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Bon Secours Charity Health System Wound Specialist Dr. Byoung Yang to Offer Presentation Before Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society

Suffern, NY  (May 9) - Byoung Yang, MD, System Medical Director for Bon Secours Charity Health System Wound and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) program, has been invited to offer poster presentations at the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society’s annual scientific meeting in St Louis, Missouri on June 18-21.

Dr. Yang specializes in wound care management at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY, all members of the Bon Secours Charity Health System.

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) is an international, non-profit organization serving over 2,400 members from more than 50 countries. The UHMS is the primary source of scientific information for diving and Hyperbaric medicine physiology worldwide.

In recent years, there have been revolutionary advancements in the field of wound care. Hyperbaric medicine, also known as Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), is the medical use of oxygen at a level higher than atmospheric pressure. Safe, non-invasive and completely painless, HBOT is one of the most powerful treatment methods available today for healing chronic wounds.

Bon Secours Charity Health System is home to the leading wound care specialists and treatment options in the region.

 Dr. Yang is board-certified in Hyperbaric medicine, which includes comprehensive wound management. His poster presentations will include a new diabetes related foot disease classification called the “Diabetes Associated Limb Disease,“ system, which includes the acute phase of foot infection or post-operative wounds. He will also demonstrate that with the assist of Hyperbaric oxygen therapy post-operative wounds can be healed with up to 80 percent of success after diabetic foot surgery.


About Bon Secours Charity Health System

Every year, nearly one million people in the lower Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Pennsylvania turn to Bon Secours Charity Health System (BSCHS) for innovative healthcare delivered with

compassion. BSCHS has received national recognition, rankings and numerous awards for the level of care it provides.


BSCHS is comprised of Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY; St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY; a certified home health agency; two long-term care facilities; an assisted living/adult home facility and several other medical programs located throughout the region. The system employs more than 3,400, making it one of the region’s largest employers

Bon Secours Medical Group is BSCHS’s regional network of nearly 80 primary care physicians and specialists from a broad array of medical disciplines. These skilled clinicians play a central role in bringing personalized, preventive and expert care to people from every stage of life.

BSCHS is a member of the Bon Secours Health System—a national Catholic healthcare system with a strong reputation and robust commitment to bringing compassionate healthcare to those in need. For more information, visit www.BSCHS.BonSecours.com. For a complete list of practitioners, visit http://bschs.org/find-a-physician-bon-secours-medical-group.html
                        


Photo: Dr. Byoung Yang

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