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Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine

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The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Mount St. Mary's Hospital Center offers state-of-the-art wound healing care services under the direction of Charles D. Rice, M.D., Board Certified in Surgery and Hyperbaric Medicine. The comprehensive program includes initial consultation followed by an evidenced based treatment plan designed on an individualized basis to optimize the likelihood of wound healing. Components of the advanced wound care program include trans-cutaneous oxygen measurements, negative pressure wound therapy, surgical debridement,and advanced wound therapy. The Wound Healing Center is staffed on a daily basis by certified wound specialists in addition to a Board Certified Physician.

The Wound Healing Center offers comprehensive Hyperbaric Medicine and Hyperbaric Treatment Services. The Wound Healing Center is equipped with three Sechrist 3200 Monoplace Hyperbaric Chambers. A complete spectrum of Hyperbaric Medicine and Hyperbaric Treatment Services is offered in accordance with presently accepted guidelines established by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and Medicare. These services include, but are not limited to, diabetic ulcers, late effect of radiation injuries, compromised surgical skin grafts/flaps, chronic refractory osteomyelitis, gas gangrene, necrotizing infections, air gas embolish and decompression sickness. 

The Center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday for routine services, and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on an on-call basis for Hyperbaric emergencies.

Administrative and consultative services for the Center are provided by Precision Health Care. The principals of Precision Health Care enjoy a 34-year reputation of providing high quality Hyperbaric Medicine and wound healing services on an international basis.

Referrals and appointments can be made by calling the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine directly at (716) 298-3012 or the general switchboard number at Mount St. Mary's Hospital at (716) 297-4800.


Located minutes from the Canadian border, Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center is sponsored by Ascension Health.

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