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Our Approach

There are many reasons why a wound may not heal including infection, lack of adequate blood flow, pressure and/or repeated injury to the wound, and medical conditions including diabetes mellitus, kidney disease, malnutrition, and anemia. We offer advanced assessment and treatment options to meet your health needs for wounds resulting from:

  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Trauma Wounds / Crush Injuries
  • Burns
  • Complex Soft Tissue Wounds
  • Compromised Skin Grafts And Flaps
  • Radiation Tissue Damage
  • Gangrene
  • Osteomyelitis (Bone Infections)
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Osteoradionecrosis (Rare side effect that develops some time after radiation therapy has ended. It usually occurs in the lower jaw).
  • Problem Surgical Wounds

Comprehensive Approach to Treatment

The Tracy Byrd Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care Center at CHRISTUS Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth provides the only multi-patient hyperbaric chamber in the area for the treatment of resistant wounds. Located on the ground floor of the CHRISTUS Outpatient Pavilion in Beaumont, Texas.

Our hyperbaric facility makes it easier for patients to receive the most appropriate and advanced treatment close to home or work – so you don't have to travel to Houston, Louisiana, or other out-of-town medical centers when we have the latest approaches right here, whether you live in Beaumont, Port Arthur/Mid County or other cities in the Southeast Texas area.



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NOTE: A representative from CHRISTUS Health will contact you between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm CDT to help you schedule an appointment.

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Our Team

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Waqar Ahmad, MD

Internal Medicine, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine