Dr. Covington joins fellow Halifax Health – Center for Advanced Wound Care surgeon, Stephen Levine, M.D., FACS becoming CWSP certified
DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (June 21, 2021) –
D. Scott Covington, M.D., FACS, has become a CWSP certified (Certified Wound Specialist – Physician) after passing the National Board Certification Exam from American Board of Wound Management.
The American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) was established in 1995, and is dedicated to the multidisciplinary team approach in promoting the science of prevention, care and treatment of acute and chronic wounds. The primary function is to establish and monitor a national certification process, recognize competency, promote education/research, and elevate the standard of care across the continuum of wound management. Currently the ABWM has certified approximately 4,000 individuals nationwide with their three wound management designations.
Dr. Covington recently joined Halifax Health in January 2021. He has over 30 years of clinical wound care experience. He completed his undergraduate and medical education at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a general surgical residency at the University of Texas. Along with his training, he completed the Thomas G. Cronin Fellowship in Plastic Surgery and Wound Healing Research at the University of Texas.
On this achievement, Dr. Covington says, “I am very pleased to be recognized by the American Board of Wound Management, an entity dedicated to the recognition and promotion of wound care as an advancing and vital specialty in today’s complex healthcare environment.”
Dr. Covington is accepting new patients and to schedule an appointment please call 386.425.4267.
To learn more about Halifax Health – Center for Advanced Wound Healing please visit halifaxhealth.org/woundcare.
About Halifax Health
Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the United States by IBM Watson Health™, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC), Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org