Wound Care Center FAQ’s

If you or a loved one suffers from a chronic, non-healing wound, you may have some questions about treatment at the Grand View Wound Care Center. This page is designed to help you learn more about us and how we can help you.

You may also call the Wound Care Center at 215-453-3360 with any questions.

What Causes Non-Healing Wounds? Chronic and non-healing wounds can result from a number of factors, including:

Poor circulation
Vascular disease

Who Needs Wound Care?
There are a variety of circumstances in which a person may need wound care. They include, but are not limited to:

Ulcers (pressure, diabetic, neuropathic or ischemic)
Surgical wounds
Peristomal skin irritations
Soft tissue radionecrosis
Preservation of compromised skin grafts and flaps
Crush injury/acute traumatic peripheral ischemia
Progressive necrotizing infections (necrotizing fasciitis)
Traumatic wounds

How Do I Get Help from the Wound Care Center?
You may call the Grand View Wound Care Center directly or be referred by your doctor. To make an appointment, call 215-453-3360.

Does This Mean I Have to Change Doctors?
No, not at all. In fact, the Grand View Wound Care Center team works with your physician in the same way we would with any medical specialist. We keep your doctor informed on all aspects of your treatment with frequent progress reports. While you’ll be receiving treatment for your wound from us, you’ll continue to receive all of your routine care from your physician.

Does Insurance Cover Wound Care Treatment?
Many health plans cover Wound Care Center treatments. We can help you determine what your specific plan covers.

What Can I Expect at My First Appointment at the Wound Care Center?
The first appointment consists of:

An in-depth assessment by our wound care team
A review of your medical history
Blood tests or additional tests if needed
Recommendations from our team on your treatment plan
Please bring your medical records, insurance card, a list of all medications you are taking, and a list of allergies you may have to the first appointment. Expect to spend several hours at the Center.

Will the Grand View Wound Care Center Help Me Prevent Future Wounds?
Yes. The Wound Care Center not only uses among the most advanced therapies available for healing, we also help eliminate recurring wounds by addresses the underlying cause of wounds such as:

Ill-fitting shoes
Lack of exercise
Where is the Grand View Wound Care Center Located?
We are located at the Grand View Hospital Outpatient Center at Sellersville,located just off Route 309 in Sellersville.