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Practice Name
WakeMed Physician Practices - Hospital Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
3000 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Children's Hospital
Raleigh, NC 27610
Biography

Dr. Ivy Pointer is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices – Pediatrics, with training in pediatric critical care medicine.

She received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine and her master's degree in public health from the UNC School of Public Health. She completed her residency in pediatrics at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, where she is currently a fellow in pediatric critical care medicine. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in science from UNC-Chapel Hill, with a major in biology and minor in business administration.

Dr. Pointer is certified in pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, North Carolina Pediatric Society and Society of Critical Care Medicine. In 2011, she received the Research Merit Award from the UNC Department of Pediatrics, and in 2007, she received the Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award from UNC. Dr. Pointer serves as the volunteer medical director for youth triathlons for the Swim for Smiles Foundation in Chapel Hill and a volunteer youth group leader at Blacknall Presbyterian Church in Durham, N.C.

Undergraduate Degree
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Residency
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Fellowship
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Certifications
Ā American Academy of Pediatrics
Insurance We Accept

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.