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Wound Center

Managing a chronic wound can be challenging for you and your family. The Vanderbilt Wound Center provides care for wounds that have not responded to treatment or need specialized care. We bring together specialists from several medical and surgical specialties to ensure that you receive the expert attention you deserve. Our team provides compassionate care using reliable, time-tested approaches while also embracing cutting-edge therapies. We can also help you navigate insurance systems to get you the care and supplies you need to heal.

Conditions We Treat

We treat chronic wounds that have not healed with other treatments, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Mark D. Iafrati

Mark D. IafratiMD

    Advanced Wound Care, Carotid Disease, Diabetic Leg and Foot Ulcers, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Varicose Veins, Vascular Surgery
William Lineaweaver

William LineaweaverMD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn Surgery, Advanced Wound Care, Hand Surgery, Peripheral Nerve, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery
Sherene A. Marsh

Sherene A. MarshAPRN

    Advanced Wound Care, Wound Care
Dawn M. Masternick

Dawn M. MasternickDPM

    Adult Orthopaedics, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Podiatry
Adele P. Willis

Adele P. WillisPA-C

    Foot and Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedics, Podiatry
Lax Bhandari

Lax BhandariMD

    Fractures, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedics, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Peripheral Nerve, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dora Jorgali

Dora JorgaliMSN, FNP

    Aesthetics, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Brianna L. McKenney

Brianna L. McKenneyPA

    Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
John B. Summitt

John B. SummittMD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn, Aesthetics, Burn, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Wesley P. Thayer

Wesley P. ThayerMD, PhD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn, Aesthetics, Burn, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Why Choose the Vanderbilt Wound Center

  • health, circle, cross, Comprehensive care
    Comprehensive care

    We care for patients through diagnosis, treatment, surveillance, education and research. From the most simple to the most complex treatment, we provide a full range of options to address your specific needs and preferences.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team includes physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses and medical assistants. We listen to your story, review your records, examine your wounds and consider your whole body to provide a comprehensive plan to help you heal.

  • goal, specialized, individualized, customized, Personalized care
    Personalized wound care

    Choosing the best wound care product for you depends on several factors which can change in an individual patient over time. We use a variety of products that address the needs of every patient. From a simple bandage, to a variety of gauze, foam, alginate, or collagen products to the newest cellular and tissue-based products (CTPs), we provide what you need for every stage of the wound healing process. We also track your wound with photos and measurements at each visit to monitor your response to treatment and adjust as necessary to move you along your journey to healing.

  • caduceus, Depth of expertise, excellent outcomes
    Experts in wound prevention and treatment

    In addition to healing your current wound, we look for correctable causes of wounds so we can help prevent the next one. We treat and help prevent wounds caused by diabetes, poor circulation or sensation, foot problems and excess pressure on the body. Often, multiple issues combine to create unique challenges. Our team provides you with expert advice and treatments, including nutritional support, medications, therapeutic dressings and devices, and advanced surgical treatments.

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    Advanced care

    As part of an academic medical center, we are leaders in caring for the most complex conditions. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, advanced treatment available.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of wound care products and surgical and non-surgical treatment options, including:

  • Arterial interventions (including stenting or bypass)
  • Cellular and tissue-based products (CTPs)
  • Compression wraps and stockings
  • Dressings (including bandages, foams and alginate and collagen products)
  • Infection management
  • Medication management
  • Nutritional support
  • Pneumatic compression


1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3701
Nashville, TN 37232
112 Airport Business Park Road, Suite E
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Today's hours:7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.