We're Here to Help

Our team of doctors, nurse practitioners and nurses provide the latest treatments available to promote healing of chronic wounds and help patients recover as quickly as possible.

Joseph Lemmons DO
Emergency Medicine
Axel Ruiz-Tellez MD
Family Medicine

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  • Oxygen therapy to help wounds heal more quickly.
    • Sports injuries are common daily occurrences in the US. Most sports injuries are due to either traumatic injury or overuse of muscles or joints.

    • Prevention is the key to fighting many infectious diseases.

    • Exposing a wound to 100 percent oxygen can speed the healing process.

    • Because of poor blood circulation, wounds of all kinds heal slowly and are easily infected.

    • A scar is the body's natural way of healing and replacing lost or damaged skin.

    • Tetanus is an acute, sometimes fatal, disease of the central nervous system.

    The Wound Care Center

    The Wound Care Center provides specialized wound care treatment to both inpatients and outpatients as well as IV Therapy. We also offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy to assist in the healing of problem wounds. The following are some of the wounds we are currently treating with hyperbaric oxygen therapy:

    • Necrotizing soft tissue infections (some spider bites, including Brown Recluse)
    • Osteomyelitis (refractory)
    • Delayed radiation injury (soft tissue and bone necrosis)
    • Grafts and skin flaps
    • Thermal burns
    • Crush injury, compartment syndrome and other acute ischemia
    • Exceptional anemia
    • Intracranial abscess
    • Clostridial myositis and myonecrosis (gas gangrene)
    • Enhancement of healing in selected problem wounds

    Hours of operation:

    Monday through Friday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    For further information, please call The Wound Care Center at (239) 368-4561 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

    Specialized Care for Non-Healing Wounds

    Lehigh Regional Medical Center’s wound care specialists offer advanced care and treatment for acute and chronic wounds. Our wound care professionals employ the latest treatment options, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and provide valuable education to ensure proper care throughout the healing process. Our individualized care is designed to alleviate pain and discomfort and promote healing.

    Contact Us
    Lehigh Regional Medical Center
    1500 Lee Blvd. Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
    (239) 369-2101