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Tara Bastek, MD

Practice Name
WakeMed Physician Practices - Neonatology
 
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Office Location
Neonatology - All Campuses
3000 New Bern Ave
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Raleigh, NC 27611
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Phone
919-350-8001
Masters
Harvard School of Public Health
Medical School
Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va.
Internship
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship
Boston Children's Hospital through Harvard Medical School, Harvard Medical School,
Certification
American Academy of Pediatrics
Title
Medical Director, Raleigh Campus NICU
Biography

Dr. Tara Bastek is a board-certified pediatrician and neonatologist who joined WakeMed Physician Practices - Neonatology in 2004.

She received her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va., and completed her internship and residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. She then went on to complete her fellowship in newborn medicine/neonatology at Boston Children's Hospital through Harvard Medical School. While working on her fellowship research project, she earned her master's degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health and completed a fellowship in medical ethics at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Bastek is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, and the Kennedy Institute of Ethics. She has served as chair of the WakeMed Ethics Committee since 2008 and enjoys continuing ethical discourse within a large institution. Additionally, she serves as an associate director (Neonatology) of the WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning and sits on its Steering Committee.

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