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Aurora's Comprehensive Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center Now Open

Monday, July 21, 2014

Dr. Asif Tahir, a specialist in hyperbaric oxygen and wound therapy joins center

TWO RIVERS, Wis. – Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County is pleased to introduce Manitowoc County's first Comprehensive Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center. Specialists for the center use the latest medical techniques, technology and wound dressings to stimulate and speed up the healing process.

Services include:

  • Advanced wound care and dressing changes
  • Nutritional support
  • Infection management
  • Compression therapy
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

"The Comprehensive Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center is a wonderful addition for the Manitowoc community," said Cathie Kocourek, president of Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County. "Patients who would benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy or any of the other services offered are now able to receive treatment close to home."

In addition, Dr. Tahir, a board-certified internal medicine physician specializing in hyperbaric oxygen therapy and wound treatment, has joined the center. Dr. Tahir has experience in treating a variety of conditions, including non-healing wounds, diabetic wounds, delayed radiation injuries, compromised skin grafts and flaps, carbon monoxide poisoning, intracranial abscesses, crush injuries, necrotizing soft tissue and bone infections, and scuba diving injuries.

Patients interested in finding out more or making an appointment can call (920) 794-5450 or visit

About Aurora Health Care

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin's most comprehensive health care provider and the state's largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing Caregivers. As evidenced by more than 400 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow.

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Rachel Bessert
(920) 288-3638

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