Wound Care Services

For most people, dealing with a problem wound can be difficult and frustrating. Non-healing wounds that are a result of trauma, surgery, complications with diabetes or pressure ulcers, often require an aggressive multidisciplinary team approach. Dedicated to restoring health and mobility to patients living with a persistent wound, The Wound Care Center of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System offers that multidisciplinary team approach necessary to help you heal. Paul S. Dagher, MD of Watauga Surgical Group serves as the Medical Director of The Wound Care Center.

Ostomy Services

  • Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse
  • Pre-operative Education
  • Post-Operative Education
  • Stoma Marking

Wound Treatments

  • Total Contact Casting
  • Compression Treatment
  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  • Wound Irrigation and Debridement
  • Therapeutic Wound Care Modalities
  • Skin Grafts

Other Services

  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Diagnostic Testing and Lab Services

The Wound Care Center

Watauga Medical Center, 3rd floor
336 Deerfield Road
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 262-9520
Fax: (828) 262-9524

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Our healing rates are 23% higher than the national average for similar U.S. wound care centers

  • The Wound Care Center 68% 68%
  • National Average * 45% 45%

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Questions frequently asked about wound care

How long does each visit take? First evaluation takes 1 1/2 to 2 hours depending on the type of wound or ostomy care. The subsequent visits usually will take 30 minutes to an hour. Why is a special center for treating wounds beneficial?  It requires specialized knowledge to ensure optimal…

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