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.
~Evidence-based wound care treatment
~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
~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
“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