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Wound Care Management

Wound Care Specialists

The wound care management team at the DeKalb Medical Comprehensive Wound Care Center is made up of a specialized group of wound care specialists and professionals that includes:

  • Physicians with advanced training in wound care management
  • Nursing staff trained in the care of chronic wounds
  • Technicians who perform non-invasive studies and various therapies
  • Experienced staff to assist with appointments, medical records and health insurance processing

Our wound care management staff also has access to a variety of consultants to assist each advanced wound care specialist in ensuring that all of your wound care needs are met. These consultants are medical experts in areas such as endocrinology, pain management, podiatry, internal medicine, physical therapy and nutrition. You are also an important part of the wound care management team, and we will instruct you on ways you can assist our wound care specialists in your own healing process.

Wound Care Management - Our Physicians

Our infectious disease specialists play the biggest role in healing your wound. At DeKalb Medical, we work directly with the physicians of Infectious Disease Specialists of Atlanta and Vascular Medicine and Surgery Specialists. This group of wound care specialists includes:

Milton Derrick Boden, M.D.

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University
Residency: Vanderbilt University
Internship: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Board Certified: Infectious Diseases, Wound Care and Internal Medicine
Leadership: Vice-Chief of Staff, DeKalb Medical at Downtown Decatur, 2010-present; Director, DeKalb Medical Comprehensive Wound Care Center, 2006-present; Chairman, Pharmaceutical & Therapeutics Committee, DeKalb Medical, 2005-present; President, Atlanta Chapter, Christian Medical & Dental Associations, 2006-present
Honors: Fellow, The College of Certified Wound Specialists; Recipient, Julius McCurdy Citizenship Award of the DeKalb Medical Society, 2009

Adam Matthew Bressler, M.D.

Fellowship: Microbiology: Emory University
Fellowship: Infectious Disease: Emory University
Residency: Duke University
Internship: Duke University
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Board Certified: Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Leadership: Director of Microbiology, Director of Infection Control and Epidemiology, DeKalb Medical; Director of Microbiology, Director of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Rockdale Medical Center
Honors: Voted “Top Doctor,” Infectious Disease, U.S. News & World Report, 2012 and Atlanta Magazine, 2011, 2012; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Robin Henry Dretler, M.D.

Fellowship: Emory University
Residency: St. Elizabeth’s Hospital of Tufts University
Internship: St. Elizabeth’s Hospital of Tufts University
Medical School: Tufts University
Board Certified: Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine
Leadership: Chief of Staff, DeKalb Medical, Vice-Chief of Staff, DeKalb Medical, 2007-2009 Chair, Department of Medicine, DeKalb Medical, 1996-1998; DeKalb Medical Committees: Credentials (Chair), Quality, Medical Education; Medical Chair, DeKalb Medical Foundation, 2006-Present; Medical Vice-Chair, DeKalb Medical Foundation, 2003-2005; President, DeKalb Medical Society 2006-2007, President, Infectious Disease Society of Georgia, 1984-1990
Honors: Fellow, Infectious Disease Society of America; Voted “Top Doctor,” Infectious Disease, U.S. News & World Report, 2012 and Atlanta Magazine 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Hieu Thi Nguyen, M.D.

Fellowship: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Residency: University Hospital of Jacksonville
Internship: University Hospital of Jacksonville
Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Board Certified: Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine
Leadership: Chief, Department of Medicine, DeKalb Medical at Downtown Decatur, 2010-present; Medical Co-director, Susan G. Komen 3-Day, 2011 and 2012
Honors: Voted "Top Doctor," Infectious Disease, Atlanta Magazine, 1998

Kellie Rose, M.D.

Fellowship: Emory University
Residency: Emory
Medical School: University of Missouri
Board Certified: Vascular Surgery

Anson Kwame Wurapa, M.D.

Fellowship: University of Rochester
Residency: Case Western Reserve University
Internship: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: State University of New York at Syracuse
Board Certified: Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine
Leadership: Chief, Department of Medicine, DeKalb Medical North Decatur, 2008-2010; Vice-Chief, Department of Medicine, 2006-2008, DeKalb Medical North Decatur; Chair, Quality Improvement Committee, Department of Medicine, DeKalb Medical North Decatur, 2008-2010; Secretary, Medical Staff, DeKalb Medical at Downtown Decatur; Member, Physician Hospital Organization Advisory Committee, DeKalb Medical

Team Specialists

It is possible that your wound may need to be surgically repaired. If so, the DeKalb Medical wound care specialists work with an excellent team of vascular surgeons. These include:

Kellie Rose, M.D. and William Rose, M.D.

2675 N. Decatur Road, Suite 410, Decatur, GA 30033
404.299.6488

Timothy Milner, M.D.

2675 N. Decatur Road, Suite 210, Decatur, GA 30033
404.501.7300

Your Primary Care Physician

Information regarding your wound care management, along with updated photos of your wound, will also be submitted by our wound care specialists to your referring physician on an ongoing basis. Your regular physician will always be an active member of the wound care management team, and you will remain under his or her care while being treated by the wound care specialists at the Comprehensive Wound Care Center.


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