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IU Health Wound Care Center

Road Construction Notice:

Current road work may impact travel to this location:

  • Utility relocation work for the IU Health downtown Indianapolis hospital build will require intermittent lane closures starting Monday, Aug. 16. View full details.
  • In addition, the Interstate 65/Interstate 70 North Split interchange in downtown Indianapolis is closed. View full details.

Managing wounds, whether short-term or chronic, can be a major challenge. Treatment plans are never one size fits all.

At IU Health Wound Care Center, our team of experts develop advanced treatment plans designed for your needs. These plans encourage the body’s natural healing processes.

We want you to avoid major healing complications, prevent hospitalization, and speed up the healing process. Our goal is to help you get back to a normal quality of life.

The IU Health Wound Care team at IU Health Methodist Hospital consists of highly- skilled clinicians from various disciplines. Our expert physical therapists work with you to optimize function while healing the wound. Our clinicians include:

  • Nurses
  • Physical Therapists
  • Certified wound specialists
  • Certified wound ostomy nurses
  • Lymphedema specialists
  • Advanced Practice Providers
  • Physicians from many specialties

Whether your wound is short-term or long-lasting, we use the latest medical technology and innovative treatment techniques for you.

We help patients at risk for limb loss due to a medical condition. Our limb preservation team pulls in experts across many specialties to create a treatment plan for you. This team has access to the latest technology to care for wounds.

The IU Health Wound Care Center partners with the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering to host a robust clinical research program. Our research ranges from new discoveries to patient-based studies. Through this partnership, you have access to the most current, advanced wound dressings and leading-edge wound-care technologies.

Our Approach

The IU Health Wound Care team at IU Health Methodist Hospital consists of highly- skilled clinicians from various disciplines. Our expert physical therapists work with you to optimize function while healing the wound. Our clinicians include:

  • Nurses
  • Physical Therapists
  • Certified wound specialists
  • Certified wound ostomy nurses
  • Lymphedema specialists
  • Advanced Practice Providers
  • Physicians from many specialties

Whether your wound is short-term or long-lasting, we use the latest medical technology and innovative treatment techniques for you.

We help patients at risk for limb loss due to a medical condition. Our limb preservation team pulls in experts across many specialties to create a treatment plan for you. This team has access to the latest technology to care for wounds.

The IU Health Wound Care Center partners with the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering to host a robust clinical research program. Our research ranges from new discoveries to patient-based studies. Through this partnership, you have access to the most current, advanced wound dressings and leading-edge wound-care technologies.

Types of Wounds We Treat

  • Diabetic foot and lower limb ulcers
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Ischemic ulcers
  • Pressure sores
  • Infected wounds
  • Non-healing surgical wounds
  • Radiation wounds
  • Skin tears or lacerations
  • Burns
  • Compromised skin grafts and/or flaps

Types of Therapies We Provide

We develop an individualized care plan using evidence-based therapies that are proven to facilitate the healing process. These include:

  • Specialty dressings, topical medications
  • Non-contact ultrasonic debridement (MIST)
  • Contact ultrasound debridement
  • Compression therapy
  • Offloading/custom total contact cast
  • Debridement
  • Cellular and tissue-based products
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)

Our Services

Types of Wounds We Treat

  • Diabetic foot and lower limb ulcers
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Ischemic ulcers
  • Pressure sores
  • Infected wounds
  • Non-healing surgical wounds
  • Radiation wounds
  • Skin tears or lacerations
  • Burns
  • Compromised skin grafts and/or flaps

Types of Therapies We Provide

We develop an individualized care plan using evidence-based therapies that are proven to facilitate the healing process. These include:

  • Specialty dressings, topical medications
  • Non-contact ultrasonic debridement (MIST)
  • Contact ultrasound debridement
  • Compression therapy
  • Offloading/custom total contact cast
  • Debridement
  • Cellular and tissue-based products
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)

Our team at IU Health Wound Care center is focused on making your experience as seamless and stress-free as possible.

Parking & Directions

IU Health Wound Care center is located in IU Health Methodist Hospital. Please park in garage 1 on the IU Health Methodist Hospital campus. From the parking garage, follow the corridor to the hospital lobby. Then take the elevators (located past the information desk, on your right) down to the ground floor. From there, follow the signs to IU Health Wound Care Center.

Insurance

Many health plans, including Medicare, will provide coverage for certain hyperbaric and wound care services. As some hyperbaric oxygen therapy conditions may not be covered by insurance, our staff will verify your coverage.

About Your Visit

Our team at IU Health Wound Care center is focused on making your experience as seamless and stress-free as possible.

Parking & Directions

IU Health Wound Care center is located in IU Health Methodist Hospital. Please park in garage 1 on the IU Health Methodist Hospital campus. From the parking garage, follow the corridor to the hospital lobby. Then take the elevators (located past the information desk, on your right) down to the ground floor. From there, follow the signs to IU Health Wound Care Center.

Insurance

Many health plans, including Medicare, will provide coverage for certain hyperbaric and wound care services. As some hyperbaric oxygen therapy conditions may not be covered by insurance, our staff will verify your coverage.