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Limb Preservation at UPMC McKeesport

The Limb Salvage Program at UPMC Wound Healing Services at UPMC McKeesport combines the expertise of leading wound care specialists with cutting-edge technology to treat chronic or nonhealing wounds and prevent limb amputations. If you or a loved one are suffering from a chronic or nonhealing wound, our mission is to preserve your independence and quality of life.

Led by podiatrist, Jessica Sciulli, DPM, and vascular surgeon, Lindsay Haga, MD, the Limb Salvage Program features specialty groups that offer comprehensive care in one location, allowing us to treat a wide range of wounds, even complex cases. Our multidisciplinary, team-based approach includes specialties such as:

  • Podiatry
  • Vascular surgery
  • General surgery
  • Infectious disease
  • Plastic surgery

We also partner with your primary care doctor and other specialists who care for you, providing them with updates on your wound care treatment and progress.

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment at the Limb Salvage Program, call 412-664-2400 or email korpj@upmc.edu.

Advanced Technology and Treatment

Patients with diabetes are at greater risk for developing wounds that may lead to amputation. The following conditions, combined with diabetes, put patients at greater risk for these wounds:

  • Impaired blood circulation
  • Loss of nerve function
  • A weakened immune system
  • Foot ulcers
  • Infections

The World Health Organization estimates that up to 85 percent of amputations are preventable. Early treatment and intervention is often the key to successful amputation prevention.

In addition to our collaborative team of specialists, the Limb Salvage Program offers the latest technology and treatments for advanced wound care and amputation prevention.

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Our Experts

Our Location

500 Hospital Way
Painter Building, Suite 111
McKeesport, PA 15132

UPMC Wound Healing Services 

Learn more about UPMC Wound Healing Services.