Dr. Wilkes received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Pepperdine University. He earned his Doctor of Medicine and performed post-graduate work in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, where he received numerous honors and awards for academics and research. Dr. Wilkes has served as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Nevada and as an Instructor/Fellow in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. In addition to being widely published in respected medical journals and lecturing nationally on perinatal topics, he is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and board certified with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Wilkes is also board certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine.
Dedicated to serving his community, Dr. Wilkes serves on the Board of Directors for 2 local foundations. The Patrick Kelly Youth Foundation strives to help underprivileged children achieve their educational goals by awarding bicycles and helmets to young students, as well as college scholarships for deserving high school seniors. Jalen’s Gift Foundation is changing how families cope with pregnancy and infant loss through financial assistance with memorial services, as well as providing emotional grief support services to those in need. As a true philanthropist, Dr. Wilkes also donates his time and medical care to the women of Safe Nest and Shade Tree; local domestic violence shelters.
The father of three children, Dr. Wilkes loves writing, cross-fit training and traveling. He lives by his motto of “what would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” Dr. Wilkes in the news | Send email