Recent Awards for the Heywood Hospital Wound Care Center

  A cum laude graduate of Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, Dr. Konstantino (Dan) Avradopoulos has served as the lead physician and surgeon in the wound care center at Heywood Hospital in Gardener, Massachusetts, for more than four years. Under the leadership of Dr. Konstantino Avradopoulos, the center has received several professional distinctions.

The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Heywood Hospital received the 2016 Center of Distinction Award from Healogics, Inc., the most comprehensive advanced wound care services provider in the United States. Heywood was ranked alongside more than 820 centers throughout the nation and is one of only a few centers in Massachusetts to receive the award. Healogics highlighted the center’s strong clinical outcomes over a 12-month period, citing a 92 percent patient satisfaction rating and a minimum wound healing rate of 91 percent within 30 days.

More recently, the Heywood Hospital Center for Wound Care received the National President’s Circle Award for Excellence. The 2017 honor indicated the center’s patient satisfaction and wound healing rates had remained consistently above 90 percent. Only two other hospitals in the state received the award, while Heywood’s wound care center numbered among only 26 hospitals nationwide to join the Healogics President’s Circle.