Wound Healing Center

Wound Healing Center

To schedule an appointment, call us at 616.844.4900.


There’s no longer any reason to live with a non-healing wound. With our caring staff and specialized treatment plans developed just for you, we have what you need to get back on your feet again.

Working in collaboration with Metro Health - University of Michigan Health’s medical team, our advanced treatments and technology can help heal wounds that have lingered for more than 30 days. With our Wound Healing Center’s care, you can experience freedom from uncomfortable bandages and unsightly wounds.

The causes of wounds are complex, and our group represents expertise in all of the major areas necessary to handle your varied circumstances and challenges. Whatever it takes for healing to occur, we’re equipped and staffed to make it happen.

Ask your doctor about visiting our Wound Healing Center if: 
• You have a wound that hasn’t healed in 30 days (commonly experienced by people with diabetes). 
• You have a sore with increasing pain, redness or swelling, foul odor, or a change in color. 
• You have a surgical wound that has become infected.

Our services: 
• Comprehensive wound consultation/evaluation, diagnostic and ongoing assessments, and treatment
• Non-invasive vascular studies 
• Specialty wound dressings
• Cellular and tissue based products
• Compression therapy
• Treatment of wound infections
• Patient and family education
• Pressure off-loading devices and footwear
• Debridements (procedure to properly clean a wound)
• Negative pressure wound therapy (method of drawing out fluid and infection from a wound) 

Who may benefit from the Wound Healing Center?

Anyone who may have one or more of the following conditions may benefit from our care:
• Diabetic ulcers
• Neuropathic ulcers (wound in area that patient has lost sensation)
• Pressure ulcers
• Ischemic ulcers (wounds due to poor blood flow)
• Venous insufficiency (blood pools)
• Traumatic wounds
• Surgical wounds
• Vasculitis (inflammation/weakening of blood vessels)
• Burns
• Peristomal skin irritations (associated with an ostomies)
• Other chronic, non-healing wounds, such as soft tissue damage from radiation 

Most of our treatments are covered by Medicare/Medicaid, HMOs, and other private insurance plans. We are experts at caring for people whose wounds have resisted traditional treatment.

The Wound Healing Center is located inside North Ottawa Community Hospital, adjacent to our ER. Common questions about the Wound Healing Center can be found here. 

Ask your doctor for a referral or call the Center to schedule an appointment at 616.844.4900.