Wound Care at Good Shepherd Longview

Good Shepherd provides an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to the management of problematic wounds to improve healing at the Byron Cook, MD, Center for Advanced Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine. Our program incorporates an appropriate combination of wound care specialties including hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

We are a resource for physicians, health care providers and patients by providing assessment, evaluation and treatment recommendations for problem wounds of all types, including any wound present more than 30 days or wounds failing to improve with multiple treatments or therapies. Our services are consultative as we work with the patient and his/her primary physician.

Types of wounds might include:

  • Pressure ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Vascular ulcers
  • Surgical wounds
  • Bone infections/osteomyelitis
  • Chronic wounds
  • Ostomy
  • Minor burns
  • Radiation burns
  • Gangrene
  • Bites
  • Skin tears or lacerations
  • Post-operation infections
  • Failing or compromised skin/muscle grafts or flaps

Specialized Staff

We are staffed with a unique team of specialists that include physicians, nurses and hyperbaric technicians whose combined knowledge creates a multidisciplinary approach to wound management. We are dedicated to caring for people with wounds that have resisted traditional means of healing. Our team of physicians and clinicians are all specially trained and prepared to deal with many different types of wounds.

For More Information

For more information, call the Byron Cook, MD, Center for Advanced Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine at 903.315.3880.

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