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Jimmy Locklear, MD, FACC
225 ratings, 119 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Cary Hospital
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
600 New Waverly Place
Suite 201
Cary, NC 27518
3000 New Bern Ave., Suite G100
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Raleigh, NC 27610

Dr. Jimmy Locklear is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, and joins WakeMed Heart & Vascular after more than a decade of experience with Wake Heart and Vascular Associates and Raleigh Internal Medicine.

He earned his medical degree at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University.

Dr. Locklear is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and member of the College's North Carolina chapter. He has served as a physician volunteer with the Open Door Clinic at Urban Ministries in Raleigh.

Honors and Rewards
2017 PRC Excellence in Healthcare Award for excellent care and service to patients
Undergraduate Degree
North Carolina State University
Medical School
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
The Indiana University School of Medicine
The Indiana University School of Medicine
 Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Professional Memberships
 American College of Cardiology, College's North Carolina chapter
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
4.9 out of 5
225 ratings, 119 reviews

WakeMed Patient - April 2020

Everything about the visit was outstanding

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

Dr. Locklear is simply a wonderful, experienced physician and a very kind man.

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

No, Doctor Locklear explained everything, always a pleasure to come for my annual Cardio checkup with Dr. Locklear and his staff.

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

As with every visit with Dr. Locklear, he makes me feel cared for in many ways. He''s genuinely concerned about issues I''ve had (mostly in the past), has always done a wonderful job explaining what is going on with issues I''ve had, and provides answers to my questions about how the medications I''m no work. I''ve had the good fortune to have good doctors throughout my life but, with Dr. Locklear, I truly look forward to seeing him at my routine visits and I know, if I were to get in trouble, he''ll be there to help!

Insurance We Accept

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