Center for Wound Care at Medical City Dallas

All your wound care needs in one location.

The Center for Wound Care at Medical City Dallas is designed to effectively treat problem wounds utilizing state-of-the-art procedures and techniques. Our top-notch team provides specialized consultative care to patients of all ages throughout the United States.

Patients with chronic wounds, including complex wounds that won’t heal or do so slowly for a year or more, can benefit from the convenient and compassionate care provided by our multidisciplinary team of experts. Our team of experienced wound care professionals also specializes in helping patients with conditions that have a high risk of wound complications, including chronic hemodialysis, diabetes and severe peripheral vascular disease. 

The Center for Wound Care at Medical City Dallas is staffed by a dedicated team of certified wound care specialists, nurses and physicians experienced at creating individualized treatment plans designed for optimal healing. The fact that Medical City was the first hospital in North Texas to be designated as a Magnet facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for excellence in nursing care means our nurses are at the top of their profession.

The Center for Wound Care at Medical City sees patients on an outpatient basis to ensure a continuity of care. We also work closely with the referring or primary care physician and send reports on all treatments and progress to their office.

By providing all of our services on one campus, we streamline the healthcare experience and make healing easier. Our patients have fast access to all of our services under one roof, including evaluation, treatment strategy, testing, rehabilitation, surgical services and prosthesis consults.

Capabilities

The priority of our entire team of wound care specialists is the health and comfort of our patients. By working together, they are able to create a personalized treatment plan utilizing the latest techniques to meet the unique needs of each patient and foster the most effective healing possible.

Diagnosis and Testing

Lab Work

  • Biopsies
  • Scans

 Treatments and Interventions

  • Advanced Wound Dressings
  • Bioengineered Skin Substitute
  • Education/Prevention
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Orthotists
  • Physical Therapy
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Prosthesis Consultations
  • Protective Footwear
  • Rehabilitation
  • Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC)

Most Common Wounds Treated

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Venous Stasis Ulcers
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds (wounds that have not healed significantly in one month)

Causes of Chronic Wounds

Without treatment, chronic wounds can become critically infected or gangrenous and may require amputation. Difficult-to-heal wounds can result from several causes:

  • Arterial or Venous Ulcers
  • Chemical Wounds
  • Circulatory Conditions
  • Collagen Vascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Failure
  • Lymphedema
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Pressure Sores
  • Surgical Wound Breakdown
  • Spinal Injury Wounds
  • Traumatic Injury