DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (March 9, 2023) – Paul Johnson, MD has joined Halifax Health – Center for Advanced Wound Healing in Daytona Beach, FL. He is a fellowship-trained Hyperbaric and Dive Medicine physician and holds certifications in Sports Medicine and Family Medicine with over 20 years of experience in non-surgical Sports Medicine.
Dr. Johnson’s postgraduate education in Hyperbaric Medicine includes wound care, patient consultation, chamber operation and dive physicals. He is a previous flight surgeon for the Montana National Guard and is passionate about veterans’ health, especially TBI (traumatic brain injury) and PTSD.
Dr. Johnson brings his expertise in Hyperbaric Medicine to treat ailments such as chronic and acute wounds, infections, carbon monoxide poisoning, decompression sickness, gas emboli and sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Other injuries that benefit from the healing effects of hyperbaric oxygen are concussions, PTSD, TBI and various sports-related injuries.
“As the Center for Advanced Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine continues to grow its capabilities in our community, we are very pleased to have Dr. Johnson join us,” said Stephen Levine, MD, Medical Director for The Center for Advanced Wound Healing. “His special area of expertise in Hyperbaric Medicine allows us to expand our services to patients in the Central Florida area.”
About Halifax Health – Center for Advanced Wound Healing
Approximately 6.7 million Americans, especially those suffering from diabetes, have wounds that won’t heal, or fail to improve in a timely manner. Non-healing wounds cause pain, suffering and often loss of function. When treated by a team of specialists, wounds heal faster and the cost of care is reduced. Halifax Health – Center for Advanced Wound Healing offers a structured, multi-disciplinary approach from a team of experienced physicians, registered nurses and technicians.
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