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Wound Care

Why Patients Choose North Shore-LIJ
for Wound Care

Wound care services at our hospitals provide highly specialized care for hard-to-heal wounds resulting from Diabetes, Vascular Disease, injury, illness and surgery. Our goals are to heal wounds, preserve limbs and prevent wound recurrence.

Patients choose North Shore-LIJ’s wound care services for:

  • The Region's Wound Care Experts
    Our experienced staff has advanced, continuous training in the latest, most effective wound care technologies and medications.
  • Multidisciplinary Wound Healing Team
    We draw on the expertise of specialists from 15 areas of healthcare including:
    • Surgeons – Specialists in Vascular Surgery , Plastic Surgery for Wounds , podiatric and general surgery
    • Nurses –  Wound care-certified nurses and nurse practitioners
    • Nutritionists and weight management consultants
    • Orthotists and physical therapists
    • Certified diabetes educators
    • Infectious disease specialists
    • Home care specialists
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
    Certified hyperbaric medicine physicians use full-body hyperbaric chambers to enhance wound healing for diabetic/neuropathic foot ulcers and many other hard-to-heal wounds.