The Columbia Wound Care Consortium (CWCC) is a group of physicians, nurses, and wound care specialists in the Portland / Vancouver metropolitan area who have joined together to promote the fields of wound medicine and hyperbaric medicine.
Our members include local inpatient and outpatient wound care providers from area hospitals who feel that the pooling of resources and sharing of information between local experts in the field will benefit all who provide and are in need of specialized care of difficult to heal wounds.
To raise community awareness of scientific advances in wound care and to be a resource to wound care providers through education, consultation, and promotion of evidence-based, advanced wound care practice.
Enoch Huang, MD, MPH&TM, FACEP, UHM/ABEM, CWSP, FACCWS,
is the medical director of the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine department at Adventist Medical Center in Portland. He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine where he also obtained a masters degree in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of California, Irvine and went on to complete a fellowship in undersea and hyperbaric medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is board-certified in emergency medicine as well as undersea and hyperbaric medicine and currently practices in both specialties at Adventist Medical Center in Portland. He currently serves as ABEM representative to the ABPM Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Board Examination Committee, chairman of the Publications Committee of the UHMS, and president of the Pacific Chapter of the UHMS. He serves as president of the board of directors.
William Spisak, MD, Providence Wound Care Centers,
is a leader in the field of hyperbaric medicine and wound care. Since completing his medical education at Wayne State University in 1980, he performed residencies at Harper/Detroit General Hospital and Providence Portland Medical Center. Throughout his career Dr. Spisak has served as an investigator in numerous studies and held teaching positions with Oregon Health and Science University and Providence Portland Medical Center. In addition to overseeing the Providence Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care unit, Dr. Spisak currently is an active member of the Multnomah County Medical Society, Oregon Medical Association, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and has a private practice in Northeast Portland. In 1995, he was recognized as Internist of the Year at Providence Portland Medical Center. He currently serves as treasurer.
Jon Dykstra, MD, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, Wound Healing Center,
is a board certified family physician practicing in since 1999 in Vancouver, Washington. He has been the medical director of the PeaceHealth Southwest Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center since it opened in 2007, and has served as regional medical director for National Healing Corporation. He has also obtained board certification in underwater and hyperbaric medicine, and he has earned a physician certification in wound care through the American Professional Wound Care Association.
He currently serves as secretary.
Sondra Boehm, ACHRN, WCC, Adventist Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine,
works as the Program Manager at Adventist Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine. She has been involved with wound healing since 2004 and is certified as both a wound care nurse and a hyperbaric nurse. In addition to her involvement with Columbia Wound Care Consortium and the Adventist Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine Program she is a surveyor for Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.
Nathan Kemalyan, MD, FACS, board certified in general surgery,
fellowship in burn surgery, is the medical director of the of the Oregon Burn Center at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland. The burn center program includes the Legacy Chronic Wound and Burn Aftercare Clinic, which opened in 1999. Dr. Kemalyan has training and experience with a wide variety of soft tissue defects including burns, necrotizing infections, purpura fulminans, traumatic injuries, certain non-surgical skin-loss conditions and a wide variety of chronic wounds. The Legacy program offers a surgical resource to the community of chronic wound care providers for conditions not commonly cared for by other surgeons.
Geoff Cameron, Executive Director,
keeps the “trains on the tracks.” A member of the CWCC since its inaugural symposium in 2012 he plays an integral role in shaping the direction of strategic planning, marketing, and overall operations of the organization. With an eye on continued growth in the competitive wound care education space, Geoff is the conduit between the CWCC, its membership, vendors, and the larger wound care community.
A Michigan native, he is a graduate of Michigan State University.