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RWJUH Center for Wound Healing

About the Center for Wound Healing

Chronic non-healing wounds are a medical disorders that keep wounds from healing on their own. When a non-healing wound occurs, medical attention is necessary for the wound to be repaired. The Center for Wound Healing at RWJ New Brunswick was specifically created to treat patients with non-healing wounds. The intelligence behind diagnoses and treatment options for patients with chronic non-healing wounds comes from a panel of physicians whose expertise spans multiple medical disciplines.

Our wound care facility utilizes the most advanced technologies and treatments for the maintenance and upkeep of patients with chronic, non-healing wounds. Our center provides:

  • State-of-the-art Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Case management for complex patients
  • Inpatient consultation services

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Medicare Approved Indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

At the New Brunswick Center for Wound Healing, we provide our patients with access to state-of-the-art Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). This therapy is simple in nature, utilizing a painless and non-invasive technique to heal patients’ wounds. Patients who undergo HBOT are asked to relax and breathe in a chamber full of 100% oxygen. This increase in breathable oxygen guarantees that a patient will have oxygen rich blood, an essential component to wound recovery in a person’s body.

Hyperbaric oxygen may be used as an important adjunctive therapy for a number of approved symptoms including but not limited to the following:

  • Diabetic wounds of lower extremities, non-healing Wagner grade III wound or higher
  • Chronic refractory osteomyelitis
  • Osteoradionecrosis
  • Soft tissue radionecrosis
  • Comprised skin grafts and flaps
  • Acute peripheral arterial insufficiency
  • Progressive necrotizing infections
  • Gas embolism

New Brunswick Co-Medical Directors

RWJUH Center for Wound Healing