Wound Care

Wound care

Wound Expertise At The University Of Miami

Robert KirsnerUnder the direction of Dr. Robert Kirsner, the University of Miami Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery is home to one of the largest and most well-established Wound Centers in the country.

We provide state-of-the-art care for wound patients and are also the center for many cutting-edge clinical trials and animal studies. These investigations involve the use of new pharmaceuticals, unique dressing and delivery systems, bioengineered tissues and stem cells. The department’s wound healing program offers complete diagnostic and therapeutic care for the treatment of leg ulcers and other chronic refractory wounds. A state-of-the-art out-patient wound healing facility is augmented with the adjuvant inpatient care. Offered are a variety of treatments including medical, surgical and physical therapy, hyperbaric oxygen, hydrotherapy, electrical stimulation, physical modalities for healing, tissue-engineered skin therapy and skin grafting.

In addition, an active clinical trial program studying new wound healing therapies is available for selected candidates.

We also offer a unique Wound Dermatopathology Service for clinicians.

To schedule an appointment with a wound care physician, please call 305-689-5808.