Virtual Tour of Wilkes Medical Center
Hematology and Oncology Clinic Now Open
Patients can now receive diagnosis and treatment of cancer and benign and malignant blood disorders, on-site chemotherapy infusion, laboratory and pharmacy services, PET imaging, and access to the latest cancer treatments and clinical trials.
The new clinic is part of Wake Forest Baptist’s Comprehensive Cancer Center network – the only center in the region designated by the National Cancer Institute and one of only 51 in the country.
COVID-19 How You Can Help
As the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, providers, researchers and staff from across Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist are working diligently to provide for you and your family.
Many people have asked how they can best support our system during this challenging time. Given the strain on our resources to address this situation, your support is needed and appreciated.
Wake Forest Baptist Health - Wilkes Medical Center
Wilkes Medical Center has been caring for our community for more than 70 years. Our mission is to promote the health of our region by being an exceptional and compassionate provider of care.
As a part of the Wake Forest Baptist family, Wilkes Medical Center offers the resources of a nationally recognized academic medical center, enabling the facility to provide world-class health care here, close to home.
Wilkes Medical Center opened in 1952 as a 100-bed hospital on 19 acres, donated by Dr. Frederick C. Hubbard. The hospital joined the Wake Forest Baptist Health system on July 1, 2017. Today, we are licensed for 130 beds, including a 10-bed skilled nursing unit on our main campus. Through our offsite facilities, Wilkes Medical Center has expanded our outpatient services to include a Dialysis Center, a state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Center, Diagnostic Imaging Center and Wound Healing Center.
Wilkes Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Learn more about our awards and accreditations.
Learn about our leadership team.
By the Numbers
Emergency Department Visits
For year ending 6/30/2022
Patient and Family Resources
At Wilkes Medical Center, our number one goal is to provide patients and their loved ones the care they need in a professional, compassionate environment. Whether you are a patient, a patient's loved one or a visitor, here you can find information and resources to help you before and during your visit with us.
Nominate Your Nurse for a DAISY Award
The DAISY Award is an international recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide every day.
Please say thank you by sharing your story of how a nurse made a difference you will never forget.
Learn more about our previous winners and read their stories.
The time you spend as a volunteer will benefit the entire community. We will work with you so that your service to the community is a rewarding and enjoyable experience.
Wilkes Medical Center Foundation
The purpose of the Wilkes Medical Center Foundation is to support charitable and educational purposes of our community including making distributions to qualifying organizations that provide quality health care and health-related services and health prevention activities.
Sponsorship Request Form
If you feel your request meets our sponsorship guidelines and you would like to submit a request we kindly ask you to complete this online request for consideration.
Community Health Needs Assessment
Every 3 years, Wilkes County conducts a comprehensive community examination which guides Wilkes Medical Center on how to improve the overall health and wellness of residents in Wilkes County over the next 3 years.