Plastic Surgery

Center for Wound Healing and Reconstruction

The Penn Center for Wound Healing and Reconstruction brings together expert physicians from multiple surgical and medical specialties to form a comprehensive wound center for the treatment of acute and chronic wounds.

The Center offers more options for patients than any wound center in the Philadelphia region by providing a true multidisciplinary approach, with an emphasis on healing. This involves identifying all factors involved in optimizing wound healing and formulating complete and individualized treatment plans for every patient.

A Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Program

The Penn Center for Wound Healing and Reconstruction brings together, under one roof, medical and surgical specialists who are leaders in their fields. Our coordinated care approach includes highly experienced specialists from a variety of disciplines including:

Our specialists work together with the shared goal of providing patients with options to maximize their healing potential and provide functional and surgical intervention. This approach is distinctly unique and superior to the fragmented care received when visiting multiple doctors at multiple locations.

Who Benefits from a Dedicated Wound Center?

The best candidates for the services offered by the Center for Wound Healing and Reconstruction are those individuals with acute or chronic wounds from any cause including:

  • Trauma
  • Vascular disease
  • Infection
  • Diabetic wounds
  • Radiation wounds
  • Post-surgical complications
  • Congenital defects
  • Chronic ulcers
  • Chronic wounds

Whether you are a current patient within the Penn Medicine health system or seeking a second opinion, our focus is on expediting the time it takes to get you examined, tested, diagnosed or confirmed, and started on an appropriate treatment plan. We will work collaboratively with your insurance companies to assist in getting you the care you need. Through the use of the most advanced surgical and microsurgical techniques available, and collaboration with our specialized medical professionals we can dramatically improve wound healing and minimize recovery time.


The Center for Wound Healing and Reconstruction is located in Philadelphia, PA at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine on the 4th floor.

Further Information

For more in depth information on caring for chronic wounds, patients with diabetes, what to expect before and after surgery and more, please explore the Frequently Asked Questions section.

Next Steps

To schedule a consultation call 800-789-7366 or request an appointment online.