Ocala Health October 26, 2015

Ocala, FL - Karla Joviak, MD, CWSP earned her Certified Wound Specialist Physician credential from the American Board of Wound Management on September 21, 2015. This shows the great effort put forth to increase the level of patient care provided at Ocala Health Wound and Hyperbaric Center. Dr. Joviak received this credential by demonstrating excellence in wound management.

"CWSPs are an elite group of healthcare professionals involved in wound management," said Christopher M. Murphy, Executive Director, American Board of Wound Management.

Established in 1995, the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) is dedicated to the multidisciplinary team approach in promoting the science of prevention, care and treatment of acute and chronic wounds. Currently the ABWM has certified approximately 3,700 individuals nationwide with their three wound management designations. The CWSP credential is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence.

Ocala Health Wound and Hyperbaric Center is an outpatient center specializing in the treatment of non-healing wounds including diabetic ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, pressure ulcers, non-healing surgical wounds, wounds caused by peripheral vascular as well as collagen vascular disease and various traumatic wounds. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is available as a treatment option.