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Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Medicine

Wounds and Injuries can be caused by accidents, falls, hits, diseases such as diabetes or peripheral arerial disease.
Such wounds often present with pain in the affected area, swelling,  
bruising, bleeding, rupture of vital organs.
Treatment depends on the type, cause and depth of the wound.

Minor wounds heal on their own and do not require treatment but depending on the types of injury and the extent – slow or non-healing wounds can be primarily or secondarily life-threatening.


Chronic wound care treatment calls for

physicians and staff who are extensively


Premier Valley's partnership with

Good Samaritan Wound Center allows

quick access to those highly trained providers

at our Aldrin court location. 

Good Samaritan Wound care is under

the leadership of

Dr. Kapadia and Teresa Brown LVN.

Your medical provider can request 

 authorization from your health insurance.

Most appointments can be scheduled within

a couple of days of authorization

and request being received by our office.

Kern Health system members do not require

prior authorization for evaluations,

we can submit plan of care and request

for authorization on your behalf

for any future visits.

Arterial ulcers
Diabetic ulcers
Post-op wounds
Bone infection (osteomyelitis)
Chronic skin tears or lacerations
Circulatory problems / pressure sores
Failing or compromised skin or muscle grafts or flaps
Post-operative infections
Radiation burns
Slow-healing surgical wounds

Adults with diabetes undergo amputation due to non-healing wounds every year.

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy,

who would benefit from this therapy?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy delivers higher levels of oxygen to the body in a controlled environment. Ultimately, this process helps fight bacteria, stimulates healthy cells, and enhances your body’s natural
healing process.


Candidates Include:
Diabetic wounds of the lower extremities
Bone Infections (Osteomyelitis)
Complications from radiation exposure
Insufficient oxygen to tissue
Blood flow interrupted by trauma
Crush injuries and suturing of severed limbs
Reservation of compromised skin grafts   
Soft tissue radio-necrosis

Please call for more information or to set up your consultation.

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