Wound care patient consultation

If you have a skin wound that isn’t healing properly, it needs special attention. At Providence St. Elias Specialty Hospital, we offer state-of-the-art treatment for many types of wounds, including diabetic ulcers, surgical wounds, bedsores, burns and amputation care.

Our certified nurses will carefully evaluate your wound and create a care plan. If needed, we’ll consult a specialist in infectious disease. Our goal is to reduce your risk of infection and help you heal as quickly as possible.

At Providence St. Elias Specialty Hospital, we treat many types of wounds, including:

  • Amputation site care
  • Burns
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Decubitus ulcers (bedsores and pressure wounds)
  • Improper wound healing
  • Ostomies (surgically created skin openings that allow waste to exit the body)
  • Post-operative wound complications and infections
  • Surgical wounds
  • Wound dehiscence (wound that reopens along sutures after surgery)

We offer a wide variety of professional services to care for you:

  • Consultations with an infectious disease physician
  • IV therapy for the administration of antibiotics
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Patient and family education and care conferences
  • Skin evaluations/wound staging (assessing the type, depth and extent of a wound)
  • Specialized wound therapy
  • State-of-the-art equipment to facilitate wound healing
  • Total parenteral nutrition

Depending on your wound and the type of treatment you need, your care team may include:

  • Care managers
  • Certified wound care nurses
  • Clinical dietitians
  • Infectious disease specialists (nurses and physicians)
  • Lymphedema therapists
  • Occupational therapists