Rhode Island Hospital Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine
Using the most advanced treatments and technology, the experts at the Rhode Island Hospital Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine heal wounds as quickly and painlessly as possible. Our highly experienced team heals chronic wounds faster by treating the underlying cause of the wound, and applying proven medical and surgical techniques through an individualized treatment plan. We offer the largest, most state-of-the-art hyperbaric chamber in New England. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy assists your natural wound-healing mechanisms and expedites the healing process.
Our Wound Care Facility
Our new wound center is designed specifically for your comfort and convenience. Our rooms are equipped with televisions and specially designed wound chairs and hydraulic beds, so you can remain seated or lie down comfortably during treatment. There is ample, free onsite parking, and our central location is easily accessible by RIPTA bus.
Our Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Team
Our clinical team includes nationally and internationally recognized leaders in this field, who offer outstanding expertise in wound care and healing. Our comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach and our affiliation with Rhode Island Hospital—the principal teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University—gives patients access to the broadest range of related specialty services, including general, vascular, plastic surgery, podiatry and orthopedics. A broad range of subspecialty consultants also is available for complex cases.
Our Research and Clinical Trials
Patients are able to participate in cutting-edge research protocols designed to develop new wound treatments. Under the guidance of Paul Liu, MD, the research division of the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine works with pharmaceutical and medical technology companies to open a number of carefully selected clinical trials to determine the best and safest new products.
Our physicians play leading roles in national wound healing meetings, and spearhead active and successful basic science research efforts helping us understand hard-to-heal wounds.