Hyperbaric

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

After opening its doors in 2008, the Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Department voluntarily applied for the UHMS Clinical Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation Program. This department of CVH offers comprehensive resources for the treatment of patients with difficult, non-healing or chronic wounds.

CVH Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Department

Hyperbaric Indications:

  • Diabetic Wounds of the Lower Extremities
  • Preparation and Preservation of Compromised Skin Grafts
  • Crush Injury, Suturing of Severed Limbs and/or Compartment Syndrome
  • Acute Carbon Monoxide Intoxication
  • Actinomycosis (Bacterial Infection)
  • Chronic Refractory Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoradionecrosis
  • Soft Tissue Radionecrosis
  • Gas Gangrene
  • Acute Traumatic Peripheral Ischemia
  • Progressive Necrotizing Infections (Necrotizing Fasciitis)
  • Acute Peripheral Arterial Insufficiency
  • Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Enhancement of Healing in Selected Problem Wounds
  • Severe Anemia
  • Intracranial Abscess
  • Acute Thermal Burn Injury
  • Gas Embolism
  • Cyanide Poisoning
  • Decompression Illness

Being nationally accredited by the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Department ensures the highest level of training, safety and patient care. Although there are 1,000 recognized UHMS hyperbaric facilities nationwide, less than 10% have received accreditation. The UHMS is the primary professional organization that represents clinical hyperbaric medicine.