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Wound Care Center

At Tulane's Center for Wound Healing we have assembled a multidisciplinary team of experts who will employ the latest treatments and technologies, working to heal your problem or difficult wounds.  Unlike other wound care centers, we will not only treat your wound but also treat the other underlying causes and conditions.

If untreated, chronic wounds can possibly lead to permanent damage, disability, amputation or even death.  Our multidisciplinary approach to medical and surgical wound treatment includes a team of doctors, nurses, physical therapists and specialized technicians to provide the most advanced wound healing therapies available.  Our team includes:

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Rehab Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Physical

Treatment options are available for different hard to heal wounds, such as:

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Venous Leg Ulcers
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Bone Infections (osteomyelitis)
  • Lymphedema
  • Post-operative Infections
  • Complex Surgical or Traumatic Wounds
  • Ulcerated Spider Bites
  • Radiation Wounds
  • Burns

For an appointment please contact our Patient Concierge.

Phone:  (504) 988-8100

Faculty member:

Abigail Chaffin, MD

Tulane University, Department of Surgery, 1430 Tulane Ave. SL-22 New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5128 surgery@tulane.edu