WakeMed Urgent Care locations at Ashville Avenue in Cary, Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, and Forestville Crossing in Raleigh closed on Friday, April 19 at 3 pm due to severe weather. Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday, April 20.
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We are pleased to offer our valued patients the ability to schedule an appointment online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week without ever picking up the phone. As always, if you don't see an appointment time or type that works for you, please contact our office directly so we can help.
Simply choose your physician, preferred location and type of visit, and select the appointment time that works best for you.
If you have received care at a WakeMed Hospital or in a WakeMed Physician Practices office, you have more access to more features and functionality through WakeMed MyChart..
Dr. Carrie Dow-Smith is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics. Dr. Dow-Smith joined the WakeMed team in 2005. In additional to caring for patients in the general pediatric practice, she also works with WakeMed Concussion Services, evaluating young athletes with head injuries.
Prior to joining WakeMed, Dr. Dow-Smith previously worked with Capital Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine in Raleigh, After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care Center in Raleigh, and in a private pediatric practice in Houston, TX.
She received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Residency in Houston, TX (Texas Children's Hospital and Ben Taub Hospital). She earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Wake Forest University.
Dr. Dow-Smith, who speaks Spanish, is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and member of the North Carolina Pediatric Society.
WakeMed contracts with most major health insurance carriers. View a list of Insurance we accept.
Before scheduling an appointment with either a WakeMed employed provider or a community-based affiliated physician, we encourage you to contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co-insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility.
If you are uninsured, learn more about WakeMed's financial assistance policy.
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610