Best 30 Physicians Surgeons in Bridgeport, WV with Reviews - YP.com

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10/24/2014
By: Stephanie H.
Richard W King
He is amazing and so thorough. I went there for my second child. If we have anymore, I would undoubtedly go to him again. He's a soft spoken doctor that explains well and answers questions. His wait time is the only bad thing to say, but as much time as he took to answer my questions, he would get behind. He comes well recommended.
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10/14/2015
By: Kim C.
Charles Bradley Franz MD
Very professional, very personable, and very thorough. He and his staff were also very timely and apologized at every point there was a delay.One of the best docs I've seen in years.
08/29/2010
By: rajjoubs
Rajjoub Salam
He listens to his patients and takes excellent care of them.He does excellent follow up on his patients.
10/06/2013
By: Shannon M.
Fischer III Carl R MD
He is a great doctor he has saved my like more than one time
Tips & Advices
This depends on the facility. Patients should call to find out if they'll need a referral from their physician prior to making an appointment.
Aside from hyperbaric oxygen treatment, most wound care centers offer:
  • Debridement: The removal of dead skin and tissue surrounding the wound. This can be done surgically, using a whirlpool bath, syringes, enzymes that dissolve the tissue, or wet dressings that dry on the wound and absorb the dead tissue.
  • Dressing: Wrapping the wound in a protective film, gauze, gel, or foam.
  • Compression stockings: Tight-fitted fabric sheaths that encourage blood flow.
  • Artificial skin: A covering that is applied to the wound for several days as it heals.
  • Ultrasound: The use of sound waves to promote healing.
  • Growth factor therapy: The use of materials naturally produced by the body to encourage quick cell growth.
  • Negative pressure therapy: Creating a vacuum around a wound to encourage faster blood flow to the area.
Depending on where the treatment is administered, hyperbaric oxygen treatment  can cost $100- $1,000. After insurance is applied, patients may have a copay of $10 -$50 or a coinsurance fee of 10 percent to 50 percent.
Most wounds should heal within two to six weeks. An individual should seek chronic wound treatment if a wound has not begun to heal after two weeks or is not completely healed after six.
Most health insurance plans cover wound care. Patients should check with the clinic and their health insurance provider before seeking treatment to be sure.

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