Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement:

To promote the health of our region as an exceptional and compassionate provider of care.

Our Vision:

Wake Forest Baptist Health Wilkes Medical Center is the provider of choice in the region, demonstrated through a commitment to quality-driven care, an exceptional patient experience, fiscal responsibility, and trusted relationships with our patients, employees, medical staff, and strategic partners.


Growth: To continue to strengthen Wake Forest Baptist Health Wilkes Medical Center’s market position through growth in strategic services and geographic markets.

Finance: To strengthen the financial position of Wake Forest Baptist Health Wilkes Medical Center through continued maximization of operating efficiencies, appropriate revenue growth, and efforts to limit risks and penalties associated with health reform implementation.
Physicians: To maintain a sustainable medical staff economic and leadership model that is fiscally responsible, enhances physician-hospital partnerships, and supports Wake Forest Baptist Health Wilkes Medical Center’s service and market growth initiatives.
Employees: To enhance employee commitment and engagement through education about our mission, the celebration of those committed to our vision, and the establishment of a culture of ownership and accountability to service excellence.

Quality/Service: To provide exceptional care and superior service in a quality, efficient environment.

Community Engagement: To strengthen and build enduring relationships in the communities we serve with a focus on promoting health and wellness.