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The staff at Taylor Regional Hospital Wound Healing Center recently celebrated its sixth anniversary. The health care specialists at the center provide a treatment plan designed specifically for the patient's individual needs. The center has a healing rate of more than 95 percent.
Conditions managed at the center include chronic non-healing wounds such as arterial ulcers, diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, traumatic ulcers and lacerations and venous ulcers. Other types of wounds commonly seen and treated at the center are acute wounds, surgical wounds, osteomyelitis, fasciitis, abscesses and burns.
The professional staff at the center include Dr. Eugene Shively, a general surgeon and medical director of the ceneter who has more than 30 years of experience in wound care; Susan Shively, a registered nurse first assistant and a certified family nurse practitioner with more than 25 years of experience taking care of surgical patients and six years in wound care; Lisa Aaron, RN, who has more than 12 years of experience in wound care and geriatrics; and Jessica Browning, LPN, who has more than eight years of medical/surgical experience and six years of wound care.
The center is located at 1700 Old Lebanon Road, inside the main hospital at the former location of the outpatient surgery area.
For more information, call 789-0359.