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About Us

Rex Healthcare, a member of UNC Health Care, is a private, not-for-profit health care system with more than 5,400 co-workers. Rex Healthcare has 660 beds (433 general acute beds and 227 skilled nursing) and treats nearly 34,000 inpatients each year. Rex offers dedicated centers for cancer, surgery, heart and vascular, post-acute rehabilitation and skilled nursing care, wellness and women's care plus dedicated services for bariatric, heartburn, pain management, sleep disorders, diabetes education, wound and emergency care. Rex's medical staff includes more than 1,100 physicians and 1,700 nurses.

Rex provides various health care services throughout Wake County with facilities in Apex, Cary, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Wakefield and downtown Raleigh. Rex was the first hospital in the Triangle to receive Magnet Recognition, placing Rex nurses among the top 6 percent in the nation. Rex was named one of the top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine in 2008, 2009 and 2011, was highlighted as one of the Top 50 Hospitals in the U.S. by Becker's Hospital Review in 2011 and one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S. by Becker's Hospital Review in 2012 and 2013.

President - Steve Burriss
Chairman - Robert S. Thomas

Raleigh, Apex, Cary, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, and Wakefield

Facility type:
Acute care hospital, five wellness centers, two skilled nursing facilities focusing on rehabilitation and long-term nursing care, six suburban campuses as well as freestanding outpatient diagnostic, urgent care and surgery centers.

Number of beds:
660 (433 general acute care beds and 227 skilled nursing)

Number of co-workers:
5,400 - one of the largest employers in Wake County

Number of physicians on medical staff:
More than 1,100

Number of Volunteers:
1,200 - contributing more than 140,000 hours per year

Specialty Services:
Heart and Vascular
Surgical Services: Bariatric, Heartburn, GI
Orthopedic, Neuro and Spine
Emergency and Urgent Care
Women's Services
Wound Healing

FY14 Operating Stats 
Discharges (excl. newborns): 25,216
Number of Births: 5,658
ED Visits: 55,720
All other Outpatients (including physician visits): 588,463
Surgeries: 32,850
Urgent Care Visits: 36,048