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“It’s how they treat you:” Dona Dyer found healing at Regional One Health’s Wound Care Center thanks to high-tech medicine and old-fashioned kindness

After arduous treatment for breast cancer, the last thing Dona Dyer wanted was to see another doctor - but when her surgical incision wouldn't heal, she was referred to Regional One Health's Wound Care Center for hyperbaric oxygen therapy. It turned out to be a blessing for Dona. Not only did she receive the [...]

2022-03-04T12:43:52-06:00March 4th, 2022|

“I knew I could get better:” Faith, family and exceptional care gave Deputy Sheriff Austin Eldridge strength to overcome devastating injuries

Desoto County Deputy Sheriff Austin Eldridge was struck by a drunk driver while helping a stranded motorist fix a flat tire - and while his injuries were life-changing, he said the care he received from the Firefighters Burn Center allowed him to return to his family and his work. Dr. Ram Velamuri and his [...]

2021-10-18T11:26:22-06:00October 12th, 2021|

Firefighters Burn Center thanks community partners for donations that will be used for life-saving equipment, training and outreach

The Regional One Health Firefighters Burn Center recently received two generous donations from partners in our community. The funds help the Burn Center continue to fulfill its mission of providing care that saves lives and protects quality of life for patients throughout the Mid-South. Simmons Bank, Cumulus Media Memphis and ATC Fitness presented [...]

2021-10-08T12:14:52-06:00October 8th, 2021|

Marvin Richardson reclaimed his voice and health with the help of Regional One Health’s unique Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy program

After undergoing radiation for a carcinoma on his vocal cords, Marvin Richardson started having difficulty breathing and speaking. He ultimately needed an emergency tracheostomy. Marvin's physician referred him to Regional One Health's Wound Care Center, where he could be treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which sparks the body's natural healing processes. The unique treatment [...]

2021-05-18T10:33:06-06:00May 18th, 2021|

The heart of a lion: Samir Alniswan is conquering devastating injuries with courage and expert care at the Firefighters Burn Center

On the day he is discharged from the hospital, Samir Alniswan wears a black shirt emblazoned with the face of lion. It’s an image that conjures up many meanings: Power. Strength. Courage. After Samir Alniswan was burned over 60 percent of his body, Firefighters Burn Center specialists like Ram Velamuri, MD saved his [...]

2021-10-05T11:13:10-06:00February 22nd, 2021|

Dr. Tony Alleman joins Wound Care Center, where holistic care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy provide new chance at healing

Dr. Tony Alleman, a board-certified hyperbaric medicine provider, is now seeing patients at our renowned Wound Care Center. Dr. Alleman uses the center's state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber, which is the only facility of its kind in the state of Tennessee, to treat patients for a variety of conditions. Hyperbaric oxygen is a great [...]

2020-07-22T13:17:19-06:00July 29th, 2020|

Dr. Ram Velamuri brings expertise, compassion to new role as Firefighters Burn Center Associate Medical Director

Dr. Ram Velamuri has been named associate medical director of Regional One Health's Firefighters Burn Center. Dr. Velamuri, a board-certified plastic surgeon, looks forward to helping lead an exceptional team as they not only help patients survive critical injuries but help them returning to fulfilling and rewarding lives. The Firefighters Burn Center is the [...]

2020-02-13T13:14:07-06:00February 21st, 2020|

Firefighters Burn Center recognizes Burn Awareness Week with education on preventing electrical burns and fires

Burn Awareness Week is February 7-13, and our Firefighters Burn Center is using the opportunity to education the public about preventing electrical burns and fires. Tips include checking wiring, using extension cords properly and always consulting with a licensed electrician if you're having problems. The Burn Center team encourages everyone to use common sense [...]

2021-10-05T11:23:37-06:00February 8th, 2020|
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