Nearly six million people in the United States have wounds that do not heal. The issue can be caused by peripheral vascular disease, lymphedema, diabetes, a weak immune system, or other problems and injuries that affect the body's natural ability to restore normal tissue.
Effective treatments can help heal wounds, and that's what the Vanderbilt Wound Care Program at Newport Hospital provides. Our team of wound care specialists, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals use the latest, most advanced treatments to help wounds heal so that you can feel better and enjoy life again.
There are many medical conditions, even some that you might not be aware of, that cause non-healing wounds. Following our team evaluation, we work with your doctor to develop a wound treatment plan. Treatment may begin during your first appointment.
Our wound care specialists have experience with some of the most advanced treatments available.
Take steps to help you start healing today
If you already have an appointment with the Would Care Program, we ask that you print and fill out our patient health history form before your first visit.
Download our patient health history form