​Wound Care

When you have a wound, the UPMC Hamot Wound Care Center can provide you with the comprehensive care required to heal your wound.

We provide you with immediate and onsite access to:

  • Nursing
  • Plastic surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Vascular surgery
  • Wound care
  • Other medical personnel

Our Services

We specialize in the difficult to heal wounds, even wounds that have failed treatment elsewhere.

What is a chronic wound?

A chronic wound is any injury to the skin that does not heal. Typically, these wounds result from poor circulation, sustained pressure, or infection and /or chronic diseases.

The UPMC Hamot Wound Care Center’s services include:

  • Advanced reconstructive and limb salvage techniques
  • Diabetes education
  • Growth factor therapy
  • Nutritional consultation
  • Onsite radiology
  • Onsite vascular testing
  • Skin grafts
  • Specialized bracing and shoe fitting
  • Total contact casting
  • Treatment of new and chronic wounds
  • Whirlpool and other physical therapy agents

The UPMC Hamot Wound Care Center Team

  • Certified wound care nurses
  • Infectious disease physicians
  • Nutritionists
  • Orthotists
  • Plastic surgeons
  • Podiatric surgeons
  • Vascular surgeon
  • Wound care certified emergency medicine physician

 

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