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Comprehensive Wound Care

The Wound Healing Clinic at Yale New Haven Health, Saint Raphael Campus, provides compassionate, advanced care to anyone with a wound, whether minor, complex or chronic. We are committed to giving each individual specialized care with the goal of resuming a normal lifestyle with the best possible quality of life.

Our team

Our highly specialized and experienced team provides an integrated and comprehensive approach to patient care. We work with referring physicians to create an individual treatment plan specific to the patient and their wound. We provide complete assessment, treatment and education.

Our wound care experts include:

  • Physicians* and Physician Assistants (PA)
  • Surgeons
  • Certified wound nurses

* Physicians are board-certified in surgery, critical care, and podiatry with specializations in complex wounds and burns.

Types of wounds we treat

The team treats both old and new wounds, caring for those who have difficulty healing due to diabetes, poor circulation, vein disease, trauma, surgical incisions, infections, medications, radiation therapy and immobility. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Amputation stump wounds
  • Animal and insect bites
  • Burn and skin graft follow-up care
  • Diabetic wounds
  • Foot, heel and ankle wounds
  • Infected wounds
  • Lower leg swelling with wounds
  • Lymphedema related ulcers
  • Minor burns
  • Pressure sores
  • Radiation damaged skin, soft tissue or bone
  • Skin tears and hematomas (blood blisters)
  • Surgical wounds and incisions, which are slow to heal
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Vascular leg and foot wounds
  • Venous stasis ulcers


  • Assessment
  • Cleansing
  • Dressings and topical treatments
  • Wound care counseling
  • Care coordination with infectious disease specialists
  • Layered compression wraps
  • Topical therapies

We work closely with our Yale New Haven Health partners in order to provide patients with the highest quality care. At Bridgeport Hospital (and Milford campus), Greenwich Hospital and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is available to help the healing process of certain types of wounds.

Advanced Therapies

  • Antibacterial wound therapies
  • Debridement (removal of damaged tissue)
  • Negative pressure wound therapy

Coordinated Care, Clinical Expertise, Comprehensive Course of Treatment

We offer patients state-of-the-art technologies and clinical expertise. To ensure all aspects of care are considered, our team works with other specialists including:

  • Compression garment vendors (BH)
  • Diabetes management providers
  • Lymphedema therapy
  • Podiatrists
  • Vascular surgeons
  • Visting nurse agencies:
    Nurses, therapists, home health aides and social workers are dedicated to your stability and recovery at-home in coordination with your medical team.