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The Wound Healing Center at Day Kimball Hospital provides specialized treatment to facilitate the healing of chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers, lower extremity venostasis ulcers, poorly healing surgical wounds, and chronically infected wounds. The Center is run by a staff of specially trained and certified wound care nurses under the supervision of a physician with special training in wound care.

Treatments include

  • state-of-the-art advanced wound care with special dressing applications
  • topical pharmaceutical compounds
  • negative pressure wound therapy (a therapeutic technique using a vacuum dressing)
  • pulsed lavage (mechanical hydrotherapy to irrigate wounds)
  • total contact casting (to treat diabetic foot ulcers)
  • and surgical and non-surgical debridement (removal of dead, damaged or infected tissue)

The Wound Healing Center collaborates with Day Kimball Healthcare’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, HomeCare, nutritionist, and other services as necessary.

Appointments at the Wound Healing Center require a referral and are by appointment only. Referrals may be made by primary care practitioners, hospital-based physicians and surgeons. Once a referral is made, patients may call the Center Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to schedule their first appointment. Appointments are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Billing and Payment Information

Billing for wound care services will come from Day Kimball Hospital. Please check with your insurance carrier for details about your specific coverage, copays, deductibles and any prior authorization requirements. If you have questions about your Day Kimball Hospital bill or need help paying for care, please contact our team of financial counselors. For more information visit our billing page.

Other Services Integrated with Wound Care

Primary Care
Surgical Care
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
In-Home Care

Related Areas of Interest

Specialty Care: Overview

Locations, Hours and Contact Information

Day Kimball Hospital
Ambulatory Care Unit
320 Pomfret Street
Putnam, CT 06260
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Phone: (860) 963-6350

Call for an appointment Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Appointments are scheduled on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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