SOMC’s Dr. Lichtenstein named Healogics Zone Medical Director

Dr. Sonja Lichtenstein, Local Medical Director of Southern Ohio Medical Center’s Wound Healing Center, has been named a Healogics™ Zone Medical Director. Healogics™ is a national management company, managing over 500 wound centers throughout the United States. Dr. Lichtenstein is recognized as a leader in the field of wound care and hyperbaric medicine.

In her new role, Dr. Lichtenstein will serve as a resource for Local Medical Directors in the 80 wound centers that make up Healogics™ northeast zone. Dr. Lichtenstein will also be coordinating educational opportunities for the wound care physicians in this area. 

“I am honored and excited to become a Healogics™ Zone Medical Director,” Dr. Lichtenstein said. “Wound centers in the Healogics™ network – such as ours at SOMC – have cared for more than one million wounds that failed to heal using conventional methods and achieved a healing rate of 89 percent.”

Dr. Lichtenstein will continue her work at SOMC. She will see patients in the Wound Healing Center in Portsmouth on Thursdays and at the new Waverly Urgent Care and Specialty Center on Mondays.

The SOMC Wound Healing Center offers a comprehensive program that features state-of the-art treatment for non-healing wounds. Wounds treated include diabetic ulcers, lower leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, bone infections, gangrene, skin tears, radiation burns, post-operation wounds and failed or compromised skin grafts.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 740-356-8775.