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Laura Ekka, MD
Rating
(4.84)
225 ratings, 26 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
400 U.S. Highway 70 East, Suite 202
WakeMed Garner Healthplex
Garner, NC 27529
919-350-9835
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Biography

Dr. Laura Ekka is a physician of both Pediatrics and Adult Internal Medicine, with special clinical interests in disease prevention and family wellness. Dr. Ekka enjoys providing services, including placement and removal of intrauterine devices and Nexplanon for reliable pregnancy prevention. She is also able to provide corticosteroid injections for specific joint concerns in certain circumstances and minor skin procedures as needed. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ekka received her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia after earning her bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. She is actively involved in the programs of maintenance of certification through both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is an active member of her church community, and in her free time, Dr. Ekka enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, playing guitar, singing, hiking and reading.

Clinical Interests
In addition to supporting disease prevention and family wellness, Dr. Ekka enjoys providing services including placement and removal of intrauterine devices and Nexplanon for reliable pregnancy prevention. She is also able to provide corticosteroid injections for specific joint concerns in certain circumstances and minor skin procedures as needed.
Undergraduate Degree
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
Medical School
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Va.
Residency
UNC - Chapel Hill for Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Professional Memberships
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Internal Medicine
Star Rating

The Star Ratings score is the average score a provider receives about his or her care on our Patient Satisfaction Survey conducted by Professional Research Corporation. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The Star Rating you see represents the average score a provider received for the past 12-month period as long as they had more than 30 ratings during that time frame.

Overall Provider Rating
(4.84)
4.84 out of 5
225 ratings, 26 reviews

WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Excellent active listenerRecommendation for home assessment of blood pressureReview of medicationsDetailed oriented visit on my individual health issues


WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Great customer friendly med technicians


WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Listen to me and working with me in a way that makes me feel good about my vist!ð???


WakeMed Patient - January 2020

Dr. Ekka is understanding & always has solutions to improve my health! I never feel rushed & she always apologizes if she is running a little late & explains why, specifically if a prior patient needed more time & I respect that! It''s always a joy to see her!


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