Dr. William Bray, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 62

Dr. Bray
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Digestive Health Specialists, P.A.

280 Broad St Ste F Kernersville, NC 27284

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(336) 768-6211

Dr. William Bray, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Kernersville, NC. He is affiliated with medical facilities Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center and Novant Health Medical Park Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bray to book an appointment.

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Dr. Bray is affiliated with Novant Health Medical Park Hospital Winston Salem, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bray's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bray treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bray treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bray treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bray treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dysphagia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bray treats Dysphagia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bray treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bray's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bladder Infection
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Dilatation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Food Allergy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intertrigo
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • pH Probe
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pouchitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Secondary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Swine Flu
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Dr. Bray accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthKeepers Plus HMO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Blue Alliance Network
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Options PPO

Dr. Bray's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bray

4.8

Based on 63 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (41)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (40)
  • Listened & answered questions (40)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (4)
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
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Dr. Bray is an expert in his field - as a new patient, I had lots of questions and concerns, and he patiently responded to every single one of them which put me ta ease. He recently performed my colonoscopy, and the entire process beginning with friendliness and professionalism of his office staff to the post procedure interview, was outstanding. I trust his expert opinion and medical care!
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Natalia – Jul 22, 2020
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I have been going to Dr Bray for over 15 years. I consider him saving my life twice, once with colitis and the more serious time with a diagnosis of stomach cancer. I would hate to have to get another one, but would recommend him to anyone!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Sara kelly – Jun 25, 2020
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I have been a patient of Dr. Bray/Digestive Health for over 15 yrs. He is outstanding as a professional and a wonderful person as well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Marie – May 05, 2020
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Dr Bray is very competent and caring. He listens well, and offers good explanations regarding both procedures and health issues. I highly recommend him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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I love Dr Bray! He always takes the time to listen to me and he works hard to find an answer that will help. He doesn’t just leave us hanging. He is hands down my favorite Dr!!
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Tracie Shockley Southern – Sep 21, 2019
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Always very courteous, puts you at ease with what you are going through. Will take his time and answer any questions you might have. He is the best. Been going to him for over 10 years now.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Gwen Hill – Sep 19, 2019
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Friendly, explained things well, not in a hurry. Respectful. I have seen him for two colonoscopies and one endoscopy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Tine – Sep 19, 2019
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DR.BRAY,IS ONE OF THE NICEST,CARING.COMPASSIONATE,DR, I HAVE SEEN IN A VERY LONG TIME, THANK YOU DR. BRAY, FOR BEING MY DR!!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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BEVERLY – Sep 19, 2019
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I have a very long, complicated history and when I first met him he had read my entire chart! He knew exactly what I needed him to know and what I been through.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Debbie H. – Sep 19, 2019
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Excellent physician, a good listener and very knowledgeable and helped me immensely.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jean Creed – Sep 19, 2019
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He always listens and gives me the help I need
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dr Is very patient with me and explains things so that I, as a 77 year old woman, can understand. He never makes me fill uncomfortable about asking questions, and always listens to me intently.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 19, 2019
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He’s a gem. Hope he bought Roku!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Matty O’Miller in Yes, DE – Sep 19, 2019
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I love Dr Bray, been a patient for 10yrs or more. Thank god for those clinics he did in Davie Co. I owe Dr Bray my life and is very intune with my health.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Very personable. Excellent physician
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Dr. Bray has been caring for myself, my Wife and the friends I've recommended to him for many years now and all of us couldn't possibly be happier with the care that he provides for us. Excellent Doctor, efficient office and his desire to improve your health cant be matched! I trust him completely with the GI care of myself and my friends and Family!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Excellent!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jerry and Mary Jane Porter – Jul 24, 2019
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Excellent!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jerry and Mary Jane Porter – Jul 24, 2019
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Dr. Bray is the best in my opinion! I told my family doctor that I would have "the procedure" when he did,and I would prefer to use his doctor. Well, I end up recommending Dr. Bray to all my friends and family. Great staff and over the top nice too!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dermot Solan – Jun 17, 2019
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He was very helpful in his answering my questions. He knew what he was talking about.he is always so helpful and informative.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

At Digestive Health Specialists we practice patient centered, evidence based, high quality high touch medicine.

Biography

I have twenty years of GI experience in treating GERD, IBD, Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Biliary/Pancreatic Diseases, and this has given me...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1991
Hershey Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Lankenau Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Main Line Hospital - Lankenau
Internship Hospital
1981
Ursinus College
Undergraduate School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. William Bray, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Bray has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. William Bray, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bray frequently treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and Dysphagia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Bray treats.

Where is Dr. William Bray, MD's office located?

Dr. Bray's office is located at 280 Broad St Ste F, Kernersville, NC 27284. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Digestive Health Specialists, P.A.

Digestive Health Specialists, P.A. - Kernersville280 Broad St Ste F Kernersville, NC 27284
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:45pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:45pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:45pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:45pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:45pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Digestive Health Specialists, P.A.

Digestive Health Specialists, P.A.2025 Frontis Plaza Blvd Ste 200 Winston Salem, NC 27103
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Bray is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center

Winston Salem, NC

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Novant Health Medical Park Hospital

Winston Salem, NC

87% Patient Experience Rating, 18% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)