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Specialty Care

IU Health Bloomington Wound Center

When you visit IU Health Wound Center in Bloomington, you'll receive care designed for your specific needs.

Our team believes in treating you as a whole person - not just a symptom. At IU Health Bloomington Wound Center, you’ll have access to a broad range of wound care services. We have a care team of physicians, nurses, and hyperbaric technologists.

We focus on the treatment of complicated or non-healing wounds. We use the most current, advanced wound dressings and cutting-edge technologies to optimize clinical outcomes.

About IU Health Bloomington Wound Care

At IU Health Bloomington Wound Center, we are committed to being your resource for comprehensive wound care.

At our Bloomington location, we provide a wide range of services, including:

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: can rapidly accelerate wound healing by delivering high concentrations of oxygen to the blood stream.
  • Mist Therapy: a painless, non-contact, low frequency ultrasound delivered through a saline mist to the wound bed.
  • Negative pressure wound therapy: promotes healing in wounds with a vacuum dressing.
  • Compression therapy: used to reduce swelling and frequently uses specially medicated bandages that help promote healing.
  • Application of skin grafts: created from cells in human or animal tissue and used to heal ulcers that are not healing after 3-4 weeks.
  • Surgical/selective debridement’s: performed by providers to remove devitalized tissue and promote wound healing.
  • Chemical cauterization: used by providers to treat and mange wounds and tissue damage.
  • Skin Biopsy: may be used to evaluate and diagnose skin conditions and remove abnormal tissue.
  • Ostomy Nurse visits: available for patient who need further education after surgery or patient who may be having issues with their ostomy appliances at home.

Our Services

At our Bloomington location, we provide a wide range of services, including:

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: can rapidly accelerate wound healing by delivering high concentrations of oxygen to the blood stream.
  • Mist Therapy: a painless, non-contact, low frequency ultrasound delivered through a saline mist to the wound bed.
  • Negative pressure wound therapy: promotes healing in wounds with a vacuum dressing.
  • Compression therapy: used to reduce swelling and frequently uses specially medicated bandages that help promote healing.
  • Application of skin grafts: created from cells in human or animal tissue and used to heal ulcers that are not healing after 3-4 weeks.
  • Surgical/selective debridement’s: performed by providers to remove devitalized tissue and promote wound healing.
  • Chemical cauterization: used by providers to treat and mange wounds and tissue damage.
  • Skin Biopsy: may be used to evaluate and diagnose skin conditions and remove abnormal tissue.
  • Ostomy Nurse visits: available for patient who need further education after surgery or patient who may be having issues with their ostomy appliances at home.

From the moment you step into our office, we want to ensure you have a seamless and comfortable experience. During a typical appointment, our care team will do the following:

  • Discuss any concerns you may have
  • Review your medical and family history
  • Check your vitals
  • Provide the necessary medical support
  • Help you navigate any specialty care

An initial appointment consists of a system review, functional assessment, and wound evaluation followed by an individualized plan of care consisting of a variety of treatment tools. Every patient and every wound have unique circumstances. Physicians thoroughly evaluate each patient’s wound and develop individual treatment plans based on a needs assessment. Nurse at the wound center help coordinate DME supplies for dressing changes and work as a case management to ensure the patient has resource from other agencies to further care for their wounds at home.

Insurance

IU Health accepts most insurance plans. We recommend that you verify your benefits and eligibility with your insurance company before your visit.

Preparing for Your Appointment

Prior to your appointment, please bring the following:

  • Insurance and identification card(s)
  • Bring a copy of relevant medical records
  • A list of current medications, including over-the-counter medicines and supplements

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete any outstanding paperwork.

Parking

We are right off I-69 at the Tapp road exit in the medical building complex.

My IU Health Patient Portal

The My IU Health patient portal makes it easy for you to navigate to self-schedule appointments with select providers, send messages to your care team, view results and pay a bill.

About Your Visit

From the moment you step into our office, we want to ensure you have a seamless and comfortable experience. During a typical appointment, our care team will do the following:

  • Discuss any concerns you may have
  • Review your medical and family history
  • Check your vitals
  • Provide the necessary medical support
  • Help you navigate any specialty care

An initial appointment consists of a system review, functional assessment, and wound evaluation followed by an individualized plan of care consisting of a variety of treatment tools. Every patient and every wound have unique circumstances. Physicians thoroughly evaluate each patient’s wound and develop individual treatment plans based on a needs assessment. Nurse at the wound center help coordinate DME supplies for dressing changes and work as a case management to ensure the patient has resource from other agencies to further care for their wounds at home.

Insurance

IU Health accepts most insurance plans. We recommend that you verify your benefits and eligibility with your insurance company before your visit.

Preparing for Your Appointment

Prior to your appointment, please bring the following:

  • Insurance and identification card(s)
  • Bring a copy of relevant medical records
  • A list of current medications, including over-the-counter medicines and supplements

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete any outstanding paperwork.

Parking

We are right off I-69 at the Tapp road exit in the medical building complex.

My IU Health Patient Portal

The My IU Health patient portal makes it easy for you to navigate to self-schedule appointments with select providers, send messages to your care team, view results and pay a bill.