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Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care.

It all starts with putting patients and families at the forefront. 

Our efforts focus not only on providing exceptional patient care when it is needed, but also on the wellness services and community outreach that engage and empower the people we serve, so they can take charge of their health. Delivered by our team of mission-driven physicians, employees, administrators and volunteers — the best minds and biggest hearts — we help ensure the safest, highest quality care for all.

multigenerational family

The largest health system in the state’s largest county, WakeMed plays an active role in making our community the best place to live, work and raise a family. We greatly enhance the economic viability of Wake County through competitive wages for our nearly 12,000 employees and providers and through the goods and services we purchase. As both a community asset and a community leader, WakeMed continues to reinvest in our people, facilities and services to improve access for the entire community.

Click here to see some of our one-of-a-kind stories of compassion and testimonials.

Who We Are

WakeMed is a private, not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, consisting of 14 members representing our community. Led by President & CEO Donald R. Gintzig, the top priorities for the health system’s diverse and talented leadership team are ensuring patient safety; enhancing the patient and family experience; and delivering high-quality, high-value care that is both affordable and accessible to everyone who calls our community home.

Our Hospitals

WakeMed has three acute care hospitals, a physical rehabilitation hospital and a mental health hospital for a total of 1003 beds. We also have four healthplexes with stand-alone, 24/7 emergency departments and a variety of outpatient services throughout the region. Our physician practices are home to more than 350 physicians representing nearly every specialty, also with multiple geographically spread location.

WakeMed Raleigh Campus

3000 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610 | Map & Directions

Raleigh Campus is WakeMed's flagship facility and leading provider of advanced health care services. Since its founding, the WakeMed Raleigh Campus has been a leader in offering one-of-a-kind services and the latest technology with an outstanding commitment to care and caring. It is the main hub for our highly acclaimed services:

Raleigh Campus also features some of the most advanced pathology laboratories, imaging technology and surgical technology available, operated by expert staff and physicians dedicated to providing the very best care to patients.

WakeMed Cary Hospital

1900 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27518 | Map & Directions

WakeMed Cary Hospital, the only full-service hospital in Cary, NC, brings advanced medical care and technology to one of the top-rated places to live in the nation. Today, Cary Hospital offers advanced services to the community, including:

Expanding to serve the growing Western Wake County Community, Cary Hospital added more than 100,000 square feet in two new floors, completed in mid-2021. Cary Hospital now has 208 acute beds.

Our Neighborhood is Growing, Too!

Contiguous to the Hospital is the the Medical Park of Cary and Health Park at Kildaire for new medical office buildings.

  • Medical Park of Cary — located off Ashville Avenue. This five-story building houses many WakeMed Physician Practices’ specialty practices offices and outpatient services.
  • Health Park at Kildaire — across Kildaire Farm Road from the hospital. This facility is also home to several WakeMed Physician Practices’ primary care and urgent care offices as well as a Sleep Center, Wound Care Center, and more.

WakeMed North Hospital

10000 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27614 | Map & Directions

Our newest hospital is WakeMed North Hospital where personal comfort is a key theme at the 77-bed, full-service facility. We’ve created a tranquil luxury atmosphere surrounded by features which promote healing while conserving nature’s resources. Specialty services available at WakeMed North Hospital include:

Adjacent to the hospital is a three-story Physicians Office Pavilion which is home to variety of primary care and specialty physician offices including Orthopaedic Urgent Care.

WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital

3000 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610 | Map and Directions

WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital is a 103-bed, CARF accredited rehabilitation hospital serving the entire region. Some of the specialty programs offered for adults and children include:


111 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27610 | Map & Directions

WakeBrook is a center of healing for adults age 18+ who need intensive yet compassionate care for their mental health and/or substance use (addiction) diagnoses. Our 28-bed hospital is a safe place for restoring balance and rediscovering life. Please note that WakeMed Mental Health & Well-Being Hospital – WakeBrook does not offer walk-in care for emergency mental health crises. Please call 988, access a local mental health crisis center, or, go to a local emergency department.


All of our healthplexes house a full-service 24/7 emergency department and a mix of outpatient services such as imaging, laboratory and physician practices.

Apex Healthplex 
120 Healthplex Way, Apex, NC 27502

Brier Creek Healthplex 
8001 TW Alexander Boulevard, Raleigh NC 27617

Garner Healthplex 
400 US Highway 70 East, Garner, NC 27529

Wendell Healthplex 
2021 Wendell Valley Boulevard Wendell, NC 27591

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