Colonial Rehab is Healing Wounds Through Partnership with Vohra

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Colonial Rehab is Healing Wounds Through Partnership with Vohra

Colonial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Weymouth, MA has been certified as a Vohra Center of Excellence for Wound Management. Vohra Physician Dr. Zidoon Nasser handed over the certificate at an awards presentation at the facility. Dr. Nasser has been doing wound rounds at Colonial for three years.

“We are happy to recognize this facility,” Nasser said. “We have built up a very good wound program here.”

The facility has a Vohra Wound Certified Nurse, Sandra Woodward. In addition, Colonial has met the other criteria for the certification, including having a less than 1% wound-related hospitalization rate.

Colonial Nurse Toby Oliver, RN has seen the healing results through the partnership with Dr. Nasser and Vohra Wound Physicians. “We’ve had some great success stories here. Dr. Nasser is s a great educator too. He always has the best outlook for the patients. He has been a great help.”

“I personally like working here at Colonial,” Nasser said. We need to keep up the good work and we’ll continue to get the positive healing results. I appreciate all of the help from all of the nurses and the staff.”

Colonial becomes the second BaneCare facility, that Dr. Nasser services, to achieve the Vohra Center of Excellence Certification, along with Hancock Park in Quincy, MA. In total, five BaneCare facilities have achieved this certification.

To see a video clip from the presentation at Colonial, Click Here.


About Vohra Wound Physicians:

Founded in 2000, Vohra Wound Physicians is the leading physician network devoted to post-acute wound care in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. More than 240 physicians provide bedside care for patients in more than 2500 facilities across 27 states. We support our physicians and partners through our proprietary electronic health system, telehealth platforms, robust wound predictive tools, and most accessible and active education programs. For more information, visit www.VohraPhysicians.com.


About Colonial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center:

(Courtesy www.banecare.com) Located in Weymouth, Massachusetts, Colonial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is a 173-bed skilled nursing facility offering sub-acute, short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. Distinctive services provided at Colonial include the Adams sub-acute unit for individuals with more complicated diagnoses and the Pulmonary Care Program short-term pulmonary care services.

Author: Janet S. Mackenzie, MD, ABPS, CWSP, AAGP

Janet S Mackenzie MD, ABPS, CWSP, AAGP is the Chief Medical Officer at Vohra Wound Physicians. She has been with the company since 2013 and has almost 30 years of wound care experience as both a plastic surgeon and a wound care specialist. After obtaining a Master’s degree in Education, she obtained her Medical Degree from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She trained in general surgery at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and plastic surgery at McGill University. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Wound Management, and the American Board of General Medicine, and is a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP).

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