Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
For chronic and non life-threatening conditions, Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) therapy, when applicable, can be another tool added to the medical and surgical care you receive at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center from your team of caregivers.
For certain emergency and/or life-threatening conditions listed, Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy may be the primary form of treatment for positive outcomes. (What to expect during treatment).
Extensive studies and experience show the powerful effect of using oxygen under pressure, which turns it into a form of medication. The expert team at Banner Good Samaritan is well-versed in delivering the best care and the best outcomes possible with this form of treatment.
Both inpatient and outpatient treatment is available under the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy program at Banner Good Samaritan for eligible diagnoses. These include:
- Air or gas embolus (bubbles)
- Carbon monoxide or cyanide poisoning
- Decompression illness (diving accidents)
- Necrotizing infections (flesh-eating conditions)
- Soft tissue radionecrosis (tissue injured by radiation)
- Osteoradionecrosis (bone injured by radiation)
- Preparation or mechanical complication of flaps and grafts
- Osteomyelitis (bone infections)
- Crush injuries
- Thermal burns or severe anemia
- Non-healing wounds that meet criteria
- Certain diabetic foot wounds
- Acute arterial ischemia (loss of blood flow)
- Sudden senorineural hearing loss
The Hyperbaric Medicine Center is located inside the Banner Good Samaritan campus in the Rehabilitation Institute building. It can be accessed from the main tower of Banner Good Samaritan.
1012 E. Willetta St.
Phoenix AZ 85006
Scheduling: (602) 839-6040
Banner Good Samaritan strictly follows Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society guidelines and published treatment tables. The Hyperbaric Medicine Center is involved in community outreach and formal research opportunities.
The program accepts patients (including infants and children) in emergency or life or limb-threatening conditions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.