Wound Care Center

A new comprehensive wound care center in SBELIH Ambulatory is now seeing patients; expanding outpatient wound care services to the North Fork and Shelter Island. This new care option is for patients experiencing acute wound injuries as well as those with chronic and slow healing wounds. The SBELIH wound care center offers services previously requiring travel west of Riverhead. SBELIH Wound Care will offer new comprehensive care options which include general wound care as well as access to general surgery, podiatry and hand surgery expertise. The wound care center will provide access to state-of-the-art equipment and new wound-healing technology, right here in the North Fork.
The Wound Care Center utilize proven best practices to treat:

  • Acute injury follow-up care, including suture removal and evaluation for potential healing issues
  • Diabetic foot wounds
  • Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
  • Wounds caused by poor circulation, including ulcers and sores on the feet or legs
  • Soft tissue injuries resulting from radiation treatment
  • Wounds from pressure injuries
  • Non-healing or slow healing post-surgical wounds and complication management
  • Compromised surgical flaps and grafts

Stony Brook Medicine
Melany C. Hughes, MD, MPH, FACS
Vice Chair of Surgery/Service Chief (SBELIH)

Stony Brook Medicine Meeting House Lane Medical Practice
George D. Keckeisen, MD, FACS
Lawrence Tarasuk, DO

Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Wound Care Center: 631-477-5800
General Surgery Office - Greenport: 631-477-5386