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Robotic-Assisted Surgery: Lung Resection Video

Robotic-Assisted Surgery: Lung Resection

Watch as Dr. L. James Wudel, Jr., performs a minimally-invasive lung resection of right upper lobe cancer. His unique approach results in less trauma, less pain, and faster recovery for patients.

Minimally Invasive Posterior Approach Hip Video

Minimally Invasive Posterior Approach Hip

John Shields, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, discusses a new technique in minimally invasive posterior hip surgery.

MAST MIDLIF: A Hybrid Minimally Invasive Posterior Interbody Fusion Technique with Cortical Bone Screws Video

MAST MIDLIF: A Hybrid Minimally Invasive Posterior Interbody Fusion Technique with Cortical Bone Screws

Dr. Charles Branch Jr, professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, discusses the use of cortical bone screws in multiple minimally invasive fusion procedures.

Celiac Disease - The great masquerader Video

Celiac Disease - The great masquerader

Anca M. Safta, MD, discusses her topic of Celiac Disease

News Releases

Standardized Patients Help Prepare School of Medicine Students to Deliver World-Class Care to Real Patients

Friday, April 20, 2018 11:15 AM

They come from all walks of life, with different experiences and backgrounds, but they all provide the same benefit as they help prepare the next generation of physicians, physician assistants and nurse anesthetists at Wake Forest School ...

Peer support specialists offer experienced based help to patients with substance use disorders

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 3:20 PM

The numbers on drug and alcohol abuse are pretty staggering. Approximately 21 million Americans have some form of substance use disorder, according to a 2016 report by the U.S. surgeon general. That’s about the same as the population of Florida.

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