immediate release – August 10, 2011
Contact: John W.
Turner, VP Public Relations, Liz Heath, Public Relations Specialist, Cayuga
Medical Center (607) 274-4498, firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Director Named
Center for Wound Healing at Cayuga Medical Center
Cayuga Medical Center has
named Dr. Cora Lee Foster as medical director for its new Cayuga Center for Wound Healing scheduled to open in
September at 101 Dates Drive in Ithaca.
Cayuga Center for Wound Healing will
specialize in the treatment of chronic wounds and non-responsive conditions and
will offer hospital-based outpatient wound care as well as disease management
and diabetes care. Cayuga Medical Center is a
client hospital of National Healing Corporation which assists hospitals across
the country in establishing quality wound healing programs.
who previously served as Chair of the Department of Surgery at Cayuga Medical
Center, will be responsible for reviewing patient care and results, evaluating
new clinical products and providing oversight and guidance on policies and
Ithaca resident, Foster is a member of the American College of Surgeons,
Association of Women Surgeons, American Medical Association, and American
Association of Endocrine Surgeons.
received her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and has a Master of Arts from Stanford University. She also completed her Surgical Residency at the Medical
College of Pennsylvania.
Cayuga Center for Wound Healing will offer
highly specialized treatments including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative
pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered skin substitutes, biological and
biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies. For more information, call
the Cayuga Center for Wound Healing at (607)
Medical Center is a 204-bed, state-of-the art regional medical center and is
affiliated with many prestigious health care organizations including Cornell
University’s Weill Medical College in New York City, Roswell Park Cancer
Institute in Buffalo, NY, the Rochester Heart Institute at Rochester General
Hospital in Rochester, NY, and Mayo Medical Laboratories. For more information
on services available at the medical center and its satellite campuses, please
visit www.cayugamed.org or call (607) 274-4498.
New York 14850-1383