Dr. Carl Van Gils was a featured lecturer of the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care
In April, Dr. Carl Van Gils of the Foot & Ankle Institute in St. George was invited as a guest lecturer for the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
This was a prestigious opportunity and attendees included physicians, nurses, physical therapists, researchers, podiatrists, dietitians, and other health professionals involved in wound healing or wound care issues. The SAWC/WHS provides attendees who study and treat wounds with state-of-the-art reviews of clinical problems and research information.
Dr. Carl Van Gils joined the Foot and Ankle Institute in 1999 and is a board certified foot surgeon. Dr Van Gils is a Certified Wound Specialist and is the current Medical Director of the Wound Clinic at Dixie Regional Medical Center. He also trained at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. While there he helped publish the results of the “Desert Foot” experience, one of the first nationally recognized multidisciplinary programs dedicated to limb salvage in the diabetic population.
Due to his vast expertise and leading research in wound care and wound care technology, Dr. Van Gils is a sought after lecturer on the diabetic foot both locally and internationally and has published in many peer-reviewed journals.