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Wound Services

At South Texas Skin and Wound, we offer a variety of wound services.

  • Negative Pressure-Assisted Wound Closure

  • Application of Skin Substitutes to promote healing

  • Debridement to Remove Infected Tissue

  • Compression Therapy

  • Wound Care evaluation, diagnostics with ongoing assessments and treatment

  • Specialty Wound Dressings

  • Wound cultures, Debridements, and Biopsies

  • Treatment of wound, skin and bone infections including antibiotic therapy or coordination with ID Specialist

  • Patient and family education to improve outcomes and minimize Re-Occurrences

  • Pressure Off-Loading Device Recommendations

  • Nutrition assessment and treatment

Wound Conditions

Type of Wounds We Treat

  • Chronic non-healing wounds

  • Diabetic ulcers

  • Inflammatory ulcers

  • Ischemic / arterial ulcers

  • Non-healing surgical wounds

  • Traumatic wounds – Subacute / Chronic

  • Venous ulcers

  • Pressure ulcers

  • Diabetic foot ulcers

  • Surgical wounds

  • Wounds caused by infection

Acute Burns of large size or on hands, digits, feet, or genitalia or in people with comorbidities should be seen at a specialized burn center.
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