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Rochester General Hospital

RGH Wound Healing Center at St. Ann's

RGH Wound Healing Center at St. Ann's

About the RGH Wound Care Center at St. Ann’s

Wounds that take longer than 28 days to heal can be considered chronic and may be attributed to inadequate circulation, poorly functioning veins, lack of mobility, and underlying illnesses, all of which can result in a lowered quality of life.

Commitment to quality and compassionate care

When treating patients with wounds that do not respond to traditional care, our highly skilled and compassionate wound care treatment team is committed to providing the quality care that will lead to successful outcomes and an improved quality of life.

An important part of this quality care includes our patient evaluations. They are an essential component in the preparation of individualized and comprehensive treatment plans for our patients.

A comprehensive team of wound care specialists

Wound Care is designed to complement your physician's services and is comprised of a team of specially trained medical professionals that include:

  • Physicians with advanced training in wound care
  • Nursing staff trained in the care of chronic wounds
  • Technicians conducting non-invasive studies, evaluations, and therapies
  • Case Managers to oversee every aspect of a patient's treatment
  • Experienced and courteous staff members to assist with appointments, medical records, and health insurance processing

Our wound care experts coordinate care with primary care providers, PT/OT, home care agencies, diabetes care & resource centers, DME suppliers, nursing home staff, and medical specialists including podiatry vascular, and plastic surgery, to ensure patients receive holistic patient-centered care.

Advanced Care for Complex Wounds  

The Rochester General Wound Healing Center, an alliance with St. Ann’s Community, provides outpatient care for wounds resulting from conditions including:

  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Venous ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Non-healing surgical wounds/ traumatic ulcers
  • Pyoderma
  • Calciphylaxis
  • Fistulas
  • Ostomies – colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy
  • Peristomal skin issues

Any wound that has not started to heal in two weeks, or is not completely healed in four weeks, may benefit from our evidence-based, wound management. Our care includes:

  • Physical therapy and/or occupational therapy
  • Compression therapy
  • Debridement
  • Total contact casting
  • Negative-pressure wound therapy
  • Cellular tissue products and skin substitutes
  • Laboratory evaluation
  • Nutritional management
  • Pain management
  • Diabetic education
  • Radiology examinations
  • Specialized dressings
  • Offloading footwear
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Ongoing communication and collaboration to keep you and your physician informed

We're here to help

If you suffer from a chronic or non-healing wound, please ask your physician about our outpatient Wound Center, or please contact us directly at (585) 922-HEAL (4325) to schedule an appointment for an assessment. Our center is conveniently located and offers free parking and easy patient access. We look forward to helping you.

Street Address

1500 Portland Avenue, St. Ann's Community Campus
Rochester, NY 14621

Get Directions

Located in the Rochester General Hospital Building

Phone Number

Phone Number: (585) 922-HEAL (4325)

General Hours

  • Monday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Our Wound Care Providers