We found 4 wound care providers who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Evergreen Park, IL.

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Dr. Igor A Altman, MBA, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Vein Disease, Wound Care
2800 W 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. Igor Altman's areas of specialization are family medicine, vein disease (phlebology), and general surgery; he sees patients in Evergreen Park, IL and Chicago, IL. He has a special interest in lymphedema. Dr. Altman takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Altman (or staff) is conversant in Russian and Ukrainian. Dr. Altman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Little Company of Mary Hospital and the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health).

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Soft Tissue Problems, Lymphedema

Dr. Rodica Dumitru, MD
Specializes in Wound Care, Adult Infectious Disease
2701 W 68th Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Rodica Dumitru's specialties are wound care and adult infectious disease. Dr. Dumitru speaks Romanian. Her clinical interests encompass travel medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook, and Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale. Dr. Dumitru attended Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy and then went on to complete her residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Clinical interests: Travel Medicine

Specializes in Wound Care, Internal Medicine
2800 W 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. Malgorzata Plummer is a wound care specialist. She is professionally affiliated with Little Company of Mary Hospital. Dr. Plummer honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She attended medical school at Medical University of Warsaw. Her training includes a residency program at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. She speaks Polish.

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Dr. William J Ennis, MBA, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Wound Care
2800 West 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. William Ennis is a general surgery, vascular surgery, and wound care specialist in Olympia Fields, IL, Chicago, IL, and Evergreen Park, IL. He has a special interest in diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers (bedsores), and vasculitis. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Ennis obtained his medical school training at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Largo Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. He is affiliated with the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) and Little Company of Mary Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Wounds, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Lower Extremity Problems, Pressure Ulcers, Vasculitis

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What is Wound Care?

Wound care is the medical specialty devoted to the treatment of difficult wounds that are not healing as they should. Open sores are painful and may be embarrassing for patients. More importantly, wounds that don’t heal may get deeper over time, and they are prone to infection. Without appropriate treatment, an open wound can lead to hospitalization, amputation, sepsis, or even death.

Wound care specialists have a number of treatment options available to help a stubborn wound heal. These may include:
  • Hyperbaric oxygen treatment, which increases the amount of oxygen you breathe in to stimulate healing
  • Debridement, or the removal of dead tissue
  • Skin grafts
  • Specialty dressings, such as those containing silver or those that redirect weight off the wound

There are many risk factors for non-healing or chronic wounds, but the most common one is diabetes. Although diabetic foot ulcers are the most common wounds seen by wound care specialists, they may also treat other types of chronic or difficult wounds, including complications after surgery, infection wounds such as gangrene, or radiation wounds.

The wound care team may contain doctors, nurses, physical therapists, and medical techs. Their services are most often provided in hospitals, emergency rooms, clinics, and nursing homes. As our population both ages and becomes more likely to struggle with obesity and diabetes, wound care is a growing and important specialty for preventing amputations and infections.
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