Saving limbs, saving lives… one step at a time
Welcome to Norwegian American Hospital’s Wound Clinic. The Wound Clinic provides a comprehensive, quality team approach to wound healing. Our experienced staff offers an individualized evaluation and treatment approach with the goals of complete healing, limb preservation and improved quality of life. The clinic also offers innovative modalities and outcome-driven services to provide the best medicine, and most positive experience for everyone. Our team treats all types of wounds on both an inpatient and outpatient basis including: diabetic foot wounds; neuropathy; venous stasis; peripheral vascular disease; decubitus ulcers; and non-healing post-traumatic and postoperative wounds.
Our mission is to deliver a high quality and comprehensive wound healing program that is customer-focused, equitable, safe, efficient, and cost-effective in a very compassionate environment. Our wound healing team of experts works collaboratively with many departments including podiatry, physical therapy, imaging services, surgery, laboratory, vascular, cardiology, pharmacy, social services, infection control, dietary and internal medicine to deliver a complete integrative service for our customers.
The Wound Clinic is the creation of Angeles M. Valdes, DPM, the Wound Clinic Medical Director. It was formally established in June of 1993 with the optimal goal of complete wound healing and limb salvage, and the passion for this healing tradition continues.
We offer a proactive approach to wound healing with services including:
- Comprehensive wound assessment
- Individualized plan of care
- Pulsatile lavage system
- Skilled debridement
- Oxygen therapy
- Pulsed electromagnetic therapy
- Skilled wound dressing
- Multidisciplinary team approach
- Strong patient education
The team at the Wound Clinic brings you over 18 years of successful wound healing experience. Our team of practitioners is experienced, licensed and board certified. Patients have also found our team to be friendly and compassionate from the moment they walk through our door.
Our commitment to our patients is excellence and passion for healing, at the Wound Clinic you are family and a partner in the journey to wellness. Our pride and goals at the Wound Clinic are:
- To achieve complete wound healing
- To improve the quality of life for our patients
- To save a limb or limbs
- To save a life
- To ease the pain
- To provide hope and compassion
To learn more about the Wound Healing Center at Norwegian American Hospital or to schedule an appointment, please call 773-292-8354.