Tackling the Challenges of Lower Extremity Ulcers

Dr. Allen Raphael DPM, FACFAS is an internationally acclaimed lecturer on advances in diabetic limb salvage. He spoke at the recent Northern Lights Wound Workshop in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Listen to Dr. Raphael’s answer to the question of what he sees as the benefits of using Kerecis Omega3 Wound for lower extremity ulcers.

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Dr. Raphael attended the University of Richmond and completed his B.S. in Biology at Kennesaw State University. He received his doctorate at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. He is the founder and director of the Atlanta Limb preservation and reconstructive surgical fellowship.

Dr. Raphael completed a three-year surgical residency at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur, GA. His training focused on advanced diabetic limb salvage, medical and surgical management of the foot and ankle, as well as tissue grafting and negative pressure wound therapy. Dr Raphael has published multiple studies on use of human fetal tissues in tissue regeneration and is a key opinion leader for several wound care companies. His abstract presented at the 2015 Symposium for Advancement of Wound Care (SAWC) was awarded third place for his novel surgical techniques using cryopreserved umbilical cord for treatment of chronic ulcers.

Dr. Raphael has lectured internationally on advances in diabetic limb salvage and is committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to all patients. He is a native of Atlanta and a second-generation physician.