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2012 Press Releases
New Mease Countryside Wound Care Center Provides Convenience for North Pinellas Patients

Specialized Care Focuses on Chronic Wound Management                                                           

CLEARWATER, Fla., (January 11, 2012) – The new Mease Countryside Wound Care Center at East Lake Outpatient Center now offers patients needing care for chronic wounds another location option in the north Pinellas and Trinity areas.

Patients who have slow- or non-healing wounds will be able to have the problem assessed and undergo treatment at the new location. The center utilizes the latest advanced equipment and procedures with the goal of providing a comfortable tranquil environment. Among the types of wounds and conditions that can be treated at the Mease Countryside Wound Care Center are arterial, diabetic and venous stasis ulcers and pressure wounds.

“Patients receiving treatment for chronic wounds usually have multiple appointments, so finding quality care in a convenient location can be significant to their recovery,” said Charles Boothby, DO, medical director, Mease Countryside Wound Care Center. “Whether a wound requires specialized therapeutic treatments or hyperbaric oxygen therapy, our medical team has the ability to provide individualized medical care using advanced technology.”

The new Mease Countryside Wound Care Center is located at 3890 Tampa Road, Suite 201, in Palm Harbor and will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Patients can schedule appointments at the new facility at the East Lake Outpatient Center, or at the Morton Plant Wound Care Center at Morton Plant Hospital’s Cheek Powell Pavilion, in Clearwater.

For information or to schedule appointments, call (727) 953-6877 or log on to

About Morton Plant Mease

Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at