Dr. Franklin Wefald, MD

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Dr. Franklin Wefald, MD

Cardiology | Male

Millenia Cardiovascular 101 E Market St Ste 1H, Smithfield, NC 27577 Get Directions
(919) 209-9856

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Dr. Wefald specializes in Cardiology and practices in Smithfield, NC. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Dr. Wefald's Review Details
4.7 based on 24 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Wefald
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (24)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (24)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (23)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (24)
Dr. Wefald's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (24)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (24)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (24)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (24)
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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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  • 2
    Sanctions

    Dr. Wefald has received 2 sanctions

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    • Disciplinary action in another state  (5/5/2016)
    • Action Taken: Probation
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    • State: New York
    • Unprofessional Conduct  (8/21/2014)
    • Action Taken: Stayed Suspension
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    • State: North Carolina
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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 1990

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Wefald's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Wefald

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients