UPMC Wound Healing Services at UPMC Mercy takes a team-based approach to wound care. Our experts specialize in orthopaedic, vascular, plastic, and general surgery as well as podiatry and internal medicine, and all have experience in helping patients with chronic or difficult to heal wounds. In addition, UPMC Wound Healing Services at UPMC Mercy is a Limb Preservation Center of Excellence. We pride ourselves on providing highly effective care to patients with foot and leg wounds caused by diabetes or other conditions.
In addition, a registered nurse specializing in wound care assesses and monitors the patient’s care. The nurse also provides continuing education regarding medications, wound care, and lifestyle changes.