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The Wound Healing Center at UMMC Midtown Campus provides advanced therapies to treat nonhealing wounds and a range of other nonresponsive conditions. The outpatient center brings together a variety of specialists: hyperbaric oxygen specialists, vascular and general surgeons, infectious disease experts, family practitioners, and podiatrists all collaborate on patient care.

All center specialists are knowledgeable of the latest treatments in wound healing and use evidence-based therapies patterned after national models. A dedicated physician and nurse case manager team is assigned to each patient to ensure that each patient receives coordinated care and has the best chance for an optimal outcome.

The center treats a range of nonhealing wounds, from venous, pressure, arterial, and diabetic ulcers to delayed radiation tissue damage and human, animal, and spider bites. It offers four treatment rooms, two monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chambers, and a newly expanded vascular labs.

Learn more about wound healing services at UMMC Midtown Campus.

Symptoms of Non-Healing Wounds

Non-healing wounds are those that have not begun to heal after two weeks or are not completely healed in four weeks.

Signs of non-healing wounds include:

  • Increasing or persistent pain
  • Discoloration near the edges
  • Redness and warmth
  • Increased drainage
  • Foul odor

Learn more about why wounds don't heal.


To ask a question, make an appointment, or refer a patient, please call 1-855-866-HEAL or 410-225-8600.

If you’d prefer, you can ask your primary care doctor to contact the center to make a referral and request an appointment.


The Wound Healing Center is part of the UMMC Midtown campus, located on Linden Avenue between Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Howard St.

827 Linden Avenue, 2nd floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Facebook Live: Non-Healing Wounds

In February, Dr. Jacob Wynes answered viewer questions on UMMC Midtown Campus' Facebook page about non-healing wounds. If you have questions about why wounds won't heal, who is at risk for non-healing wounds, and why the specialists at the Wound Healing Center are vital for treatment of non-healing wounds, watch our Facebook Live video.

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