Director's Message

Laurie A. Loiacono, MD
Laurie A. Loiacono M.D.
Medical Director
Hyperbaric Medicine
at Saint Francis

500 Blue Hills Ave.
Hartford, CT 06112
Phone: (860) 714-3000
Fax: (860) 714-8594

Office hours:
Monday through Friday
7:30AM - 4PM

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic, infected wounds resulting from traumatic injury or degenerative disorders such as diabetes or peripheral vascular disease. 

We achieve excellent outcomes in a very high percentage of our patients using the most advanced wound healing techniques, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO2). 

Our program is an outpatient referral service. But in response to your call, we are often able to complete assessments on inpatients prior to discharge, ensuring a continuum of care. This is particularly important for potential patient-candidates for the adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy program, who require pre-screening prior to starting treatment.

CMS and many commercial carriers will reimburse for specialist wound care. They will also reimburse for adjunctive HBO2 in a number of chronic and acute conditions:

List of indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

If you have any questions about the Wound Care Service, HBO2, or if you have a potential candidate for the program, please call us at 860-714-3000 to discuss options. Better still, come and visit us in the unit and see it for yourself.

We look forward to working with you in further improving the outcomes we can provide for our patients.

Yours truly,

Laurie A. Loiacono M.D.
Medical Director
Hyperbaric Medicine at Saint Francis