Skip Navigation

News Media Resources

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a fully integrated academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The institution comprises the medical education and research components of Wake Forest School of Medicine, the integrated clinical structure and consumer brand Wake Forest Baptist Health, which includes North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Brenner Children’s HospitalWake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of Wake Forest's research discoveries and operates Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, an urban research and technology park, as well as a network of affiliated community based hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical facilities.  Wake Forest School of Medicine is ranked among the nation’s best medical schools and is a leading national research center in fields such as regenerative medicine, cancer, neuroscience, aging and cognition, addiction and public health sciences. Wake Forest Baptist’s clinical programs have been consistently ranked as among the best in the country by U.S.News & World Report since 1993.

The system has 1,004 acute care and rehabilitation beds and includes Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington Medical Center, and Wake Forest Baptist Health-Davie Medical Center, as well as clinics, diagnostic centers and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 22 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.

Wake Forest Baptist has 325 physicians listed in Best Doctors in America®. Much of the institution's research is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Wake Forest Baptist also holds the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission the nation’s esteemed standards-setting and accrediting body for health care quality.

Quick Reference

News Media Resources
Media Inquiries


Patient Information


Studio Live Shots & Uplink


Ways to Give
Last Updated: 01-02-2018
Wake Forest Baptist Ranked among Nation’s ‘Best Hospitals’  26 Years in a Row by U.S. News & World ReportComprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is Renewed2017-2018 Best DoctorsNursing Magnet StatusJoint Commission Report

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.

© Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157. All Rights Reserved.