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Apex Healthplex

24 / 7 Emergency Department

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Staffed by board-certified physicians who are trained to handle both adult and pediatric emergencies. Backed by Cary Hospital, WakeMed Children's and Wake County's only Level 1 Trauma Center.

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24/7 Full-Service Emergency Department

In the event of a true medical emergency do not drive yourself, call 911 immediately.

WakeMed Apex Healthplex features a 24/7 full-service emergency department backed by Cary Hospital, WakeMed Children's, Wake County's only Level 1 Trauma Center and staffed by board-certified physicians who are trained to handle both adult and pediatric emergencies.

The Emergency Department staff treats walk-in patients and patients who are brought in through local EMS by ambulance.  An on-site helipad is a landing site for transport of patients who need to be air lifted to another facility.

The Apex Healthplex Emergency Department includes:

  • 12 private treatment rooms, including four dedicated rooms just for kids
  • Two private rooms for patient triage
  • Imaging equipment, including x-ray, CT scan, Open Bore MRI and ultrasound
  • An ambulance receiving area
  • Patient reception and waiting rooms

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Imaging Services

WakeMed is designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, one of the largest and most influential medical associations in the United States. Our imaging services offer convenient access to a wide range of diagnostic imaging, including:

  • MRI (including Open Bore MRI)
  • CT Scan
  • Digital X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Full-body Bone Densitometry
  • Children's Imaging Services
  • Appointments are readily available, and routine X-rays can be done on a walk-in basis

A physician's order is required for all exams.

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Laboratory Services

Our laboratory offers specimen collection for a full range of diagnostic and pathologic testing, as well as frozen sections. Many of the more frequently ordered tests are done on-site, while others are sent to our Raleigh Campus for analysis. WakeMed's laboratories are among the most comprehensive and advanced in the nation. A physician's order is required for all exams.

Lab Hours:
7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Mon-Thurs
7:30 am to 3:30 pm, Friday
Closed Weekends & Holidays

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Parking & Directions

120 Healthplex Way
Apex, NC 27502

The main entrance is at the front of the building facing Healthplex Way. Surface parking is available next to the building, and patients may be dropped off or picked up under the covered entry via the circular drive.


  • From I-440, continue on US-1 S.
  • You will see signs for Asheboro/Sanford.
  • Take exit 95 for Highway 55 toward Holly Springs.
  • Turn right onto NC-55/E Williams Street. Travel 2.1 miles.
  • Turn left onto Apex Peakway (across from Apex Market Square shopping center).
  • WakeMed Apex Healthplex is on the corner of Apex Peakway and Zeno Road.

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*WakeMed Apex Healthplex is operated by WakeMed Cary Hospital.