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George L. Hamrick, MD, FACC

George L. Hamrick, MD, FACC

Electrophysiology, Cardiology, Device Implantation

accepting new patients




Heart & Vascular - Complex Arrhythmia - Raleigh Campus

WakeMed Heart Center
3000 New Bern Avenue, Suite 1200
Raleigh , NC 27610

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8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
Heart & Vascular - Complex Arrhythmia - Raleigh Campus

WakeMed Cary Hospital

1900 Kildaire Farm Road
Cary , NC 27518

Heart & Vascular - Cardiology - Six Forks

3324 Six Forks Road
Raleigh , NC 27609

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8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
Heart & Vascular - Cardiology - Six Forks

WakeMed Raleigh Campus

3000 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh , NC 27610

About Me

As a board certified cardiologist and clinical cardiac electrophysiologist, Dr. George Hamrick specializes in treating arrhythmias, including heart palpitations, rapid heartbeats and slow heart rhythms. This includes the implantation of cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators, the implantation of bi-ventricular devices for cardiac resynchronization therapy, and performing surgical procedures on the electrical system of the heart. Impressively, Dr. Hamrick was the first heart surgeon in Wake County to implant a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), and he performed this procedure here at WakeMed.

Born in Falls Church, Va., Dr. Hamrick joined WakeMed’s cardiology team in 1995. He was drawn to this organization’s commitment to the patient and family, including the continuous investments WakeMed makes in new technology, state-of-the-art facilities and adding to the team new specialists, who bring new areas of expertise.

“WakeMed has always been committed to building and maintaining the best Heart Center. We have an outstanding staff as well as superior facilities, mobile transport services and 24/7 emergency services that are especially important for heart attack and arrhythmia patients,” explained Dr. Hamrick. “We are dedicated to always being here for our patients and this community, as well as working together as a team to ensure our patients always receive the best care possible. For these reasons, WakeMed is where I bring my own family for care.”

Dr. Hamrick and his wife, Dr. Terri Hamrick, have two children. They live In Cary, N.C. Outside of medicine, Dr. Hamrick enjoys hiking and swimming with his family, and attending the symphony and theatre (Broadway).


University of Vermont (Internal Medicine) (1990)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1990)

University of Virginia (1990)

Medical School:
University of Virginia (1990)

University of Vermont (Internal Medicine) (1990)

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine

Provider Ratings

5 out of 5

(99 ratings)

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

44 Reviews


Dr Hamrick’s entire team ran like a swiss watch (a real one). Everyone instilled confidence that the procedure was going to ne successful with no drama.


Keep up the good work


Dr. Hamrick is amazing and so kind. He cares deeply about his patients and goes out of his way to ensure that they are under great care. The nursing staff and the office staff are equally amazing and very customer focused. I will be switching my primary care to WakeMed because of this experience. Thank you for all you do.


As a long-time patient, I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Hamrick. He is an excellent doctor and one of my personal heroes. He was on call when I had a life-threatening episode of [] and went to WakeMed ER in []. His expertise in treating the emergency saved my life and his calm manner helped to relieve my fear. He has managed my cardiac condition so well that I have had no serious issues since the [] incident and I am currently not taking any medication for my heart. My latest appointment at the Six Forks Road Office once again validated my esteem for Dr Hamrick as a physician who really cares for his patients. His staff at the Six Forks Road Office and at the WakeMed Heart Center also exhibit proficiency and personal attention in their dealings with patients. I would highly recommend Dr. Hamrick without hesitation to family, friends, or strangers on the street who have need of a cardiologist. He is the best.


When Dr Hamrick says "It's so good to see you again" I believe him. He is one of the kindness, most caring providers I've had AND he shows what I perceive as genuine concern for my health and well-being. Truly a gem!




He’s the best


Dr.Hamrick nurse Julia when to great efforts to find me a spot for a vist when my heart was in an irregular rhythm.


During my visit, everything related with my visit was Excellent, especially with Dr. George Hamrick. Dr. Hamrick has many medical skills from his years of education and experience from being a medical doctor for many years. )


Everyone was professional and helpful I was very pleased with my care and follow-up doctor visit.


Dr. Hamrick is a very excellent listener and very caring.


All was perfect!


Yes. Dr. Hamrick is the quintessential great doctor. He listens and truly cares. He knows I'm a Ph.D. and speaks to me in a literate and thorough way. I have recommended him to some of my friends that have wanted to find a Cardiovascular doctor like Dr. Hamrick. I can't say enough good things about him or his staff! Warm Regards, [NAME].


Dr Hamricks concern for my wellness.


Quality of treatment


Dr Hamrick's interest was dedicated and thorough.


Dr. Hamrick is a outstanding cardiologist. He is very knowlegable and kind and I'm so thankful to have him to help me understand and manage [].


Always feed back from nurses as well. Everyone act like they are concerned about the well-being of your condition. Dr.Hamerick is an awesome cardiologist.


Dr hammerick recommended and advice about my condition was outstanding.


I really appreciate the time that Dr. Hamrick spent talking with me. He is extremely patient and thorough. Nurse and nurse tech were very friendly and welcoming. Overall, excellent.


All of the above.


Dr. Hamrick did not rush through my exam and was very thoughtful about what he was recommending.


Dr Hamrick is one of the best Doctors I have known


Dr, Hamrick is thorough in his approach to your care. I couldn't have a better doctor!


The entire staff was great.


Dr Hamrick is unsurpassed in his bedside manner and the way he listens, explains and allays any fears I have


Dr Hemrick makes you feel like he genuinely cares about you as a person and not a number that is passing thru the office.


Dr Hamrick was personable, caring, took the time to listen, gave amazing care and attention to my husband. His nurse, Crystal was also very caring, friendly and easy to talk to


overall treatment was exceptional


Dr. Hamrick is a first class cardiologist and even a better person. A real asset to Wake Med.


Everything as expected.


Everything was great. Dr. Hammerick is amazing, so caring and concerned. He spent a great deal of time with me explaining my newly diagnosis of [ ]. I was very anxious about this new dx but he took care to explain next steps and that he would be available in an ongoing way to explain things to me. Awesome provider.Nurse Julia was very caring as well as the intake nurse who's name I can't recall. Also my appt ran late however Brian stayed late to schedule my ECHO and follow-up appt. They are a great team and work well together. Oh, parking was easy too. Thank you all!


Just being able to see a knowledgeable doctor was a great experience.


Dr Hamrick is a definite asset to WakeMed. He and the nursing staff rate excellent from my point of view. Confidence in those that care for you is an extremelt important factor in quality healthcare in my book.


Dr Hamrick's listening and explaining to questions.


Dr. and staff always explain what they are doing. My husband have dementia and Dr. Hamrick communicate with my husband like he was his father. I so appreciate his kindness towards him.


.Dr. Hamrick agreed to see me within a few days following my call regarding a heart event that I felt needed his attention asap, seeing me on his surgery day that he doesn’t normally do office visits. I am so fortunate to have a doctor of his stature provide my heart health care!


I had accompanied my mother to HER appt earlier in the day. Dr. Hamrick hesitated to move up my appointment as he was not certain how much of my personal information I share with my mother; he did not want to jeopardize my privacy. He is amazing to watch and be around...seems that he treats each person like they are the first person he has seen all day and like they are the only person that matters. I saw him at the end of the day and felt like I was treated this way.


The relationship Dr. Hamrick has built with my mother over 30 years is invaluable. He always treats her like she is the MOST special person. When she says, "You better not think about retiring yet." He responds to her, "OK, if at 90, you plan on sticking around awhile!" They always share a smile and a chuckle. Such a gift this day and age.


All of the staff was excellent. Check in and out both were very kind and helpful. Nurse and Dr Hamrick are great and handle all my questions.


Everyone was so very professional and courteous


He spent a lot of time with me, literally writing down my words as I relayed my recent history of symptoms and what I was trying to do about them. He offered his understanding of what was contributing to my symptoms and then conveyed a clear plan. He is a phenomenal physician.


Dr Hamrick. Very sensitive to my [ ] as as nurse. Really appreciated.


The doctor/nurse were nice, friendly and patient