BID-Needham celebrates the recent opening of its new Center for Wound Healing and Diabetes Care

Date: November 14, 2013

On Wednesday, November 13, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham celebrates the recent opening of its new Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine and the new home of the Joslin Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology with an open house and ribbon cutting at the facility located at 145 Rosemary Street, Suite D, in Needham.

Photo left to right, John Fogarty, President and CEO Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, John Giurini, DPM Chief of Podiatry and Co-Medical Director, Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Daniel Rutowicz, DPM, Co-Medical Director, Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, and William Sullivan, MD, Endocrinology, Joslin Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology.

This new multidisciplinary center is the first of its kind in the community. It offers patients a high-tech facility for treating chronic, non-healing wounds, plus comprehensive evaluation and treatment of endocrine disorders, including diabetes and thyroid, adrenal, and pituitary diseases.

To make an appointment at the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine please call 781-453-8500. For an appointment at the Joslin Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, please call 781-453-8525.

About Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham) is a licensed 58-bed acute care community hospital affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. BID–Needham has served residents in Needham, Newton, Dedham, Dover, Medfield, Wellesley, Westwood and other surrounding communities for more than 100 years. In 2002, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Deaconess-Glover Hospital formalized their long-standing, collaborative relationship with a direct affiliation. The two hospitals’ emergency departments have been clinically integrated since 2000. The direct affiliation has facilitated the integration of staff and resources in other clinical areas such as hospital medicine (hospitalists), cardiology, orthopedics, radiology, general surgery, oncology and pathology. For more information please go to http://www.bidneedham.org, Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.