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If you are one of the six million people in the United States affected by chronic vascular wounds each year, turn to the highly qualified and experienced specialists at the Wound Care Program at Jefferson Vascular Center in Philadelphia.

The Wound Care Program at Jefferson Vascular Center in Philadelphia is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of chronic vascular wounds. The Program was established to provide anyone suffering with chronic vascular wounds access to expert wound care from qualified specialists at a specially equipped facility. Our physicians and nurse practitioners work closely with referring physicians to provide you with comprehensive, integrative care and will not only treat your wounds but also identify and address factors impeding wound healing, which is crucial to achieving positive results.

Our vascular wound care program is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of chronic vascular wounds. Our physicians and nurse practitioners work closely with referring physicians to provide you with comprehensive, integrative care.

Why Choose the Wound Care Program at Jefferson Vascular Center?

The Wound Care Program at Jefferson Vascular Center was established to provide anyone suffering with chronic vascular wounds access to expert care from qualified specialists at a specially-equipped facility.

Jefferson's team of specialists can diagnose and treat all types of vascular wounds, including surgical wounds that have not healed properly, diabetic ulcers, and unusual vascular wounds that are manifestations of various diseases. Our staff is well qualified, highly experienced, and properly equipped to provide crucial processes essential for wound healing, including:

  • Debridement of wounds – excising unhealthy tissue from wound
  • Compression therapy – boots, bandages and dressing to control swelling
  • Offloading of diabetic foot ulcers – application of specialized casts or boots to reduce pressure applied on ulcers
  • Application of skin substitutes – synthetically engineered tissue grafts to accelerate the healing process
  • Ultrasound – to evaluate swelling and sufficiency of blood supply to wound area
  • Transcutaneous oxygen monitoring module (TCOM) – to evaluate sufficiency of blood supply to wound area
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy – pressurized oxygen treatment to accelerate healing of skin flap/graft compromise, diabetic foot wounds, radiation injuries and chronic osteomyelitis, among others

Our specialists will not only treat your wounds but also identify and address factors impeding wound healing, which is crucial to achieving positive results. Your referring physician will be kept informed about your care throughout the treatment process, which can take several weeks.

Contact the Vascular Wound Care Program

For more information about the Wound Care Program at Jefferson Vascular Center , please call 215-955-8304. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669).