Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Pa in Sanford, North Carolina with Reviews -

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By: Bebe T.
Rapid Care
I went there last month. I waited over 2 hours to see the doctor. I was told by the doctor if I was not better to give him a call back. I had to call back and the receptionist was so curt. I was not called back so I call 2 days later and she was downright hateful. I, once again was not called back so I will NEVER go there again. Guess they just want our money folks! That receptionist should look for another job. She doesn't need to be there. Sick people deserve better treatment.
By: rmhines19
Rapid Care
The staff is very good and Dr. o. is great. I use Dr, O. for my primary care doctor as well as my emergency.
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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