• Wound Healing

    Welcome to the Wound Healing Center

    The Wound Healing Center is a hospital-based, outpatient center that diagnoses and treats chronic wounds—wounds that have not healed in four weeks or more.

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    Services Offered at the Wound Healing Center

    The Wound Healing Center is a state-of-the-art, hospital-based, outpatient center specializing in the treatment of chronic wounds that have not responded to previous therapies. The Wound Healing Center serves patients of both UMMC Midtown Campus and University of Maryland Medical Center.

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The Wound Healing Center

The Wound Healing Center at UMMC Midtown Campus provides advanced therapies to treat nonhealing wounds and a range of other nonresponsive conditions. The outpatient center brings together a variety of specialists: hyperbaric oxygen specialists, vascular and general surgeons, infectious disease experts, family practitioners, and podiatrists all collaborate on patient care.

All center specialists are knowledgeable of the latest treatments in wound healing and use evidence-based therapies patterned after national models. A dedicated physician and nurse case manager team is assigned to each patient to ensure that each patient receives coordinated care and has the best chance for an optimal outcome.

The center treats a range of nonhealing wounds, from venous, pressure, arterial, and diabetic ulcers to delayed radiation tissue damage and human, animal, and spider bites. It offers four treatment rooms, two monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chambers, and a newly expanded vascular labs.

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Information for Friends and Family

Have a friend or family member being treated at the Wound Healing Center? This section has everything you need to know before you head over.


Virtual Tour

Facebook Live: Non-Healing Wounds 

 

In February, Dr. Jacob Wynes answered viewer questions on UMMC Midtown Campus' Facebook page about non-healing wounds. If you have questions about why wounds won't heal, who is at risk for non-healing wounds, and why the specialists at the Wound Healing Center are vital for treatment of non-healing wounds, watch our Facebook Live video.

Symptoms of Non-Healing Wounds

Non-healing wounds are those that have not begun to heal after two weeks or are not completely healed in four weeks. Signs of non-healing wounds include:

  • Increasing or persistent pain
  • Discoloration near the edges
  • Redness and warmth
  • Increased drainage
  • Foul odor

For more information about the Wound Healing Center or to make an appointment, call 1-855-866-HEAL or 410-225-8600.