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 and 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.