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Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care

Referring Physicians: 855-543-0555

Encinitas Hyperbaric Chamber 

UC San Diego Health is a leader in caring for difficult-to-heal, problem wounds. With advanced wound care services and two hyperbaric chambers, our skilled multidisciplinary team ensures top-level care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT):

  • Accelerates wound healing
  • Reduces cell death and infection
  • Eliminates deadly substances
  • Promotes better blood vessel formation
  • Preserves injured tissues
  • Increases the body's resistance and ability to combat infection

More on Hyperbaric Medicine

Advanced Wound Care

As a comprehensive wound care center, we provide expert evaluation, individual therapy plans and support for each patient.

Wound Healing Services

Diving Medicine

Our specialists treat diving injuries and also offer consultations to assess and meet all of your diving needs.

Diving Medicine Services

Our Hyperbaric Team

Each of our hyperbaric team members have received extensive training. Supervising physicians are board-certified or board-eligible in hyperbaric medicine.

Meet our Hyperbaric Specialists

For Referring Physicians

Our Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care program provides cost-effective, evidence-based therapeutic options for patients with a variety of non-healing problem wounds, as well as:

Refer to one of the largest and most sophisticated hyperbaric oxygen therapy systems in California.
Call 855-543-0555

Why Refer to UC San Diego Health 

Appointments & Referrals

Hyperbaric medicine is available in Hillcrest and Encinitas.

Hillcrest OPEN 24 HOURS
Call 619-543-5222
Medical Offices North

Lower Level L-504

Call 760-452-2222
El Camino Real
Suite D-204
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wound Care Services

Hillcrest Medical Offices North
Call 619-543-5969

Encinitas El Camino Real
Call 760-452-2222