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The Wound Center

Advanced Care for Wounds, Compassionate Healing for You.

Some wounds require special care to heal. For our patients with those needs, The Wound Center at Riverside offers complete Wound Care Program with many specialized treatments to promote and speed healing.

One of the most progressive treatments we offer is hyperbaric oxygen therapy - a very effective way to help the body repair wounds and fight infection. Our Wound Center is home to two state-of-the-art hyperbaric therapy chambers and our wound care team is trained in the delivery of this care to qualified patients. During this therapy, our team prepares the patient and assists them into the chamber. While in the chamber, the patient breathes pure oxygen for a short time while cradled comfortably in a special chamber pressurized to greater than sea level. This allows greater amounts of oxygen to be dissolved in the bloodstream and carried to body tissues in amounts large enough to improve healing. There is no discomfort, and patients rest, watch TV or sleep while they receive this care.

Types of Wounds Treated

The Wound Center will be treating a variety of patients whose wounds range widely. Types of wounds include:

  • Diabetic wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Gas gangarene
  • Burns
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Crush injuries
  • Arterial ulcers
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Compromised skin grafts/flaps
  • Osteoradionectrosis
  • Progressive nectrotizing infections
  • Cyanide poisoning
  • Gas embolism

Advanced Wound Care Services

The Wound Center at Riverside specializes in the latest comprehenisive care and treatments to promote and speed healing of wounds requiring special care. Our expert team of nurses and therapists, with over 35 years of combined wound care experience, assist patients in achieving successful healing and long-term outcomes. Our advanced would care services include:

Wound Care Specialists

Asima Hussaini, MD
Internal Medicine

Medical Education : Decan College of Medical Sciences
Residency : Advocate llinois Masonic Med Center

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Alyce Jackson, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehab

Medical Education : University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency : Rush-Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center

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David Beezhold, DO
Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

Medical Education : Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Fellowship : Rush-Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center
Residency : Rush-Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center

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Fabiola Espinoza, MD
Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Medical Education : Zulia University School of Medicine
Fellowship : Montefiore Medical Center

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Wound Center at Riverside The Wound Center at Riverside Medical Center
401 N. Wall Street, Suite LL02
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815-935-7260
Fax: 815-936-7378