Wound Care

We are open for patients at our newest Wound Center in Fresno!

We are specialized wound care physicians and medical staff with expertise in treating the complete range of wound types and skin concerns. We restore our patients’ quality of life with each healed wound!

  • Vascular/Ischaemic Ulcers
  • Surgical Ulcers
  • Traumatic Ulcers
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Osteomyelitis

In 2021…

We Healed

Pressure wounds in an average of 8 weeks.

We Healed

Wounds 30% faster than the national average

We Healed

95.98% of our patients’ wounds fully.

Doctor and Patient

We provide the full spectrum of wound care, including advanced therapies, such as: debridement, biopsies, skin scrapings, cryotherapy, destruction of tissue, skin substitutes, compression devices and more.

Our Mission

West Coast Wound Center is committed to providing high quality care to the patients we serve. We value the whole patient’s health, not just the wound. To achieve our goal, we have excellent standards for communication with the patients, are available and responsive to meet treatment needs, and prioritize training and preventative education for the medical teams with whom we work. Above all, we are constantly improving our services to run most effectively, compassionately, and professionally.

Wound Care

Venous Ulcers

Usually occur on the legs and are associated with discomfort, itching, and swelling. There could also be discolored or thickened skin surrounding the ulcer and it may yield a foul-smelling discharge.

Diabetic Ulcers

These develop on the foot of a person with diabetes due to repeated pressure from walking without normal sensation. The ulcers do not usually cause pain but can lead to additional issues.

Traumatic Injuries

Traumatic wounds are defined as acute (ripped or torn skin), cuts/lacerations, or puncture wounds (penetrating, stabbing, gunshot) which cause damage to the skin and underlying tissues.

Pressure Ulcers

Also known as “bedsores” or “pressure ulcers”, these develop after the affected skin area becomes starved by oxygen and nutrients due to bad circulation as pressure is blocking the flow of blood. Usually, people who are at the hospital start to develop a pressure ulcer as they are in a pro-longed position in bed for days without movement.

Surgical Wounds

A surgical wound is any incision that was made by a surgeon that has created wounds or not healed properly. A surgical wound can also be formed during plastic surgery procedures that includes a drain placed during surgery.

Burns

When heat is inflicted on the skin and causes severe damage. Burns can range from 1st to 4th degree. 1st-skin is red but not blistered. 2nd-blisters and some thickening. 3rd- widespread thickening and a leathery white appearance. 4th-most severe and burns to the bone.

Arterial (Ischemic) Ulcers

Caused by poor delivery of the blood depriving arteries, blood vessels and tissues of oxygen and forming an open wound. They’re characterized by a punched-out look usually in a round shape and well defined. The base of the wound typically does not bleed, and is yellow, brown, grey or black in color.

Cancerous Ulcers

These ulcers are caused by skin cancer or the spread of cancer from elsewhere.

Treatment

Telemedicine

Virtual medical care. If an urgent appointment is requested, videoconferencing is set up to meet and speak with your provider. You can easily ask questions and receive quality medical care.

Skin Grafting

A piece of organ, tissue from an animal and even from the placenta and is transplanted into the affected area. This causes blood vessels to grow from the tissue and bond the piece to the affected area.

Surgical Debridement

Removing damaged tissue to promote healing and prevent infection.

Biopsies

Definitive diagnostic test to evaluate the cause of the non-healing wound by removing a small piece of the tissue.

Cryotherapy

The infected area is treated by freezing the area, thereby, accelerating the body’s natural healing process, reducing inflammation, renewing skin and blood cells and reducing muscle and joint tenderness.

Compression Therapy

Adding pressure with wraps, contracting areas of restricted flow, allowing the veins to loosen. This loosening decreases venous pressure, reduces edema and aids the body in moving blood around.

By Appointment Only

Contact Us

3636 N. 1st St. Suite 142
Fresno, CA 93726
info@westcoastwoundcenter.com
www.westcoastwoundcenter.com

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri 9 am – 5 pm
Phone: (559) 825-1980
Fax: (559) 825-1981

Form Downloads

Initial Intake Form
Patient Care Form