Fort Hamilton Wound Center
Located on 1010 Cereal Avenue, in the heart of Hamilton Ohio. The Fort Hamilton Wound Center is an outpatient care center attached to The Fort Hamilton Hospital. The Fort Hamilton Wound Center specializes in hard to heal wounds and wounds that do not heal- such as Chronic non-healing wounds, abrasions, diabetic wounds, and pressure sores.
The Fort Hamilton Wound Center received The Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence 2017 award presented by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The qualifications for this award include 12 consecutive months with a patient satisfaction rate higher than 92 percent, and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent- within 30 median days to heal. The Fort Hamilton Wound Center went above and beyond with achieving these requirements.
In January of 2018, Chibuike Obioha became the new Medical Director for Wound healing at Fort Hamilton Hospital. After receiving his medical degree from The University of Port Harcourt College of Health Sciences in Nigeria, His Master of Public Health degree from The University of Iowa College of Public Health and completing his residency in general surgery from Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Obioha practices full-time in wound care and strives to lead the staff at The Fort Hamilton wound center with the opt most professionalism and care- and has been a great asset to our team.
Why should I choose The Fort Hamilton Wound Center?
You should choose the Fort Hamilton Wound Center because we are incredibly passionate about treating your wound with the most care. Our professional staff – such as doctors, nurses and physical therapists who have been trained in treating wounds acute and chronic. Fort Hamilton’s Wound Center’s number concern is helping you heal.
Why would I go to a Wound Center?
Wound centers specialize in hard to heal or non-healing wounds such as pressure sores, surgical wounds, radiation sores, and foot ulcers due to diabetes or poor blood flow. Wounds that have not started to heal in 30 days should be seen by a wound care professional.
What do to expect at a Wound Center?
Upon arriving, Fort Hamilton’s wound care team will check, examine, and measure your wound. They will determine why your wound is not healing and create a unique treatment plan for you. The most usual form of treatment is Debridement, which is the process of removing dead skin and tissue. To start healing, the dead skin around your wound typically needs to be removed. After Debridement, your wound care team will dress your wound and show you how to care for your wound between visits.
Physicians usually refer patients to wound centers, however, Fort Hamilton Wound center accepts walk-ins. Upon arriving for the first time, our team will evaluate your wound and create a unique treatment plan for you. Most general treatments are covered by Medicare/Medicaid, HMOs, and private insurance plans. Our caring Staff is here to help your hard to heal wounds heal.