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Wound Care Program

Wound Care Program


To Book Appointments and for Information Call 866.596.8456  


Your Healing Begins Here

The Wound Care Program at St. Anthony Community Hospital: Don’t let a chronic wound keep you from enjoying your life.

Find exceptional, comprehensive care, and compassionate treatment close to home at the Wound Care Program at St. Anthony Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth). We heal wounds using an efficient, multi-disciplinary team approach, offering patients customized and comprehensive evaluations and therapies.

The Wound Care Program is located in St. Anthony Community Hospital:

15 Maple Avenue
Warwick, NY 10990

For Information and to Book Appointments, call 866.596.8456

The Wound Care Program at St. Anthony Community Hospital works collaboratively with primary physicians and other outpatient services to ensure that patients receive the most complete evaluation and treatment. We focus on restoring the natural healing process, which includes evaluating and treating the patient’s lifestyle and risk factors. We offer Individualized treatment techniques that take advantage of recent advances in wound care, while minimizing patient discomfort and inconvenience.

Our specialists study the wound itself along with the patient's overall medical condition to determine which course of action to take. They then, in conjunction with the patient, develop a customized treatment plan, with regular office visits to review progress and adjust treatment as needed to facilitate healing.

The Conditions We Treat:

  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Ischemic Ulcers
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Venous Stasis Ulcers
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Amputation
  • Chronic venous stasis disease
  • Surgical non-healing wounds
  • Ostomy care

Treatment Techniques & Services:

  • Wound assessment and photo documentation
  • Wound debridement and closures, as indicated
  • Vascular studies & X-rays
  • Bio-engineered tissue grafts
  • Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy
  • Orthotics/splints/AFO braces
  • Coordination of Home Care Services, if needed
  • Collaborative DME services
  • Hyperbaric Medicine referral to system hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Certified Diabetic Educator
  • Lymphedema treatment


Meet Our Physician

Lydell Lettsome, MD FACS
Medical Director, Wound and Hyperbaric Services, St. Anthony Community Hospital

Dr. Lettsome is board-certified in surgery and has been practicing for over 20 years. He is a Wound Care specialist who has been trained in the care and treatment of all types of wounds, acute and chronic. This includes the treatment of wounds are sustained from an injury, surgical wounds, diabetic wounds and pressure sores. Additionally, he can expertly treat patients who suffer from wounds that will not heal and have a significant impact on quality of life.

He received his medical degree from the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA and completed his internship at Penn Medicine: University of Pennsylvania Health System, also in Philadelphia. He performed his surgical residency at Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Lettsome is committed to helping his patients enjoy a healthier lifestyle. He works with each one to discuss ways they can make better choices for their health. He exhibits his passion in the care and precision he takes with his patients.