The Banner – University Medicine Wound and Reconstruction Institute is comprised of providers from multiple specialties, including:
- Family practice
- Internal medicine
- Plastic/reconstructive surgery
In addition to our highly skilled professionals, the Banner – University Medicine Wound and Reconstruction Institute includes:
- Nationally certified support staff in the areas of wound care
- Ostomy care
- Wound ostomy resource team
- Hyperbaric medicine
- Clinical research specialists
- Wound-trained Registered Nurses & Medical Assistants
- Pressure ulcer performance improvement team
There are four centers within the Banner – University Medicine Wound and Reconstruction Institute. They include:
Each center provides highly specialized, coordinated, and value-based wound care via evidence-based clinical pathways and protocols. Our team at the Banner – University Medicine Wound and Reconstruction Institute will immediately assume care upon multiple inpatient and outpatient entry sites while helping each patient successfully navigate their care journey.
Yadwinder Dhillon, MD – Physician Executive Director; Center Director – Hyperbarics Medicine Center
Marc Gottlieb, MD, FACS – Center Director – Wound Care Center
Glenn Silverstein, DPM, DABFAS, FACFAS, CWS – Center Director – Limb Preservation Center
Vas Sabeeh, DO, FACS – Center Director – Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Center
At all of our Wound Centers, our care teams provide robust patient education during each visit while also instructing each patient and their support system on preventative maintenance and care for their highly individualized needs. Patient education is specifically crafted to the patient’s needs and preferred learning style.
The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner – University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials to support a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner – University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate in a study or trial. This means you’ll have access to new treatments, which may not yet be available to the public. We also offer cutting-edge research technology to help wounds heal faster.
There are many members of the Banner – University Medicine Wound and Reconstruction Institute who are faculty on resident, fellow and student rotations.
The care team members at Banner – University Medicine Wound and Reconstruction Institute have given multiple lectures each year regarding such related and diverse topics such as:
- Diabetic foot care management and complication prevention
- Wound ostomy management
- Dressing application
- Pressure ulcer prevention and management