SOMC wound care available in Vanceburg

Southern Ohio Medical Center will be offering Wound Care in Vanceburg, Kentucky at the Vanceburg Family Practice and Specialty Associates. SOMC’s Dr. Jeffery E. Parker will be available to see patients for wound care on Thursdays.

The Wound Healing Center at SOMC’s main campus currently treats many patients from the Vanceburg area. “Bringing this specialty and Dr. Parker’s expertise to Vanceburg allows us to meet a need in the community,” Neva Moore said. Patients at the Wound Healing Center are scheduled weekly, resulting in more advanced healing outcomes.

The Wound Healing Center treats all types of chronic wounds including diabetic ulcers, surgical wounds that won’t heal, venous, arterial, and pressure ulcers. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO) is also offered as an adjunct to standard wound care at SOMC’s main campus in Portsmouth.

If you or someone you know is suffering with a chronic wound, please ask your primary care physician for a referral to the wound healing center or you may self-refer by calling 740-356-8875. The Vanceburg Family Practice and Specialty Associates are located at 207 Plummers Lane in Vanceburg, Kentucky.

For more information, call (606) 796-0010 or visit somc.org.