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Stuart Ginn, MD
125 ratings, 41 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
3024 New Bern Ave.
WakeMed Raleigh Campus Andrews Center, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27610
400 U.S. Highway 70 East
WakeMed Garner Healthplex, , Suite 202
Garner, NC 27529
120 Healthplex Way
WakeMed Apex Healthplex, Suite 302
Apex, NC 27502
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120 Healthplex Way, Suite 302
400 US Highway 70 East Suite 202
3024 New Bern Avenue Suite 200

A former airline pilot, Dr. Stuart Ginn was born in San Francisco and raised in Salisbury, N.C. He grew up in a family that was heavily influenced by medicine and the life sciences: His mother was an anatomy and biology teacher, his father an internal medicine doctor, and his older brother later became an orthopaedic surgeon. Passionate about flight since early childhood, Dr. Ginn starting flying airplanes when he was 15 and later worked as a flight instructor while a student at the University of Virginia, where he studied English Literature. He was fortunate to accept a job as a pilot with United Express airlines after college. His interest in medicine and the life sciences grew during his flying days, and while visiting his brother (who was an orthopedic surgery resident) at the Wake Forest University Hospital he was brought into the operating room to observe a surgery. After that experience, as he says, “I was hooked.” Following this galvanizing experience, Dr. Ginn decided to pursue a career in medicine and later matriculated to the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

During medical school, Dr. Ginn was drawn to the specialty of ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery due to the breadth of the field, which includes voice and hearing issues, cancer, endocrinology and sleep problems, to name a few. He was also drawn to the rapid pace of innovation in the field, and received special training in the medical technology innovation process via the Stanford Biodesign program during residency, consulting on projects ranging from traditional medical devices to digital health initiatives.

“In a single day, we see a range of conditions and problems involving the head and neck region of the body. Since our specialty is uniquely defined by a body region rather than a single body system, we are able to manage problems across nearly every system in the human body, for patients across the entire life span” said Dr. Ginn, whose clinical interests include general ENT, endocrine surgery, medical technology innovation and health safety systems innovation.

Outside of medicine and surgery, Dr. Ginn is married to his college sweetheart, Mary Beth, and together they have two young sons. Trained as a nurse practitioner, Mary Beth also works in the health care industry on operations and administration projects. As a family, the Ginns enjoy staying active, engaging in outdoor activities, and spending time in the mountains and on the water.

Care Philosophy
As a doctor, I believe that communication is central to patient care and patient safety. When I am seeing a patient, I know that our communication with one another forms the basis of my understanding of what they need and want from their care. I also know that my ability to communicate effectively with the other members of my team is critical to ensuring that the care we provide is systematic and exceptional at all times.
Undergraduate Degree
University of Virginia
Medical School
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Stanford Health Care, Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
American Board of Otolaryngology
Professional Memberships
The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
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
4.5 out of 5
125 ratings, 41 reviews

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

Dr Ginn is everything I would want is specialist

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

Talking to the doctor, he explain my issues in detailed manner

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

He was very friendly I was scared the first time I came and he made me feel better

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

I was able to get an appt with Dr. Ginn on a walk-in basis. He seemed very caring and concerned about my condition and immediately began treatment. I have only been to one appt. We are waiting for tests to be done and results received.

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