Wound care treatment plan

Hyperbaric Medicine Board Certified Physicians

Why Physicians Refer Patients to The Center
for Wound Healing

The Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine® offers physicians the opportunity to collaborate with hyperbaric medicine specialists
in hospital integrated, UHMS Accredited wound care clinics in order to provide patients with proven
treatments and optimized outcomes.

Patient Care

When you refer your patient to the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine®
you don’t lose your patient, you gain a specialized
team dedicated to coordinated care. Your
focus can remain on primary treatment
modalities while we work together to develop
an adjunct HBOT treatment plan designed
to optimize your patient’s outcome.

HBOT Indications

These are approved indications for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and are typically covered by insurance.

This is not an exhaustive list. Consult your Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine®
specialist to discuss your patient’s specific needs.

The Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine® staff will assist your patients with securing insurance approval prior to the start of treatment.

  • Chronic, non-healing wounds
    (diabetic and ischemic ulcers)
  • Crush injuries / acute traumatic
  • Acute thermal burns
  • Compromised surgical grafts
    and flaps
  • Compartment syndrome
  • Refractory osteomyelitis
  • Idiopathic sudden sensorineural
    hearing loss
  • Clostridial myositis and
    myonecrosis (gas gangrene)
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infections
  • Arterial insufficiencies
    (including Peripheral Vascular
    Disease PVD)
  • Central retinal artery occlusion
  • Intracranial abscess
  • Delayed radiation injury
    (Osteoradionecrosis and soft
    tissue radionecrosis)
  • Severe anemia
  • Air or gas embolism
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Decompression sickness

HBOT Contraindications

The only absolute contraindication for Hyperbaric
Oxygen Therapy is an untreated pneumothorax. Chest
X-rays are required to rule out this condition
before treatment begins.


HBOT Applicability

Read HBOT Subspecialty Indications to learn more about which conditions can benefit from HBOT as an adjunct therapy to traditional specialized treatments.

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of Action

Read HBOT Mechanisms of Action for an overview of the mechanisms of hyperbaric oxygen and their benefits.

Supporting HBOT

See HBOT Research Literature to review clinical research and journal articles regarding HBOT treatment across a wide range of conditions and subspecialties.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Physician FAQ to review common questions medical professionals ask about HBOT treatment and patient referrals

Contact Us

Questions about how to refer your patients so they can benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment at a Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine® clinic? Contact us today.


*Some of these statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Further evidence is needed before mechanisms of action are fully understood and additional medical conditions are approved for HBOT treatment.