Wound and Vascular Center

Wound AND VASCULAR Center 

Johnson Memorial Health

New Location
Former Emergency Department Entrance
Building 1125 W
1125 West Jefferson Street
Franklin, IN 46131

Patients can park in front of Building 1125 W and enter through the entrance in front of the building.

The Wound and Vascular Center offers you access to state-of-the-art outpatient clinical wound care. We specialize in advanced wound care, using a variety of clinical treatments, therapies and support services to treat chronic wounds. Our physician-driven, multidisciplinary approach to outpatient wound care has a superior success rate in facilitating the healing process.

Honored for Excellence

Johnson Memorial Health's Wound and Vascular Center has been named a recipient of the Center of Distinction award by Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. 


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A patient with a wound that has not begun to heal in two weeks or is not completely healed in six weeks may benefit from our proven, best-practice methodologies. Some indications for wound therapy include:

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

Treatment Focus 

The Center’s comprehensive wound care 

utilizes the latest clinical tools and traditional clinical practices. Your individualized treatment plan may include:

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)
  • Wound dressings
  • Bio-engineered skin grafting
  • Compression therapy
  • Prescription growth factors
  • Debridement
  • Edema management
  • Non-invasive vascular assessment
  • Negative pressure wound therapy

The Growing Need for Wound Care

Each year, there are 1.1 million to 1.8 million new cases and approximately 8 million Americans suffering from chronic wounds. Compelling statistics include:

  • 29.1 million Americans — 9.3 percent of the population — have diabetes
  • 26.9 percent of people over 65 have diabetes
  • 15 percent of all diabetics will develop chronic wounds
  • Patients with diabetes have a ten-fold increase in the risk of amputation — approximately 70,000 diabetics will undergo amputation this year
  • More than 2 million Americans suffer from venous ulcers
  • Acute care pressure ulcer prevalence averages 14 percent

While these numbers show the tremendous need for wound care, there is hope. Studies have shown that wound care treatment facilities have reduced amputation rates and shortened hospital stays.

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Our Wound Care Team

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Gaston Dana, DO

Internal Medicine

Picure of Amy Dippel, NP

Amy Dippel, NP

Wound Care

Our Vascular Care Team

About Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The JMH Wound and Vascular Care Center features Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) to treat some medical conditions. The treatment takes place in a chamber that you can see out of while laying on a stretcher inside the chamber. You can watch TV or a movie. The chamber is pressurized. You breathe 100 percent oxygen. Your blood carries the extra oxygen to your injured area.


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