William Ferrell, MD


General: Adult Neurology


  • Medical School: Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University
  • Residency: North Carolina Baptist Hospital
  • Fellowship: Neuromuscular Diseases and Neurosonology, Bowman Gray

Locations:  1540 Sunday Drive, Raleigh NC 27607 | (919)782-3456

Dr. Ferrell, a Raleigh native, received a BS in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After receiving an MD from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University, Dr. Ferrell remained in Winston-Salem, where he completed an internship in medicine and a residency in neurology at North Carolina Baptist Hospital. Before returning to Raleigh to join Raleigh Neurology in 1990, Dr. Ferrell completed fellowships in neuromuscular diseases and neurosonology at Bowman Gray. Board certified in neurology since 1991, his professional memberships include the American Academy of Neurology and the American Society of Neuroimaging.

Dr. Ferrell has been listed yearly in Best Doctors in America since 2001. In 2012, Dr. Ferrell completed the Leadership College Scholars Program sponsored by the North Carolina Medical Society.  Currently in the capacity of Past-President, he is serving his seventh of an eight year term on the North Carolina Neurological Society Executive Board.  In 2016 he was appointed Chairman of the North Carolina Medical Society Legislative Cabinet.  In addition, he serves on the board of North Carolinians for Affordable Healthcare.