Wound Care

Outpatient Wound Care and Hyperbaric Physicians
Dr. Patrick Thompson and Dr. Tiffany Ward


Rio Grande Hospital’s Wound Care provides advanced wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to help your wounds heal. We work with your primary physician to begin your healing process.

“Hyperbaric oxygen therapy provides the San Luis Valley and surrounding community’s residents with the most advanced option for our wound care patients.” ~Tiffany Ward, MD

Phone: 719-657-3277
Fax: 719-657-3278

We Offer:

~Evidence-based wound care treatment
~Innovative technologies
~Specialized clinical staff with advanced training and expertise in wound care
~A personalized care plan customized for each patient
~Open and ongoing communication with primary and referring physicians Compassionate and friendly staff

Types of Wounds:

~Diabetic foot ulcers
~Pressure ulcers
~Arterial ulcers
~Venous ulcers
~Traumatic wounds
~Post-surgical wounds
~Soft tissue radionecrosis

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)?

HBOT is the administration of 100 percent oxygen in a pressurized environment. The combination of added pressure and oxygen significantly increases the amount of oxygen in the bloodstream and offers the following benefits:
~Preservation of injured tissue
~Delivery of oxygen to injured tissue
~Faster healing rates
~Improved control of certain infections
~Growth of new blood vessels

Wound Care Nurse Justine Bitler
Wound Care LPN Kourtney Zamarripa


Call Yonevea today for more information
or to set up your appointment

Mission: With a smile and a helping hand, we provide quality care and service to our communities.

Vision: We will distinguish ourselves as the trusted healthcare destination.
We will provide compassionate healthcare and advocate wellness through innovative access, preventive medicine,
and collaborative partnerships within our diverse community.


Rio Grande Hospital

310 County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2510
Open: 24/7

Creede Family Practice

802 Rio Grande
Creede, CO 81130
Tel: 719-658-0929

Rio Grande
Hospital Clinic

310C County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2418

Monte Vista Medical Clinic & Pharmacy

1033 2nd Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Tel: 719-852-8827
Pharmacy Tel: 719-628-0533

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic at South Fork

52 Jackson Street
South Fork, CO 81154
Tel: 719-873-5494