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Instructions & Information for Procedures / Tests

Please Note - What you see here is for information purposes only. While physicians have been consulted on this information, your specific condition may require additional instructions. ALWAYS consult with your physician to obtain specific information about the procedure or the instructions for your procedure.

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Procedure Name: Wound Care

Department Responsible for performing Procedure:
The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbarics

Department Contact Information:

We are located at:

33 Upper Riverdale Road, SW

Suite 17

Riverdale, Georgia 30274

Where to Report:
New patients please arrive 30 minutes before your first appointment. Enter the hospital's parking lot and enter at the 33 building on the main campus. Patients coming from extended care facilities (i.e., nursing homes, etc.) must be accompanied by a family member who can provide the necessary information. The Wound & Hyperbaric Services is located on the first floor of the 33 building.

What to Bring:
- Physician Order
- Any forms from your physician relating to this visit
- Your insurance / Medicaid / Medicare card
- Driver's License / Photo Identification
- All of your medications OR a listing of all medications along with the dose, how often you take it, and the last time took it
- A list of all of your allergies
- Please check with your insurance carrier for any authorization requirements.
- Any films or reports from relevant studies not performed at Southern Regional.

Patient Instructions:
- Unless your physician tells you otherwise, there is no special preparation needed.
- Please read the Procedure Information for additional instructions and information.
- Please follow any other specific instructions given to you by your doctor.

Additional Information:
To schedule an appointment, please call The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbarics at (770) 897-7810. In the event you must leave a voice-message, the following information is needed in order to schedule the visit: patient's name, birthdate, telephone number, name of physician, diagnosis (problem) and name of insurance company. Upon completion of the visit written instructions will be provided.