Texas Health Rockwall introduces director at Wound Care Center

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 13, 2014) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall is pleased to introduce Dr. Kaustubh Mestry as the director of the wound care and hyperbaric medicine center.  Dr. Mestry has extensive experience treating patients, including those with very complicated and difficult to treat wounds.

“We are excited about the expansion of our wound care center, especially as the need for these services has increased. With the commitment Dr. Mestry brings to his patients, we are confident they will notice a substantial benefit from his treatment plans,” said Lance Holmes, Senior Director of Business Development at Texas Health Rockwall.

Dr. Mestry is certified through the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine and is also board certified in family medicine. He completed fellowships in wound care/hyperbaric medicine and geriatric medicine through the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

“I am excited to serve Rockwall and the surrounding communities partnering with patients, care providers and members of the healthcare community to offer advanced wound care therapeutics and hyperbaric medicine services,” Dr. Mestry said. “Wound care and hyperbaric medicine is challenging and fascinating and I find it immensely rewarding to formulate treatment plans to assist healing all types of wounds as well as manage acute tissue injuries. In the near future I look forward to utilizing hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat diabetic foot ulcers, osteomyelitis, soft tissue radiation injuries, peripheral limb ischemia as well as other approved indications that facilitate tissue and limb salvage, lower amputation rates and improve the lives of those managing these chronic, debilitating illnesses.”

The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine located at 3142 Horizon Road #206 provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients with chronic and complicated skin wounds, including venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers, burns, pressure ulcers, surgical wounds and more.

The center is dedicated to helping patients achieve healing as quickly as possible using the latest advanced treatment techniques. It is their goal to provide the highest quality of care possible with the personal attention and respect patients deserve.  For more information or to make an appointment, call 469-698-1048.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Rockwall

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, recognized with the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, is the first full-service community hospital in Rockwall.  THPHR offers 50 inpatient beds for acute medical and surgical needs, advanced medical technology and comprehensive services focused on quality patient care and safety close to home.  Additionally, Texas Health Rockwall provides a second full-service, state-of-the-art emergency room located in North Rockwall on Lakeshore Drive at SH 205.  Texas Health Rockwall is the only hospital in the DFW area to be named as a “100 Top Hospital” by Truven Health Analytics.  Texas Health Rockwall is proud to be recognized as Living Magazine’s Best of Rockwall and Rowlett recipient of “Best Hospital” and “Best ER” as well as home to several of DFW’s “Great 100 Nurses”.

For more information about Texas Health Rockwall, visit texashealthrockwall.com.

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