Referrals & Appointments
The Edward Wound Healing Center offers services for those with chronic, non-healing wounds caused by diabetes, hypertension and other conditions. Treating a wound that won't heal can be frustrating, expensive and time-consuming. Pain and discomfort, declining mobility and fears about possible amputation are commonly experienced.
The Edward Wound Healing Center offers patients with chronic wounds a comprehensive treatment program utilizing advanced medical and surgical treatments. Our interdisciplinary team of wound care specialists will design a treatment plan to meet your individual needs and keep you, your family and your primary care physician involved in the treatment and recovery process.
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Making an appointment is the first step to feeling better. Ask your physician to contact us or feel free to call yourself. The Edward Wound Healing Center is conveniently located in the Heart Hospital adjacent to the hospital's North Lobby. Valet parking is available at the North Lobby Entrance. Our number for the Edward Wound Healing Center is (630) 527-3002.
When should I go to the Edward Wound Healing Center?
If you have a wound that fails to show significant improvement in four weeks talk to your physician about referring you to the Edward Wound Healing Center.
Our interdisciplinary Wound Care Team includes:
Keeping You Involved and Informed
We provide a thorough diagnostic appraisal of you and your wound, followed by a carefully designed treatment plan. The diagnostic and treatment plans are fully documented and communicated to you and your physician.
Advanced Treatment Options
Our wound care specialists have experience with some of the most advanced treatment options available which include:
- Complete medical history and wound assessment
- Compression therapy
- Coordination with home care
Debridement and surgical intervention
Diabetic wound care
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Patient and caregiver education
Wound protection and management
Many health plans cover wound care treatment. Coverage depends on your specific plan and any necessary referrals and authorizations that your plan may specify. Be sure to bring your insurance card and any other necessary paperwork when you come for your appointment.
Learn about referral guidelines for the Wound Healing Center in the Wound Care Physician Guide.