If you are one of the nearly five million Americans with a chronic, non-healing wound, Inova can help you. Our Dorothea R. Fisher Wound Healing Center is the Washington, DC, area's first specialized resource for treatment of sores and wounds that will not heal, including foot ulcers associated with diabetes, non-healing surgical wounds and other ulcerations.
What is a non-healing wound?
Why are people with diabetes especially at risk for non-healing wounds?
Three convenient locations
A third new location near Inova Fairfax Hospital in Annandale means the customized, expert treatment of Inova Wound Healing Center is available to you at several Northern Virginia locations: Mount Vernon, Fair Oaks, and Fairfax.
Welcome to the newest expert team of specialists at the Fairfax location (pictured left to right), Robert Hallivis, DPM; Bill Bartow, PA-C, CWS, CHT; and Vineet Mehan, MD.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO)
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital also offers state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO), especially helpful in treating certain wounds and conditions.
The right treatment for you
Each of our Inova Wound Healing Center patients receives our expert attention and customized care. We tailor our treatment program to your specific needs, because each person's situation is unique.
As part of your evaluation, you will receive:
- Comprehensive consultation with a wound healing specialist
- Thorough assessment of your wound, including measurement and a digital photograph
- A customized treatment plan with a multispecialty approach to promote maximum healing
- Complete education and instructions on how to care for your wound at home between visits
Learn more about the specialized treatments we offer for non-healing wounds