Episode 108

Adding Wound Care To Your Practice: Pros and Cons

with Dr. Robbie Morrison and Dr. Srini Tummala

BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2021, February 1). Ep. 108 – Adding Wound Care To Your Practice: Pros and Cons [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com/podcasts

We talk with Interventional Radiologists Dr. Robbie Morrison and Dr. Srini Tummala about the pros and cons of adding a wound care services to your endovascular practice.

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Podcast Participants

Dr. Robbie Morrison

Dr. Robbie Morrison is a practice Interventional Radiologist in private practice in Beaumont, Texas.

Dr. Srini Tummala

Dr. Srini Tummala is a practicing Vascular and Interventional Radiologist with University of Miami in Florida.

Dr. Aaron Fritts

Host Dr. Aaron Fritts is a Co-Founder of BackTable and a practicing interventional radiologist in Dallas, TX.

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Show Notes

In this episode, Dr. Robbie Morrison and Dr. Srini Tummala join Dr. Aaron Fritts to discuss adding wound care to a practice. Dr. Morrison and Dr. Tummala tell us about their work and why they, as endovascular specialists, wanted to include wound care at their practice. We discuss some examples of the benefits of wound care, and Dr. Tummala shares why he thinks wound care is the future of the vascular speciality.
We explain how the referral process works and how it may vary from practice to practice. We discuss why it is important to be well-rounded in wound care and how a background in IR can help with this. Dr. Morrison tells us how he collaborates with a nurse practitioner to elevate his care and we explain why it can be difficult to differentiate patients at the referral level.
We discuss how to get wound care training and certification and Dr. Morrison talks about the learning curve during training. We review some of the pearls of wound care and give some advice on how to present yourself to other physicians when getting started.

RESOURCES MENTIONED:

BackTable Podcast Episode 86: Building a PAD Practice with Dr. Srini Tumala
https://www.backtable.com/podcast/86/building-a-pad-practice

Dr. Tummala’s Vascular Channel
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAbrKSywIzcobBpp0FUo34w

Dr. Tummala’s Twitter
@srinitummala

Medtronic Abre Stent
https://www.medtronic.com/us-en/healthcare-professionals/products/cardiovascular/deep-venous/abre-venous-stent.html

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