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Abbott Northwestern Hospital Wound Care Clinic

800 E 28th St
Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Fourth Floor (W4300)
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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  • MonFri 8 a.m.—4 p.m.
  • SatSun Closed

About this location

Our goal is to assess your needs, create an individualized treatment plan, monitor your progress toward healing and implement strategies to prevent wound recurrence.

Wounds can have many causes, including:

  • poor circulation
  • diabetes
  • venous insufficiency
  • pressure
  • surgical incisions that fail to heal
  • underlying medical issues
  • infection
  • trauma

Wound evaluation

Patients who have been referred to the Wound Clinic start with an evaluation. The initial visit includes a review of your medical history and an evaluation of the wound.

Diagnostic tests such as X-rays, MRIs, CT scans and non-invasive vascular studies may be recommended. The care team can then determine the cause of the wound and create a customized treatment plan.

The wound care team will identify factors that may impair wound healing. These may include:

  • wound infection
  • poor circulation
  • poor nutrition
  • smoking
  • medical issues such as diabetes or weight control
  • leg swelling
  • poorly fitting footwear

Wound treatment

Methods used to promote healing include:

  • advanced wound care dressings
  • bioengineered skin substitutes
  • compression wraps or garments
  • debridement procedures
  • footwear recommendations
  • growth factors
  • hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • skin grafts

A plan of care will be created. Patients and family members will be instructed on how to care for the wound and assist in obtaining wound care supplies. Referrals to home health care agencies and other health care providers may be arranged. Your wound will be monitored until wound healing is complete.

Patient education

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Allina Health Everyday Clinic

This is a retail clinic location. We offer basic services for minor injuries and illnesses for patients 18 months and older. We do not see visits for workers' or injury compensation.

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Everyday On Wheels

Everyday On Wheels mobile clinic is not wheel chair accessible due to the size of the vehicle. Patients should be able to safely climb a short set of stairs to enter the mobile clinic.

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time and have your mobile phone available for the provider to contact you when they are ready to see you.

We've changed how we provide some services with your care and safety in mind. Expanded virtual care services are available to schedule online. You can also call your clinic for help finding the best option.

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Only these primary care appointments can be scheduled online. For all other appointments or with any questions, call 1-888-425-5462.
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