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Wound Care

Wound Care

Non-healing wounds are complex and require the specialized knowledge of skilled professionals. Our team is committed to correcting contributing factors, controlling infection and enhancing medical and nutritional elements to create an ideal healing environment.

Your treatment program is designed for your specific needs. The UT Health East Texas Wound Healing Center uses a comprehensive approach to wound management and utilizes the latest clinical tools and traditional practices.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 903-531-8890.

 

Types of wounds:

  • Chronic, non-healing wounds, including surgical wounds
  • Diabetic foot ulcers, lower leg ulcers and pressure ulcers (bed sores)
  • Bone infection (osteomyelitis)
  • Bacterial infections
  • Burns, skin tears or lacerations
  • Radiation tissue injury
  • Brown recluse spider wounds
  • Failing or compromised skin/muscle grafts or flaps
  • Lymphedema/venous stasis

 

Your individualized treatment plan may include:

  • Transcutaneous oxygen monitoring
  • Doppler evaluation of pulse
  • Blood work
  • Specialized wound dressings
  • Wound debridement
  • Compression therapy
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Prescription growth factors
  • Advanced cellular products
  • Edema management
  • Non-invasive vascular assessment
  • Diving emergency medicine through the Divers Alert Network

 

Service Providers

Li-Yu Mitchell, MD, CWS, FAPWCA
Family Medicine

Stephen P. Rydzak, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine

Karen Wies, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine

Natalie I. Johnson, MD
Internal Medicine