Wound Clinic

Nearly 5 million Americans suffer from non-healing wounds caused by conditions such as diabetes, pressure ulcers, circulatory problems, burns, or injuries.

Typically, a wound that does not respond to normal medical care within 30 days is considered a problem or chronic wound. Our Wound Clinic is designed to treat individuals with these wounds.

When a wound doesn't heal, a specialized approach is required. That’s where our Wound Clinic can help. We provide advanced diagnostics, experienced staff, and the latest technological advancements which help speed up the healing process, reduce the risk for infection, and avoid hospitalization.

Our Care Team

Our care team includes your primary care provider and certified wound, ostomy, and continence specialists who provide a comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment for slow-healing wounds and address the physical, emotional and social issues of patients with ostomies and acute or chronic wounds.

Care is collaborative with in-house specialists including diabetes educatorsphysical and occupational therapistslab and radiology testing, pain management, and surgical services.

Wound Management

We focus in a whole-body approach and utilize the newest clinic tools to speed the healing process. We provide:

  • ABI testing
  • Advanced wound care product selection
  • Biological skin substitutes
  • Compression therapy
  • Dressing changes
  • Negative pressure wound care therapy
  • Patient education

Ostomy Care

Adjustment to life with an ostomy can be difficult.  We are here to help you. We provide:

  • Pre-operative assessments
  • Stoma marking
  • Counseling
  • Ostomy product selection
  • Care for pouching and other related skin issues
  • Evaluation and treatment of tube-related complications

Your First Visit

Specialized wound care is done on an outpatient basis. Patients are free to drive themselves to the Center for therapy, and should plan 1-1 1/2 hours for each visit.

Wound size and depth are documented at the initial visit, and again at each subsequent visit. Some of the diagnostic methods which may be used include:

  • Vascular studies including ABI testing
  • Laboratory evaluation
  • Radiology (including MRI)

Your wound treatment specialist team will work with you to develop a treatment plan suited to your individual needs.

You will receive education regarding your wound and how to perform cares at home between visits.

Make an Appointment

Patients are typically referred by their primary care provider but you may self-refer.

Before your first visit to the clinic, we recommend that you review your insurance benefits or contact your insurance provider to determine if you need to pre-certify for treatment.

If you have questions about your wound, please call our staff to determine if an appointment is appropriate.

To schedule an appointment or request additional information, call us at 563-927-7511.

Location, Contact, & Hours

Schedule an appointment: 563-927-7511

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:30-4:30PM

Parking & Entrance: Park in Lot 2. Use C-2 entrance for the Procedure Center & Wound Clinic

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