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Noted Siouxland Surgeon Joins Mercy Wound Care Clinic
Start Date
10/19/2011
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Dr. Gary Carlton has begun working part-time for the Mercy Wound Care Clinic. Dr. Carlton recently retired after a long and distinguished career at Midlands Clinic and will be honored November 5th with the prestigious Dr. George G. Spellman Annual Service Award at the Mercy Foundation’s annual fall gala.

The veteran Siouxland surgeon will work two days at week in the Mercy Wound Care Clinic. He will oversee the care of patients who have significant wounds brought on by a number of diseases such as diabetes. The Mercy Wound Care Clinic has the region’s only hyperbaric oxygen chamber and is used extensively for patients with hard-to-heal wounds.

Dr. Carlton has a long, rich history with Mercy Medical Center. In addition to serving as President of the Mercy medical staff and Chairman of the Surgery Department, Dr. Carlton was the first director of Mercy’s Level II Trauma Center for the Siouxland area. He served on the Mercy Board of Directors and also fills the role of Medical Director of Siouxland Paramedics and the Sioux City Fire Department. He also has a long history of involvement with Mercy’s Child Advocacy Center and has participated in a number of foreign medical missions.

For information on hyberbaric oxygen therapy, contact the Mercy Advanced Wound Care Clinic at 712-279-2512.

For more information, contact:
Jim Wharton, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development (712) 279-2732
Dianne Krier, Mercy Marketing and Communications Coordinator (712) 279-5682
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