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Does your child suffer from chronic or hard-to-heal wounds?
At UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, we provide complete, patient-centered treatments to help your child's wounds heal.
A chronic wound is any injury to the skin that doesn't heal.
These wounds can result from:
Our experts may be able to help if your child's wound hasn't healed:
We offer expertise in helping children overcome nonhealing wounds with great results and success in preventing recurrence. We pride ourselves on helping kids with any type of wound, even complex wounds or ones that have failed treatment elsewhere.
The Wound Care Clinic at UPMC Children’s Hospital offers specialized treatment that begins with a thorough assessment asking:
The assessment may include a:
From these tests, our doctors learn vital information about your child’s blood flow and tissue oxygenation. We also find out if an infection is complicating the healing process.
After this assessment, a doctor designs a treatment plan based on those results.
Your child's wound care plan may include one or more of the following:
The Wound Care Clinic at UPMC Children’s partners with many specialists to diagnose, treat, and heal your child's wound.
Our team of wound care experts includes:
Our team closely follows the wound healing process and informs your family doctor of your child's care plan and progress.
To learn more or make an appointment with our wound specialists, call 412-692-8622.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Support the hospital by making a donation online, joining our Heroes in Healing monthly donor program, or visiting our site to learn about the other ways you can give back.