Wound Healing Center

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

Our center is staffed with a team of specially trained providers, nurses and therapists all dedicated to healing chronic wounds. The causes of wounds can be complex and difficult to heal, and the team at the Wound Healing Center has the training and experience to handle your particular situation.

Some common indications for wound healing therapy include:

  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Venous Stasis Ulcers
  • Non-Healing Surgical Wounds, including Compromised Skin Grafts and Flaps
  • Complex Soft Tissue Wounds
    • Osteomyelitis
    • Osteoradionecrosis
    • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Trauma Wounds/Accident Injuries
  • Other chronic, non-healing wounds

With our caring staff and specialized treatment plans developed especially for you, the staff at the Jennie Stuart Wound Healing Center will get you back on your feet again.

Most of our treatments are covered by Medicare/Medicaid, HMOs, and other private insurance plans. We are experts at caring for people whose wounds have resisted traditional treatments. 

When to seek treatment for your wound?

You may want to seek treatment at the Wound Healing Center if:

  • You’ve had a wound that hasn’t healed within 30 days.
  • You have a surgical wound that has become infected.
  • You have a sore or wound with increasing pain, redness or swelling, foul odor, or a noticeable change in color.
  • Pus or cloudy fluid draining from the wound.
  • Fever or chills.
  • Wound is getting larger.
  • Wound has blisters, or turns black or brown.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

The Jennie Stuart Wound Healing Center features hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) which helps oxygen-dependent, wound-healing mechanisms in the body function more efficiently. While enclosed in a chamber at greater-than-normal atmospheric pressure, patients breathe pure oxygen, saturating their blood plasma and allowing it to carry from 15 to 20 times the normal amount of healing oxygen to the body’s tissues. While many wound patients won’t require HBO treatments, this state-of-the-art treatment helps heal many serious wounds.

Center of Distinction

The Wound Healing Center at Jennie Stuart Health has been recognized for excellence in wound healing. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services.

The Jennie Stuart Wound Healing was recently recognized with the Center of Distinction award for 2016.

Criteria for the award include:

  • Operational for a minimum of 12 months
  • Eligible centers: wound care only, HBO only or wound care/HBO programs
  • Excel in Key Performance Indicators (average for most recent calendar year)
  • Patient Satisfaction - Greater than or equal to 92%
  • Healing Rate - Greater than or equal to 91%
  • Outlier Rate - Less than or equal to 19%
  • Median Days to Heal - Less than or equal to 30

Thanks to Medical Director Gerame Wells, MD, FACS; the other providers who staff our weekday clinics; the center staff; and our clinical partner, Healogics™, we are proud to offer advanced wound care services within our community.


For more information or to schedule an appointment, call

(270) 886-6412

(270) 886-3349


   Aubrey Armstrong, MD, FACS

Aubrey Armstrong, MD, FACS
JSH Emergency Department
320 W. 18th Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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   Parth Shah, MD

Parth Shah, MD
JSH Hospitalist Program
320 W. 18th St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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   Pankajkumar Shah, MD

Pankajkumar Shah, MD
Chairman, Department of Medicine

JSH Hospitalist Program
320 W. 18th St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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   Gerame Wells, MD, FACS

Gerame Wells, MD, FACS
Chairman, Department of Surgery

Jennie Stuart Medical Group
1724 Kenton Street, Suite 2B
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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Misty Cook, APRN