The Saint Francis Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Center
Expert and complete treatment for acute, chronic, and non-healing wounds
The Saint Francis Healthcare Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen
Center is a full service state-of-the-art facility where the patient is
our focus. Our highly trained wound certified medical team includes a
Medical Director, Family Physician, Clinical Nurse Manager, Doctors of
Podiatry, Case Managers and Hyperbaric Oxygen Technicians.
We deliver compassionate outpatient advanced wound management, innovative
treatments, and oxygen therapies through individualized patient centered
treatment plans to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.
Contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Center
701 N. Clayton Street, Suite 225 (Lobby Level)
Wilmington, DE 19805
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Seek treatment if any of the folling happens:
- Your wound has not shown any sign of recovery in 30 days
- The area around the wound feels numb
- The pain from your wound has gotten worse, changed color, has an odor or
- Your wound from a recent surgery has been causing you increases pain each day
- You have a fever after sustain a wound
During this time it is important to keep the damaged area sanitized and
protected to prevent infection.
A chronic, non-healing wound can be the result of several different things.
Many patients with diabetes have poor circulation in the legs, making
it harder for the body to heal wounds in the foot or ankle area. Additionally,
wounds caused by burns, frostbite, or radiation may have already damaged
the soft tissue in the skin, hindering the body’s ability to heal.
Treatment options include:
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
- Negative pressure wound therapy
- Specialty wound dressings
- Therapy to improve circulation
- Edema reduction therapy
- Topical growth factors/skin
- Wound debridement
- Compression wraps
- Bioengineered tissues
- Growth factors
- Wound protection/off-loading
- Active topicals
- Infection control measures or behaviors
- Moist wound healing regimens
- Patient education
- Skin and tissue grafting
To schedule your appointment at the Advanced Wound Care Center, please
Wound Care FAQs
Why doesn’t my wound heal?
Non healing wounds can result from many factors including: vascular disease,
immobility, infection/inflammation, recurring trauma, poor circulation,
and underlying chronic medical diseases such as diabetes.
How do I get help from the Wound Care Center?
You may call the Wound Care Center directly or be referred by your doctor.
To make an appointment
please call 302.575.8181.
Will I have to change my primary care doctor or specialist?
No. In fact, the Wound Care Center works with your physician or medical
specialist during the treatments. We even keep your doctor informed with
frequent progress reports. While you will be receiving treatment for your
wound from the Wound Care Center, you will continue to receive all of
your routine care from your primary physician.
Does insurance cover specialized wound care treatments?
Many health plans cover wound care center treatments. Call us to determine
what your specific plan covers.
What can I expect at the first appointment?
- An assessment by our skilled wound care team
- A review of your medical history
- Blood tests
- Recommendations for your treatment plan
*Please bring your insurance card, medical records, and a list of any medications
or allergies you may have to your first appointment.