The Wound Care Center®
The Wound Care Center at Northern Nevada Medical Center offers advanced treatment using leading edge scientific advances in wound care, including two hyperbaric chambers for stubborn wounds that require oxygen therapy. The Wound Care Center is a hospital-based outpatient service staffed by a multidisciplinary team of doctors and nurses who focus on treating non-healing wounds. If you have a sore or wound that hasn't started to heal in a month, or healed entirely in two months, you should ask your doctor about The Wound Care Center at Northern Nevada Medical Center, or call 775-352-5353.
Award Winning Care
The Wound Care Center at NNMC recently received the Center of Excellence Award for the second consecutive year and the Center of Distinction Award for Quality Patient Care.
Healogics Inc. has recognized NNMC for the following outstanding patient outcomes in 2012:
- More than 92 percent patient satisfaction
- 91 percent wound healing rate
- 30 median days to heal
- Outlier rate less than or equal to 19 percent
How Non-healing Wounds Are Treated
Northern Nevada Medical Center offers a variety of treatment options, depending on the type and severity of non-healing wounds. Your treatment may include the following therapies:
- Infectious disease management
- Physical therapy
- Vascular evaluation
- Laboratory evaluation
- Nutritional management
- Pain management
- Diabetic education
- Nuclear medicine
- Debridement (removal of dead or infected tissue)
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) therapy provides high-pressure oxygen in a pressurized cylinder, called a hyperbaric chamber.
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When to Get Help
for a Chronic Wound
If you have a sore or wound that is not significantly better in a month or healed entirely in two months, ask your doctor about The Wound Care Center® at Northern Nevada Medical Center. We'll work with your doctor to create a treatment program designed specifically for you. If you or your physician has questions, please call us at 775-352-5353 for information or for an appointment.
Typical Conditions Treated
- Venous ulcers
- Arterial insufficiency
- Diabetic ulcers
- Non-healing surgical wounds
- Wounds that require incision and drainage
- Trauma wounds
Todd Inman, MD
Medical Director for Wound Care
Todd Inman, MD, is board certified in family medicine and wound care. He earned his medical degree and completed his residency from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno. He practices wound care and hyperbaric medicine at the Wound Care Center.