors I've ever had. Don't ever let him go!!!!

  • 6/19/2018

    in difference to the diagnosis, this office was kind and performed in above average manner. showed us warmth and our need for reassurance.

  • 6/14/2018

    good

  • 5/29/2018

    I was a nervous patient not knowing what to expect concerning the removal of my skin cancer and everyone was friendly and explained everything to me so thoroughly.

  • 4/26/2018

    I feel well cared for by Dr. Williford and his staff.

  • 4/24/2018

    His demeanor was great. Friendly, good explanations and good listener

  • 4/23/2018

    dr. Willaford was very attentive !

  • 4/17/2018

    all good

  • 4/11/2018

    I like Dr Williford, he came in and talked to you like a friend.

  • 4/7/2018

    GREAT clinic

  • 3/27/2018

    VERY GOOD EXPERIENCE

  • 3/24/2018

    good

  • 3/22/2018

    Dr. Williford's care and attention to me as a patient was extraordinary. I cannot overemphasize his professionalism in my care.

  • 3/6/2018

    Excellent doctor!

  • 2/23/2018

    Dr. Williford and all staff are excellent.

  • 2/12/2018

    Dr. Williford is an exceptional surgeon, especially with Mohs surgery.

  • 2/9/2018

    Superb physician and medical team.

  • 2/7/2018

    I have nothing but good things to say about him - his warmth, his ability to keep my mind off what he was doing during surgery by conversing with me about subjects I was interested in. He was professional but super friendly and caring.

  • 2/3/2018

    good

  • 2/2/2018

    DOCTOR WAS COURTEOUS & FRIENDLY. HE WAS VERY UP FRONT ABOUT MY CONDITION & WHAT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN.

  • 1/24/2018

    *Dr. Williford is very willing to answer questions and is quite skilled in his profession. Runs an excellent business which allows patients to relax.

  • 12/27/2017

    Provider is top notch in my book.

  • 12/26/2017

    Dr. Williford is incredible

  • 12/15/2017

    Follow up call next day to check on my progress or problems with anything.

  • 12/6/2017

    The fact that he knows me from past experiences likely makes a difference, but Dr. Williford is always great. The fact that he personally followed up with me was greatly appreciated. He is a super guy and great doctor.

  • 11/30/2017

    Excellent experience.

  • 11/28/2017

    good

  • 11/21/2017

    Dr. Willaford is a very caring and calming doctor. And very pleasant! Knows What needed to be done thank you

  • 10/23/2017

    Dr. Williford is a wonderful doctor. I would recommend him to everyone.

  • 10/21/2017

    Dr. Williford is very professional and has a great Dr. to patient relationship. He is very caring and very informative. His personal phone call tells the kind of person he is.

  • 10/10/2017

    Nothing but the best!

  • 10/2/2017

    Could not have had a better experience. Dr. Williford is an exceptional physician. Aside from the procedure, I really enjoyed talking with him. He has my strongest recommendation.

  • 9/20/2017

    good

  • 9/18/2017

    good

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  • Find a Pediatric Specialist
  • New Patient Appointments

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    336-716-WAKE

    Toll-free

    888-716-WAKE

  • Additional Information

    For returning patient appointments, contact the clinic directly.