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The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at St. Joseph's Health is an outpatient program that focuses on treating chronic and non-healing wounds. Recognized for its commitment to providing quality patient care, the Center has been Accredited with Distinction by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society since 2008. This certification is awarded to programs that meet or exceed the quality standards established for hyperbaric facilities.

Our dedicated team of physicians and nurses use advanced treatment modalities and a case management model to provide comprehensive care for wounds caused by diabetes, circulatory problems, traumatic injuries, radiation, pressure, surgical wounds and other circumstances. They work together to aggressively manage wounds to ensure they heal quickly and completely. All of our patients are given dedicated and specialized attention, enabling them the opportunity to return to life free from the pain of chronic wounds.

The Center, located at 4000 Medical Center Drive in the Northeast Medical Center, Fayetteville, boasts the largest and most advanced hyperbaric oxygen treatment facility in the region. Our staff’s certifications include Hyperbaric Registered Nurses and Certification in Hyperbaric Technology. During Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), the patient breathes 100 percent oxygen inside a pressurized environment. This therapy delivers high concentrations of oxygen to the bloodstream that assists in the wound healing process and fights certain types of infections. HBOT effectively treats osteomyelitis (bone infection), diabetic wounds of the lower extremity, radiation tissue damage, compromised skin grafts and flaps, and crush injuries.

Other treatment methods that may be utilized in a patient's care include:

  • Debridement
  • Total contact casting
  • Biological skin grafts
  • Advanced wound care dressings
  • Compression therapy
  • Nutritional management
  • Management of wound pain
  • Diabetic education
  • Infectious disease management

Studies have shown that specialized wound care and HBOT:

  • Accelerates wound healing
  • Reduces amputation rates
  • Helps patients avoid hospitalization

The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at St. Joseph's Health, each patient receives personalized attention to attain a positive healing outcome.  Our team is committed to providing our patients and caregivers a plan that will facilitate healing. 


You may contact the Center directly by calling (315) 329-2600.

Appointment Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Phone Hours:  Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00p.m.