When a wound from an accident, disease or infection isn’t healing properly, proper wound care can save life and limb.
Five million Americans will suffer from chronic wounds this year, with circulation problems and diabetes being the most common culprits of these injuries. Because of the remarkable need for wound care treatment, Sumner Regional Medical Center created the Sumner Wound Care Center to serve our community's needs.
Our Wound Care providers: C. Graham Frazier, DPM (Podiatrist), R. Brandon Mewbourne, MD, FACS (General Surgeon), Brian Reed, MD (General Surgeon), Amanda Barton, FNP. Not pictured Haroon Khan, MD (Infectious Disease)
has a family member with a chronic wound. People living with diabetes, heart disease or a vascular disorder may be more likely to develop a chronic wound.
reported delaying medical appointments during the pandemic. And now, these delays in care have been associated with a 50 percent increase in amputations.
are living with a chronic wound. Wound care centers like Sumner Wound Care offer improved healing through advanced treatments.
While wound care is a relatively new field of medicine, it is a much-needed program that is quickly gaining ground. SRMC's program has seen patients come for treatment from as far away as Cookeville and Ashland City. General Surgeon Brandon Mewbourne, MD, serves as medical director of the program.
Sumner Wound Care is made up of a team of professionals that includes: