Wound care involves medical intervention to heal a wound after injury. Specialized treatment is provided for wounds that are non-healing or refuse to heal on their own. To promote healing, learning how to properly dress and care for wounds is vital.
Wound care center in Richmond
Have you tried different treatments, but your wound just won't heal? You still have options at our wound care center.
At Retreat Doctors’ Hospital, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, we offer personalized care for chronic and non-healing wounds. Our goal is not only to heal your wound but to teach you how to prevent them in the future.
Types of wounds we treat
Our wound care specialists treat a wide range of chronic and acute wounds, such as:
- Arterial ulcers
- Crush injuries
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Gas gangrene
- Pressure ulcers
- Radiation complications
- Surgical complications
- Tissue or bone infections
- Venous leg ulcers
Wound treatments and services we offer
Our multidisciplinary team creates an individualized treatment plan that meets your specific needs.
Wound care treatments
Our wound care doctors specialize in treating complex, non-healing wounds. Together with our wound care team, they are committed to helping you fully heal and regain your quality of life.
Some of our treatments and services include:
- Advanced wound dressings
- Bioengineered skin substitutes
- Compression therapy
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)
- Radiologic imaging and vascular studies
- Total contact cast
- Wound debridement for removal of dead tissue
More about HBOT
Our hospital was the first in Richmond to offer HBOT, an advanced wound treatment option. HBOT is typically administered in an outpatient setting and involves breathing pure oxygen in a sealed, pressurized chamber.
Breathing pure oxygen increases the amount of oxygen in your blood. This process promotes healing by enhancing the white blood cells' ability to fight infection, stimulating the growth of new blood vessels.
We are accredited as a Clinical Hyperbaric Facility by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society for meeting rigorous industry standards and practicing evidence-based medicine.
Features of our wound care program
We offer a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Our wound care center features:
- Interdisciplinary teams of physicians, certified wound specialists, home health providers, social workers and rehabilitation therapists
- Oversight by a medical director and staff with clinical expertise in wound healing
- Wound prevention and education programs
Appointments at our wound center
Learn more about our wound care center's hours, treatment schedule and referral procedures.
Your wound care treatment schedule
All wounds heal at different rates, making it difficult to predict the duration of your treatment. Your wound care team will discuss with you the appropriate treatment schedule to help you heal.
Referrals to our wound center
Referring physicians maintain direct coordination of their patient's care and have access to our network of surgeons and specialists.
If you are uncertain about whether your insurance will cover your wound care, we can help you find out about your coverage.
Our wound care center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
To schedule an appointment, please call The Center for Wound Healing at (804) 254-5403.
Krystal's story about wound care at Retreat Doctors' Hospital
A long-time patient at our hospital discusses her experience with lupus-related wound care and complex care that she received in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
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