About Vickie Driver, DPM
Vickie R. Driver, DPM, FAAWC, is board certified with the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons and is a Fellow at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She is the System Medical Director of the Inova Wound Healing Centers. Dr. Driver has found treating patients and helping them get better to be one of the greatest honors of her life. She takes caring for patients seriously and practices based on the latest evidence and research available.
In her role at Inova she also will serve as the Co-Director of the Limb Preservation Center and Director of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Research for Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. She has been involved with clinical research across the globe for 20 years, seeking to find the very best diagnostics and treatments for patients at high risk of limb loss. Dr. Driver has coauthored more than 150 publications and abstracts.
Dr. Driver has recently been selected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons-Glasgow, PM and is an Inaugural Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (FAAWC). Dr. Driver recently accepted the position as Chair of the Wound Care Collaborative Community, an important collaboration with the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and has received the Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Memorial Award. Her career has a special emphasis on wound healing and limb preservation, and she is proud to be an outspoken ambassador for improving care to patients that face the burden of limb loss.
Dr. Driver is a former Professor of Surgery in the Department of Orthopedics at Brown University in Providence, RI, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Boston University. She currently serves as Honorary Visiting Professor at Cardiff University (UK) in the Department of Medicine and Professor at Barry University (USA). She proudly serves as a member of the Wound Healing Society’s board of directors and as a member of the board of directors for the Critical Limb Ischemia Global Society, where she also chairs the wound healing committee. She has recently completed her tenure as President of the Advancement of Wound Care Association and has served for nine years on the board of directors.
Outside of work, Dr. Driver’s hobbies include high-energy exercise, such as running, biking, kayaking or hiking. She also enjoys relaxing with friends and family.
- Critical Limb Ischemia Global Society
- Wound Healing Society
- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- Association for the Advancement of Wound Care
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons-Glasgow
- FDA-affiliated Wound Care Collaboration
- American Board of Podiatric Surgery
- American Diabetes Association
- American Society of Cellular Therapy
- American Professional Wound Care Association
- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeon
- American Podiatric Medical Association
Medical EducationCalifornia College of Podiatric Medicine 1995
Training Specialty: Podiatric Surgery
07/01/1996 - 06/30/1997
Training Specialty: Podiatric Medicine
7/1/1995 - 6/30/1996