Wake Emergency Physicians, PA is an independent, democratic group comprised of
122 emergency medicine specialists. Our providers include 70 physicians who are board certified or board eligible in emergency medicine, six physicians who are dually board certified as pediatric emergency medicine sub-specialists, and one physician who is dually boarded in both emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine.
In addition to our physicians, WEPPA utilizes 42 midlevel providers who are experienced in emergency medicine and employs a full staff of support personnel to manage our daily operations.
WEPPA provides emergency medical services through WakeMed Health and Hospital’s emergency departments at the Raleigh Campus, Cary Hospital, North Healthplex,
Apex Healthplex, Brier Creek Healthplex and through Johnston Health’s emergency department at the Clayton Medical Center. The emergency department at WakeMed’s Raleigh Campus is a Level I Trauma Center, a Certified Chest Pain Center, and a Stroke Center. The Raleigh Campus also houses North Carolina’s first autonomous Children’s Emergency Department. In July 2005, WEPPA, in conjunction with WakeMed, opened the state’s first stand-alone emergency department at WakeMed’s North Healthplex in Raleigh, NC. In February 2008, we began staffing the region’s second stand-alone emergency department at WakeMed’s Apex Healthplex in Apex, NC. In October 2009, we joined forces with Johnston Health to open a third stand-alone emergency department in Clayton, NC. Physician coverage for all of these emergency department facilities is provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We are pleased to
announce that we began providing services at the Granville Medical Center in
Oxford, NC on March 27, 2013.
In 2012, WEPPA physicians and midlevel providers treated over 248,000 patients in the emergency departments we staff. This includes caring for 42,000 kids in WakeMed’s Children Emergency Department.
In addition to patient care, Wake Emergency Physicians, PA is involved in training new physicians throughout their residency and fellowship. Along with the University of North Carolina’s Department of Emergency Medicine, WEPPA shares equal responsibility for providing didactic and clinical teaching for UNC’s Emergency Medicine Residency program. Additionally, our Children’s Emergency Department serves as the primary pediatric emergency medicine teaching site for resident physicians training at the University of North Carolina and East Carolina University. In July 2008, WEPPA began training fellows as part of our new Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship program which is co-sponsored by WakeMed and UNC. WEPPA’s fellowship program includes four physicians seeking a pediatric emergency medicine sub-specialty.
WEPPA is very proud of the care we deliver to our patients each and every day. Our relationships with WakeMed Johnston Health
and Granville Medical provide the opportunity to work in outstanding emergency departments and enhance our ability to deliver exceptional emergency care. Our relationships with UNC and ECU give us the privilege of training new physicians in our chosen fields of emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine. Both the clinical and educational components of our practice make working within this group a very unique and exciting career path for all of us.