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Acute and chronic wounds require expert care and attention. That’s why the team of experts at the Banner – University Medicine Plastic and Reconstruction Institute offers comprehensive, patient focused care to meet your specific needs. Whether your wound is the result of a traumatic injury, chronic illness or the side effect of treatment for another disease or condition, our team of specially-trained physicians, nationally-certified nurses, and leading physical and respiratory therapists can provide the most appropriate healing therapies for you.

Here you will find expert wound care with the greatest opportunity to improve your overall quality of life. We offer some of the most advanced techniques in modern wound care, with exceptional healing rates at our established and specialized wound centers.

There are four centers within the Banner – University Medicine Plastic and Reconstruction Institute. Our health care team coordinates patient care among these centers to ensure you receive the personalized care you need for healing.  The centers include:

For more information, contact the Plastic and Reconstruction Institute at its location at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix today:

1111 E. McDowell Road
 Phoenix, AZ 85006
Phone: (602) 839-6040
Fax: (602) 839-3411
Office hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Monday thru Friday 

  1. Your physician can refer you to one of our four Centers or you can make your appointment by contacting us directly at (602) 839-6040. 
  2. Before beginning your treatment, our team of physicians and nurses will thoroughly evaluate your wound and review your health and medical history.
  3. Tests may be conducted to help determine the cause of the condition leading to your symptoms. 
  4. The Plastic and Reconstruction Institute staff will work with you and your physician to help develop a treatment program based on your individual needs. Your progress will also be documented and adjusted in order to best meet your goals.

The Banner – University Medicine Plastic and Reconstruction Institute is comprised of providers from multiple specialties, including:

  • Vascular medicine which relates to the circulatory system of the body
  • Plastic/reconstructive surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Podiatry which focuses on foot and ankle care
  • Family practice
  • Internal medicine

In addition to our highly skilled physicians, the Banner – University Medicine Plastic and Reconstruction Institute includes:

  • Nationally certified support staff in the areas of wound care, including Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
  • Ostomy care
  • Wound ostomy resource team
  • Hyperbaric medicine which uses oxygen therapy for healing
  • Clinical research specialists
  • Wound-trained registered nurses & medical assistants
  • Pressure ulcer performance improvement team

To make an appointment with one of the specialists in the Plastic and Reconstruction Institute, please call (602) 839-6040


Institute Leadership:

  • Marc Gottlieb, MD, FACS – Center Director – Center for Wound Care and Wound Care Fellowship Director
  • Yadwinder Dhillon, MD – Center Director – Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Director, Community Integration
  • Glenn Silverstein, DPM, DABFAS, FACFAS, CWS – Head, Section of Podiatry, Center for Limb Salvage

Make an appointment:  (602) 839-6040



At all of our Centers, our care teams teach each patient and their support system about preventative maintenance and how to care for their wounds. Patient education is specifically crafted to the patient’s needs and preferred learning style.

The care team members at Banner – University Medicine Plastic and Reconstruction Institute give multiple lectures each year regarding such related and diverse topics as:

  • Diabetic foot care management and complication prevention
  • Wound ostomy management
  • Dressing application
  • Pressure ulcer prevention and management

To make an appointment with one of our specialists, please call (602) 839-6040