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Dr. Matthew W. Lawrence, D.O., F.A.C.O.S., Named Advanced Wound Care Center Medical Director

Saint Francis Healthcare has appointed Matthew W. Lawrence D.O., F.A.C.O.S. as Medical Director of the Advanced Wound Care Center. Dr. Lawrence will lead a team of five podiatrists and one family medicine physician in their outpatient program.

Dr. Lawrence, board-certified in both General and Vascular Surgery, is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and a member of the American Osteopathic Association. He previously served at Saint Francis Healthcare as the Medical Director of the Wound Care Center and as the Chairman of the Division of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Lawrence has also held positions at Jennersville Regional Hospital in West Grove, Pennsylvania and Union Hospital in Elkton, Maryland.

“We take pride in our Advanced Wound Care Center’s healing rate, which is at a staggering 92%, compared to the industry average of 83–85%,” said Brian Dietz, FACHE, president and CEO of Saint Francis Healthcare. “Having Dr. Lawrence return as the Advance Wound Care Center's Medical Director will help continue and improve the invaluable care we provide to patients, and contribute to improving their overall quality of life.”

Saint Francis Healthcare’s Advanced Wound Center focuses on chronic and non-healing wounds using advanced treatment modalities and a case management model. The center is equipped with two hyperbaric oxygen chambers, which provide hyperbaric therapy services.