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Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center
The Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Island Hospital has two oversized hyperbaric oxygen chambers equipped with the latest computer technology that allows technicians to control pressure and temperature, as well as communication and entertainment options for patients.
Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Island Hospital, Hyperbaric Chambers
 
Healing

Using the most advanced wound healing techniques including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, we can achieve excellent outcomes in a very high percentage of our patients.

Approximately five million Americans each year suffer from chronic, non-healing wounds. Wounds may be caused by diabetes, poor circulation, traumatic injury, radiation therapy and other causes. These non-healing wounds occur when the level of oxygen in and around the wound drops below a certain level and your body's normal healing process and ability to fight infection become greatly impaired. Chronic wounds such as these require specialized wound care and sometimes, hyperbaric therapy treatment. 

At the Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Island Hospital, we use a multidisciplinary approach customized to fit each patient's medical needs.


Wounds Treated

  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Post-surgical non-healing wounds
  • Venous ulcers
  • Arterial ulcers
  • Non-healing traumatic wounds
  • Atypical ulcers


Ostomy Services

  • Patient education for new ostomies
  • Peri-stomal skin irritation
  • Ostomy leaks


Hyperbaric Medicine

Two large monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chambers are available in our center. Patients who can benefit from hyperbaric therapy include:

  • Patients with selected non-healing wounds that have not closed with conventional care
  • Cancer patients with tissue damage as a result of radiation therapy
  • Certain advanced diabetic foot wounds
  • Chronic bone infections
  • Patients experiencing decompression illness from a diving accident

Typically, a hyperbaric oxygen treatment involves 90 minutes at the prescribed treatment pressure plus the time required to pressurize and depressurize the chamber. Each hyperbaric chamber is equipped with an entertainment unit so that patients can watch movies during treatment to help pass the time.

           

Meet Your Physician - Enrico Versace MD
           
Dr. Versace graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts in 1982 and attended St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies from 1987-1992. He began his wound care training at Cape Cod Hospital Wound Care Center in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Dr. Versace became certified in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy during his practice as a hospitalist at Billings Clinic, MT, where he also managed the monoplace chamber. Most recently Dr. Versace was the medical director at Swedish Edmonds Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine. His experience includes treating complex surgical wounds, brain injured patients from either anoxia or mechanical trauma, and infections requiring long-term intravenous antibiotic treatments.





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Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center
Medical Arts Pavilion
1015 25th Street
Anacortes, WA  98221

(360) 899-4600

Learn more about Restorix Health Services for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at www.restorix.com.