Wilkes Regional Medical Center
|Wilkes Regional Medical Center|
|Carolina's HealthCare System|
|Location||North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States|
|Care system||HMO, POS, PPO/EPO, Workers' Compensation, Medicaid, Medicare|
|Hospital type||Primary care, Secondary care|
|Founded||1952 (as Wilkes General Hospital)|
|Lists||Hospitals in North Carolina|
Wilkes Regional Medical Center is a 130-bed, regional medical center in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, that offers a full range of medical, surgical, rehabilitative, pathology, ophthalmology and behavioral health services. WestPark Medical Park, which includes numerous offices for physicians, medical specialists, pharmacies, physical therapists, and other medical and health-related fields also serves the hospital. WRMC is the largest hospital in northwestern North Carolina and is North Wilkesboro's largest employer. Originally, the hospital was opened on May 1, 1952 as Wilkes General Hospital.
Wilkes Regional Medical Center recently expanded their services by establishing an Urgent Care Center in West Park Medical Plaza. The hospital has just opened a new Heart Center and a new, larger Emergency Department. The project cost a total of $15.5 million.
Awards and honors
Recently, Wilkes Regional Medical Center was honored with the Four Star Inpatient service award by Professional Research Consultants, Inc.