The Limb Salvage Program at UPMC Wound Healing Services at UPMC McKeesport combines the expertise of leading wound care specialists with cutting-edge technology to treat chronic or nonhealing wounds and prevent limb amputations. If you or a loved one are suffering from a chronic or nonhealing wound, our mission is to preserve your independence and quality of life.
Led by podiatrist, Jessica Sciulli, DPM, and vascular surgeon, Lindsay Haga, MD, the Limb Salvage Program features specialty groups that offer comprehensive care in one location, allowing us to treat a wide range of wounds, even complex cases. Our multidisciplinary, team-based approach includes specialties such as:
We also partner with your primary care doctor and other specialists who care for you, providing them with updates on your wound care treatment and progress.
To schedule an appointment at the Limb Salvage Program, call 412-664-2400 or email email@example.com.
Patients with diabetes are at greater risk for developing wounds that may lead to amputation. The following conditions, combined with diabetes, put patients at greater risk for these wounds:
The World Health Organization estimates that up to 85 percent of amputations are preventable. Early treatment and intervention is often the key to successful amputation prevention.
In addition to our collaborative team of specialists, the Limb Salvage Program offers the latest technology and treatments for advanced wound care and amputation prevention.