The Wound Healing Institute (WHI) at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital offers a team approach to wound, ostomy, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy care. WHI works to heal wounds such as, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, venous and arterial ulcers, burns, non-healing surgical and/or traumatic wounds. WHI has established a healing rate of 8 weeks versus the national average of 16 weeks. WHI offers an Ostomy Care Clinic, where we see individuals with ostomy self care concerns or complications. WHI offers a Foot Care Clinic, where we see individuals who are unable to safely trim their own nails. WHI evaluates and treats patients and residents at some of the area skilled nursing facilities, long term care facilities and assisted living centers. WHI also works collaboratively within the inpatient setting.
A complete comprehensive evaluation by our skilled clinical staff.
An individualized wound or ostomy care plan that will meet your needs to promote healing.
Additional services as needed, including:
Insurance: Services provided at WHI are usually a covered benefit. We recommend you check with your insurance company to verify coverage. If you insurance does not cover the service, you may still receive the service for an out-of-pocket fee. You may inquire about financial assistance if needed.
Referrals: Primary care or specialist referral is preferred; however, patients may self-refer if necessary.
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8 - 4:30 p.m.
Contact: (603) 740-2832
Robert Oram, MD
Rolando Celis, MD
James Rothstein, MD
Marc Bessette, DPM
General Wound Care:
Jack Myers, MD
Stephanie Estrada, APRN
Stacy Breau, APRN
Maureen Jones, Triage Nurse/Certified Wound Specialist
Heather L. Wilson-Labbe, Certified Wound, Ostomy Nurse/Continence Nurse Specialist
June Bernard-Kreigl, Certified Foot and Nail Nurse Specialist/Certified Would Specialist
Ruth Boisse, Certified Wound Specialist
Lynda Murray, Certified Wound Specialist
Sarah Reif, Inpatient Wound/Ostomy Nurse Specialist
Sue Gonet, Inpatient Wound/Ostomy Nurse Specialist
Tracy Collins, Long-term/Skilled Care Resource Nurse and Certified Wound Specialist
Dawn Gosselin, Long-term/Skilled Care Resource Nurse and Certified Wound Specialist
William Staples, Certified Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Technologist
Judy Hanegan, Registration/Front Desk
Janet Gilbert, Registration/Front Desk
Location: WHI is located in Wentworth-Douglass Hospital at the south entrance of the building. Use elevators 8 or 9 to go down to Level B.
Accessibility: WHI is ADA accessible and can accommodate wheelchairs, stretchers, and motorized scooters. The hospital also offers a free Care-Van service within the Seacoast area for patients who need transportation to appointments at the hospital.