For the residents of Miami, Fort Lauderdale and South Florida who have suffered from complex wounds and are in need of complex wound care reconstructive surgery to aid in the healing of these wounds, please schedule a consultation with Adam J. Rubinstein, M.D., F.A.C.S., at his office conveniently located in Aventura.
What is Complex Wound Care?
A wound is a disruption of bodily parts and restorative surgery for complex wound care is the specific repair of those disrupted parts, which can include skin grafting, pedicle flaps, digital re-implantation or microsurgical flaps. Adopting an early surgical treatment approach in many such instances contributes to the effective resolution of complex wound cases and the specific reconstructive surgical repair of disrupted bodily elements by Dr. Rubinstein is more often than not the turning point in the treatment of complex wounds.
Who Can Benefit from Complex Wound care?
By their very nature, complex wounds require a dynamic and specialized clinical approach to ensure the success of the reconstructive efforts. Complex wounds are symptomatic, with a variety of causal factors including traumatic injuries, chronic conditions such as diabetes, pressure ulcers, burns or surgery, and although complex wounds can result from a variety of different causes, Dr. Rubinstein will focus on you and discuss with you which specific treatment options are most advantageous, in light of your unique circumstances.
What is the Complex Wound Care Procedure Like?
A wide variety of surgical techniques may be used and deployed by Dr. Rubinstein in a given successful complex wound procedure. Central to Dr. Rubinstein’s tissue engineering approach is the principle of replacing like tissue with like tissue in complex wound
reconstruction while also keeping an eye to physiological adaptability.
Debridement, skin grafts, local tissue flaps, and free tissue transplants are among the surgical techniques commonly used by Dr. Rubinstein in complex wound procedures, but in addition, depending on the nature of the complex wound itself, Dr. Rubinstein may recommend the use of state-of-the-art non-surgical LED technology to stimulate the skin with light therapy that triggers the skin’s natural regenerative process.
What Can I Expect During Recovery?
Your expectations for the recovery process from complex wound reconstructive surgery may vary. Dr. Rubinstein will review your case with you, and while most complex wound procedures take place under general anesthesia in a hospital setting, the duration of your specific hospital stay will vary depending on the exact nature of your surgical course of treatment. You will almost certainly be in need of help returning home from the hospital, and oftentimes additional help around the house is required during the initial stages of the healing process. You will be given a specific post-operative care regime which often includes pain medication and an antibiotic, as well as instructions not to bathe for the first few days, in addition to detailed information throughout the entire healing process on how to wash and change your bandages.
Depending on the nature of the displacement, the healing process may take some time, even months, before you fully see the results or even regain full feeling in the affected area, again, depending on the severity of the complex wound. In all cases, Dr. Rubinstein follows up with you to make sure that the healing process is going accordingly, and in some cases he may also recommend physical therapy as a means to full restoration of both bodily form and full functionality.
Will Insurance Cover My Complex Wound Care?
Most health insurance policies pay for reconstructive surgery for complex wound related procedures, as it is deemed medically necessary in most cases, but nevertheless, plans differ and vary in their coverage, so you should check with your insurance provider to learn what sort of coverage is available to you. If you aren’t covered by insurance, Dr. Rubinstein offers financing
options in such cases so that his patients can make convenient monthly payments for their treatment.
If you or a loved one live in Miami, Fort Lauderdale or South Florida and necessitate reconstructive surgery for complex wound care, then please contact Dr. Rubinstein today as you will benefit from his skillful surgical expertise as well as the patient-friendly atmosphere in his Aventura office.