CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic expands wound care access with specialist in Jacksonville
Every year, chronic, non-healing wounds caused by diabetes, infection, poor circulation or other health conditions affect the lives of 3-5 million Americans. CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic is fighting this by making its award-winning care available to more people with the addition of Melissa Springmeyer, M.D. in Jacksonville.
“Wound care is an important part of health care in East Texas, from taking care of injuries to treating patients with chronic diabetes,” said Matthew Wylie, administrative director of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic in Jacksonville. “When wound care patients need routine care and sometimes intensive treatment. Having a highly-trained physician available is critically important – especially because for so many wound care patients, traveling to another clinic or another city can be extremely difficult.”
CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic is facing the challenges of providing needed wound care services in rural areas by expanding access to patients through the addition of Dr. Springmeyer and her years of service and wound care expertise.
“Our patients benefit from a comprehensive approach, including both non-surgical and surgical treatment options,” said Dr. Springmeyer. “This means that the Wound Care Center is regularly recognized for commitment to the highest performance standards in all aspects of wound care, including our team, our technology and our commitment to service and safety. CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System and CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic boast one of a small percentage of accredited facilities in the entire world. We are proud to be able to offer truly world-class care to the people of Northeast Texas.”
At CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Wound Care in Jacksonville, Dr. Springmeyer offers evaluation, consultation, debridement, and specialty dressing, including cellular and tissue-based products. Without the need for a doctor’s referral, patients can seek treatment for any chronic wound including diabetic ulcers, vascular ulcers, surgical wounds, pressure ulcers and burns.
“CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Wound Care provides evaluation and treatment for: infection, vascular/compression utilization, proper offloading, and optimized nutrition,” said Wylie. “It is a comprehensive and individualized approach to heal wounds quickly with advanced therapies.”
Dr. Springmeyer has served patients of CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System as a wound care physician in Tyler since 2015. She graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University before attending Texas Tech for medical school and completing her residency at Baylor Family Medicine in Garland. She is board-certified in Family Medicine, Hyperbaric Medicine and Problem Wound Management, and is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, the American and Texas Medical Associations, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Smith County Medical Society.
CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Wound Care in Jacksonville is conveniently located at 2026 S. Jackson Street.
To schedule an appointment, please call 903-541-4595 or for more information, visit christustmfjacksonville.org.
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