Advanced Wound Care Center & Clinic


We understand that living with a chronic wound can be disrupting to everyday life. The Advanced Wound Center at UAB Medical West provides customized treatments to help ensure wounds heal as quickly as possible. Our trained specialists utilize the latest evidence based medical therapies. We hope that with the help of our expertise, patients can return to their daily lives with the confidence that their wound care needs have been fully addressed. 

Conditions We Treat

  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Minor burns
  • Radiation injury/necrosis
  • Skin infection or abscess
  • Pressure ulcers
  •  Arterial ulcers
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Osteomyelitis 
  • Post-surgical complications
  • Compromised flaps and grafts
  •  Chronic wounds 


Services We Provide

  • Advanced wound dressings
  • Debridement (surgical removal of dead tissue)
  • Treatment for complex or chronic infections
  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy 
  • Compression therapy
  • Ostomy education/management
  • Advanced vascular evaluations
    • TCOM or TcPO₂ (transcutaneous oxygen measurement) 
    • ABI (arterial brachial index) evaluation 
  • Cellular and tissue-based therapy
  • Comprehensive patient education: 
    • Nutrition consultation
    • Smoking cessation
    • Diabetic management
    •  Infection control
  • HBOT (Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy) - involves breathing 100% pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber. HBO is safe and effective with very few side effects. It helps your body to heal by fighting bacteria and encouraging regrowth of new blood vessels. Possible indications for HBO are as follows: 
    • Diabetic foot ulcers
    • Radiation injuries 
    • Compromised skin grafts or flaps
    • Gas gangrene 
    • Chronic refractory osteomyelitis 
    • Chronic non-healing wounds 
    • Necrotizing soft tissue infections


When you visit the Advanced Wound Care Center at UAB Medical West you can be rest assured that you will receive the highest quality of dedicated clinical care from a staff that specializes in addressing the most difficult to treat wounds. If you would like more information or to schedule an appointment, please call the Wound Center at (205)481-8790