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Advanced Wound Care Clinic
Area residents can now depend on Shelby Baptist's relationship with the Advanced Wound Care Clinic for their wound care needs.
 

Dr. Everitt Simmons
Medical Director

Who we are... A staff who specializes in healing the toughest wounds utilizing wound care technologies. Dr. Everitt Simmons is the Clinic's Medical Director.

What we provide... A comprehensive and diagnostic approach to wound care services which provide treatment options including bio-engineered skin replacement tissues, surgical intervention, wound closure devices and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.

Why patients are referred to the Clinic... The Advanced Wound Care Clinic offers evidence based treatments to help your wounds heal. When you are referred to the Clinic, you will receive clinical care from a staff that is specialized in addressing difficult wounds. In addition, your primary physician will receive updates with photo documentation, on the status of your wound.

Indications for wound care include... *Hard to heal wounds/sores *Diabetic ulcers/sores *Wounds due to compromised blood supply, e.g.; venous or arterial ulcers/sores that can affect the lower legs and feet *Non-Healing Surgical Wounds *Complex Soft Tissue Wounds *Traumatic Wounds

Pictured Above: Two Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers in the Advanced Wound Care Clinic.

Indications for hyperbaric oxygen therapy... *Diabetic ulcers of the lower legs *Long standing bone infections*Tissues and bones that are affected by radiation therapy, e.g.; bladder, rectum, upper and lower jaw bone *Gangrene *Certain types of insufficient blood supply that can affect the legs/feet, arms/hands *Progressive infections of the skin and underlying tissues, e.g.; flesh eating bacteria and brown recluse spider bites *Crush injuries/suturing of severed limbs

Contact us... The Advanced Wound Care Clinic is located next to Shelby Baptist Medical Center in the Physicians Center, Suite 220. For more information on the Advanced Wound Care Center or to make referrals, please call (205) 620-8606 or fax (205) 620-8681.

 

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