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Wound care for vascular disease and diabetic foot problems

If you have a wound related to vascular disease or diabetic foot problems, you need the support of a multidisciplinary team that can help you get better and reduce the chance of serious complications – including amputation. The experts at Novant Health work together to ensure that you are getting the highest-quality care for your specific needs. It is this team approach at our limb preservation center in Winston-Salem that leads to the reduction of amputations.

Our specialists treat wounds related to vascular diseases, or diseases of the arteries and veins, as well as diabetic foot problems. Our team approach enables us to provide full support even if you have one or more complex diseases or conditions.

Our multidisciplinary team includes:
  • Hospitalists
  • Nurses and dieticians
  • Wound care specialists
  • Foot and ankle specialists (podiatric surgeons or orthopedists)
  • Vascular specialists (vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, interventional radiologists)
  • Infectious disease specialists and PharmD team
  • Rehabilitation team
  • Orthotics and prosthetics
  • Case managers and social workers

Candidates for limb preservation

The program is focused on:

  • Leg wounds
  • Diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers
  • Venous leg ulcers
  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
  • Complex foot and ankle deformity
  • Arterial occlusive disease
  • Critical limb ischemia
  • Deep vein thrombosis
Resources and services

We provide treatments in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Our comprehensive, expert care gives you access to advanced technology, medicine and services including:

  • Wound care centers
  • Diabetes education
  • Nutrition center
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Orthotics
  • Diagnostics and imaging services
  • Hybrid endovascular operating rooms
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery

To learn more about our limb preservation services, please contact the location nearest you.