Beauregard Health System and The Wound Treatment Center are pleased to announce their collaboration on a new facility and expansion of wound care services at Beauregard Health System in DeRidder, LA. The new center will offer state of the art, advanced wound care and access to other wound care services, such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy, available through the affiliation with The Wound Treatment Center at Opelousas General Health System. The Beauregard Health System Wound Healing Center will begin seeing patients mid-December at the new location.
The new clinic will be operated by Tracy Winkley, PT, CWS, CLT, of Beauregard Health System, with Dr. Kerry Thibodeaux, MD FACS CWCP serving as Medical Director. Winkley, a native of DeRidder, has a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy and is a Certified Wound Specialist, as well as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She has served the community and surrounding areas with comprehensive, quality wound care for over 15 years. Dr. Thibodeaux is a General and Vascular Surgeon based in Opelousas. He is also a Certified Wound Specialist Physician and is the Medical Director and founder of The Wound Treatment Center and The Wound Treatment Center Consulting, LLC. Dr. Thibodeaux, an internationally renowned wound care expert, is a frequent contributor to international wound care publications, serves on a variety of corporate advisory boards, and is a frequent lecturer on advanced wound care and the TWTC protocol across the United States.
The Beauregard Health System Wound Healing Center will continue to offer advanced wound care to patients with acute and chronic wounds of all types and, with the expansion, will be the first in the region to offer advanced skin tissue therapies, total contact casting, access to hyperbaric oxygen therapy and more. Patients with any type of acute or chronic wound may call the center to make an appointment or may be referred by a physician.
For more information on the new Beauregard Health System Wound Healing Center, call 337.462.8592.