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Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Wound Care Institute

For more than a decade, the Wound Care Institute at Florida Hospital Carrollwood has been providing our neighbors with the most comprehensive and customized wound-healing programs in the area. In fact, our program is the only one of its kind in Tampa Bay accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. We have the largest number of board-certified physicians in hyperbaric therapy, certified wound-care physicians and nurses and hyperbaric technologists in the area. Our multidisciplinary approach to chronic wound care, including hyperbaric therapy, produces remarkable outcomes: 92 percent of our patients are healed within just 16 weeks.

The types of wounds we treat include:

  • Acute traumatic peripheral ischemia
  • Crush injuries and suturing of severed limbs
  • Progressive necrotizing infections
  • Acute peripheral arterial insufficiency
  • Preparation and preservation of compromised skin grafts
  • Chronic refractory osteomyelitis
  • Osteoradionecrosis
  • Soft tissue radionecrosis
  • Diabetic wounds of the lower extremities
  • Acute carbon monoxide intoxication
  • Decompression illness
  • Gas embolism
  • Gas gangrene
  • Cyanide poisoning
  • Actinomyosis

We also offer a number of ancillary services, including:

  • Non-invasive vascular screening
  • Arterial Doppler ultrasound
  • Arteriogram
  • Venogram
  • EPA and chest lateral films
  • Three-view foot films
  • Three-phase bone scans
  • MRI of the foot
  • CBC, Chem-22 and Hemoglobin A1C
  • Wound cultures
  • Blood cultures
  • Transcutaneous oxygen studies
  • Surgical debridement
  • Bone biopsy

If you have any questions about our wound care services or would like to make an appointment at the Wound Care Institute, call us today at (813) 558-4900, or contact us online.