Wound Care Healing Center

The Wound Care Clinic inside of Madison County Memorial Hospital is NOW OPEN. This center is devoted solely to advance wound management and care for patients in the North Florida Region. Specializing in chronic and non-healing wounds, our multidisciplinary team includes a surgeon, geriatric medicine physicians, technicians and skilled nurses.

Increased life expectancy and chronic disease rates has resulted in an increased number of Americans suffering from non-healing wounds. Our team of medical experts will create a customized treatment plan to meet your individual needs. Using an interdisciplinary care team, we help patients prevent infection, manage pain, improve nutrition and create an overall healthy lifestyle so that may improve health and mobility. We are committed to helping patients reach their individual recovery and healing potential.

Wound Care Team

Our surgeon is Certified by the American Board of Wound Management. The MCMH Wound Care Healing team receive advanced wound management training including a variety of chronic wound care treatments and therapies. The Wound Care Team consists of the following:

•Physicians with advanced training and expertise in wound management.
•Nurses trained in the latest evidence-based wound care treatments.
•Technicians who perform non-invasive studies and a variety of therapy techniques.
•Physical Therapist who provide a variety of rehabilitation strategies to support mobilization and strength building.
•Healthcare administrative experts who support appointment scheduling, medical records management, financial advisement and health insurance and benefit processing.

Treatment Options

A chronic wound is a wound that does not heal in a specific way and within a certain amount of time. As a result, the wounds can become infected, and in some cases, require amputation. That is why it is important to pay attention to slow healing wounds and make sure they are treated in a timely and effective manner.

The Treatment Process

Our Wound Healing Department provides advanced treatment options for chronic and non-healing wounds through the latest wound care management strategies. The goals of our Wound Care Healing Program:

•Maintain extremely high patient satisfaction rates.
•Ensure high limb salvage rates.
•Achieve excellent clinical outcomes.

Treating Complex Wounds

Our Wound Healing Program uses cutting-edge therapies designed to heal a wide variety of wounds:

•Active Treatment Modalities: Chronic Ulcers
•Bone Infection
•Chronic, Slow and Non-Healing Wounds
•Diabetic Foot Ulcers
•Failed or Compromised Skin Grafts
•Gangrene
•Limb Salvage
•Post-Operation Wounds or Infections
•Pressure Ulcers (Bed Sores) Treatment & Prevention
•Skin Tears or Lacerations
•Venous Leg Ulcers Diagnosis and Treatment

Advanced Treatment Options

The treatment plan is overseen by a Certified Wound Care Surgeon, nurses, case managers and other certified specialist:

•Compression Therapy
•Diabetes Education
•Laboratory
•Nutrition Management
•Pain Management
•Physical or Occupational Therapies
•Pulse Doppler Evaluation
•Radiology Testing
•Tissue Therapy
•Topical Wound Therapy
•Total Contact Cast
•Vascular Assessment
•Wound Debridement
•Wound Dressings
•Wound Management Education for Patient, Family and/or Caregiver

Referral to the Wound Healing Program

Patients may receive treatment in the Wound Healing Program through a referral from a primary care physician. The primary care physician consults with our surgeon to ensure you are a good candidate for our program. Once the physician and the surgeon confirm the referral a scheduler will contact you to set up an appointment. During the initial appointment, our team performs a thorough evaluation to better understand the patient’s medical history and current condition in order to establish a customized treatment plan.

Contact the Wound Healing Program

Have questions or want more information about the Wound Healing Center please call us at 850-253-1964.