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GSL Opens Wound Care Center in Orwigsburg
May 24, 2024

Ribbon cutting for Geisinger St. Luke’s Wound Care Center in Orwigsburg

Geisinger St. Luke’s Wound Care Center in Orwigsburg is now open. The Center specializes in treating difficult to heal wounds caused by diabetes, circulatory disorders, pressure-related injuries, trauma or complex surgery.

The Center, which began taking patients this month, is located in the Geisinger St. Luke’s Medical Office Building at 1165 Centre Turnpike.

The Center is staffed by Allison E. Watts, MD, a wound care specialist, and Emily Gombosi, PDM, a podiatrist.

Services provided to help wounds heal as quickly and as safely as possible include:

  • Advanced wound dressings
  • Compression therapy
  • Biological skin applications
  • Surgical and non-surgical debridement
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • “Offloading” to relieve pressure on the wound

“I am honored to be a part of the team at Geisinger St. Luke’s and am looking forward to providing wound care to the community that my family and I call home,” Dr. Watts said.

“The opening of the Geisinger St. Luke’s Wound Care Center will provide such an important service to the greater Orwigsburg community, and I am so grateful to be a part of the team,” Dr. Gombosi said.

The Wound Center’s hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To schedule a new patient appointment, please call the wound care scheduling line at 484-526-5585. To reach the office directly, call 272-639-5010. For more information about wound care services, please visithttps://www.slhn.org/wound-management.

Everyone is invited to join Dr. Watts and Dr. Gombosi as they talk about the new Geisinger St. Luke’s Wound Care Center and the exceptional services they provide during a Fireside Chat at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, in the Main Lobby of the Hospital.