Wound & Ostomy Center

Wound CareWounds that won’t heal are not only painful; they can also lead to further health complications. The Wound & Ostomy Center at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis  specializes in using a patient-centered, evidence-based approach.

Wound and Ostomy scheduling (901)765-1347 or fax (901)765-2091

By applying advanced technology and techniques, we provide comprehensive services including:

  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Venous and arterial ulcers
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Radiation burns
  • Postoperative wounds
  • Non-healing surgical wounds
  • Ostomy peristomal skin conditions affecting pouch “wear-time”
  • Pre-operative fecal and urinary ostomy counseling & marking

Wound Care Services

Our highly skilled wound and ostomy specialists include physicians, and nurses who use patient-centered evidence-based guidelines. Some of our centers’ wound care services include:

  • Vascular studies to evaluate blood flow
  • Laboratory tests and diagnostics
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • Skin substitutes to facilitate wound healing
  • Referrals for services such as physical therapy, nutrition, diabetes and lymphadema
  • Evaluation of ostomy pouching regimen and patient-centered education
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Diabetes education

Our physicians also stay in close communications with your Primary Care Provider about your treatment plan.  Appointments at the Saint Francis Comprehensive Wound Center are available Monday through Friday.

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Care begins with knowledge. Learn more about the variety of chronic wounds we treat.
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Our wound specialists will create an individualized plan for you. Learn more about procedures and treatments we provide.