Toms River, NJ, October 7, 2011 - Community Medical Center has opened the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine to provide a comprehensive approach to care for outpatients who are in need of treatment for slow or non-healing wounds.
Michael Nagy, MD, plastic surgeon, and Matthew Regulski, DPM, podiatrist, are co-medical directors of the center and provide clinical leadership for the program as well as expertise in wound management. Utilizing a multi-disciplinary team approach to wound management, the center offers patients access to skilled physicians specialized in wound care, certified wound care nurses and occupational and physical therapists.
Depending upon a patient’s needs, treatment may include a combination of interventions such as skin grafting, use of protective devices and surgical techniques or hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a proven medical treatment that enhances the body’s natural healing while strengthening the immune system. HBOT is a course of treatment used for various conditions and illnesses, including diabetic ulcers and other non-healing wounds. Community Medical Center‘s program features two hyperbaric chambers for patients.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is recognized as a successful adjunctive treatment by the American Medical Association, Medicare, and most commercial insurers.
For information about the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Community Medical Center, please call 732.557.2121.
October 7, 2011
CONTACT: Jean M.Flaherty
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