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The Heart Hospital provides for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of complex chronic wounds through a wide range of approaches, with specialty focus on limb preservation and hyperbaric therapy. Our highly skilled chronic wound care team cares for more than your wound; they tailor a multidisciplinary approach in a five-star environment in order to promote healthy wound healing and help improve your quality of life.

A non-healing wound, also called a chronic wound, is a sore that has not begun to heal within two weeks. These wounds may be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
  • Burns
  • Decubitus or pressure ulcers
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Gangrene
  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Obesity
  • Peripheral artery disease and other vascular diseases
  • Radiation exposure
  • Skin irritations
  • Surgery or trauma
  • Venous stasis

​Why The Heart Hospital?

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano treats chronic wounds affected by a variety of disorders using evidence-based, advanced adjunctive wound therapies. Our innovative outpatient facility offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy for non-healing wounds as well as advanced treatment approaches for Charcot foot. A multidisciplinary team, including vascular surgeons, hyperbaric therapy and wound specialists, podiatric foot and ankle surgeons, and specialty nurses, works closely with you and your physician to develop the best approach to your wound healing issue.

The specialists on the medical staff in our Comprehensive Wound Center using a wide range of treatment for chronic wound approaches and services, including:

  • Comprehensive wound elevation and individualized treatment plans
  • Compression dressings
  • Doppler evaluation and vascular testing
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Limb preservation
  • Manufactured (bio-engineered) tissue graft application
  • Negative pressure wound therapy (wound vacuum assisted closure or VAC)
  • Referral for rotational flap closures and post procedure care
  • Referral for skin grafts and post procedure care
  • Transcutaneous oxygen monitoring
  • Wound care and debridement

Main phone number: 469.814.3278  469.814.3278 (HEART)

1.877.814.4488  1.877.814.4488 Toll-free

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