Outpatient wound clinic
We are now located right on campus.
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 W. Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306
Phone: (602) 865-2230
Fax: (602) 865-4638
Banner Thunderbird Wound Care Clinic is dedicated to providing high-quality care for patients with a variety of wounds. We have been servicing wound patients since 2006.
We have a multidisciplinary team that includes board-certified physicians and highly trained registered nurses who use safe and advanced therapies to customize your treatment plan. We specialize in complex cases, but also understand that the size of the wound does not determine its severity.
Types of wounds that can be treated at Banner Thunderbird:
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Venous ulcers and vein disorders
- Arterial ulcers and blood flow disorders
- Pressure Ulcers
- Autoimmune and/or inflammatory wounds
- Atypical or cancerous wounds
- Infected wounds
- Surgical or traumatic wounds
- Abdominal fistulas
- Chronic, non-healing wounds
- Debridement (to remove dead tissue from the wound)
- Education on how blood sugars (and nutrition**) can affect wound healing
- Management of swelling with specialized wraps and stockings to promote wound healing
- Treatment with advanced wound care products
- Total Contact Casts to take pressure off your foot wound
- Management of medications used to treat your wound
- Education on nutrition and its impact on wound healing **
- Referrals for tests that may help diagnose your wound
Banner Thunderbird’s wound care program, realizes that there are many factors that can influence the care of your wound. These include the management of underlying diseases, social issues including home support and transportation. We will work with you to identify these barriers and assist with finding solutions to promote the best outcomes.
What can I expect on my first visit?
Your specialized care will begin with our clinical staff gathering your health history. Your wound will be assessed by a team, including one of our highly trained physicians, who specializes in wound care.
Once your treatment plan is established, your team of registered nurses will guide you through the wound healing process. This includes teaching you how to care for your wound, obtaining supplies, coordinating tests and communicating with the rest of your health care team.
Please complete the following forms to your best ability and bring to your visit:
- Health History
- Patient form
- Medication List –always keep the staff updated on medication changes
- Name, Address, and phone number of your current pharmacy
If you or someone you know is dealing with a non-healing wound, call us at(602-865-2230).