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The Wound Care Center of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System will soon be located at 169
Doctors Drive in Boone.



Originally published: 2013-01-02 15:33:21
Last modified: 2013-01-02 15:33:21

Wound Care Center moving to Doctors Drive

by Staff Reports

The Wound Care Center of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is relocating from its current home at Watauga Medical Center to 169 Doctors Drive in Boone. The expanded, updated space will offer patients a welcoming atmosphere and allow for ample parking and ease of access to the building.
  According to Toni Gault, director of post-acute services, the Wound Care Center will begin welcoming patients at the new location on Monday, Jan. 7.

The Wound Care Center of ARHS opened in fall 2010 to serve a growing need in the community for comprehensive, effective wound care for the residents of Watauga, Avery and Ashe, without having to travel off the mountain.

Accessed with a physician's referral, the Wound Care Center provides several therapeutic modalities to treat acute and chronic wounds including compression treatment, negative pressure wound therapy, wound irrigation and debridement. The Wound Care Center also provides Ostomy pre-op education, Stoma marking and post-op care and in the near future will be offering an ostomy support group.
  Harold Frazier Jr. is the medical director of The Wound Care Center.
 For more information about the services provided by the Wound Care Center, call (828) 262-9520.