Hospital Highlight - Wound Care Center



When to call the Wound Care Center


If someone has a wound that has not begun to heal within four weeks or is not completely healed in six weeks, they may benefit from the proven, best-practice methodologies at the Wound Care Center.

Some of the indications for wound therapy include:

•  Neuropathic ulcers
•  Pressure ulcers
•  Ischemic ulcers
•  Venous insufficiency
•  Traumatic wounds
•  Surgical wounds
•  Vasculitis
•  Peristomal skin irritations
•  Burns
•  Other chronic, non-healing wounds


Wound Care Services

  • Surgical and Non-Surgical Debridement

  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

  • Application of Advanced Biological Skin Substitutes

  • Multilayer Compression Wraps Total Contact Casting

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

  • Other advanced therapies and dressings

St. Elizabeth's Wound Care Center works with many departments in the hospital to offer an interdisciplinary approach to healing. Some of these areas include infectious care management, physical therapy, occupational therapy, labratory evaluation, nutritional management, pain management, diabetic education and radiology.

Contact Us

For more information or to schedule an appointment or evaluation call 618-234-2120. Patients may be seen with or without a physician's referral.



Office Hours:

Monday- Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Women’s Health News

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 April 15, 2022

HSHS St. Elizabeth's Wound Care Center recognizes National Foot Health Awareness Month


Wound Care Center recognized for Clinical Excellence

 April 14, 2022

HSHS St. Elizabeth's Wound Care Center recognized for clincial excellence in patient satisfaction and healing rates


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 February 24, 2020

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