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Scott A. Robinson, MD

Physician - MD/DPM/DO
Wound And Hyperbaric Clinic, Wound care and HBOT, Emergency Medicine
State licensures: KS
Accepting new patients
Offering inter-professional consultations
Offering telemedicine consultations
Scott A. Robinson's Background
Dr. Scott Robinson is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and has specialized in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. Dr Robinson has been in practice at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Wound Healing Center since 2003 and currently serves as the Director of Hyperbaric Medicine at the Wound Healing Center which operates two monoplace Hyperbaric chambers. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and did his Residency in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the UCLA Affiliate- Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California. He has been in practice for more than 33 years.


About Lawrence Memorial Hospital
The premiere health care provider for the residents of Douglas County. Located in Lawrence, Kansas.

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  • Compression Therapy
    Compression therapy is considered the mainstay of venous leg ulcer (VLU) treatment and along with standard care has the potential to heal 50%-75% of VLU. This topic provides an overview on the use of compression therapy in the treatment of VLU with evidence-based recommendations
  • Debridement
    Debridement is an important step in optimizing a wound or ulcer for functional healing. This evidence-based topic provides clinical, coverage and reimbursement updates on debridement methods in wound management (e.g., surgical, sharp conservative, mechanical, autolytic, enzymatic, larval, hydro-mechanical, etc). Includes indications, contraindications, GRADE recommendations, documentation guidance, links to Medicare coverage determinations by each Medicare Administrative Contractor.
  • Offloading Devices
    This topic provides a review and updates on offloading devices for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), from the clinical, coverage and reimbursement perspectives.
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers - Classification Systems
    Diabetic Foot Ulcer Classifications - Wagner, University of Texas, WIfI, IDSA. Actionable tables with pictures and documentation tips for proper ICD-10 coding
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer - Introduction and Assessment
    A diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) can be defined as a full-thickness wound below the ankle, or as a lesion of the foot penetrating through the dermis, in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Overview
    Pressure ulcer/ pressure injury overview: updates on terminology, evidence-based clinical guidelines, quality measures and resources
  • Errors and Healthcare
    Patient safety is a serious public health issue. Like obesity and motor vehicle crashes, harms caused during care have significant mortality, morbidity, quality-of-life implications, and adversely affect patients in every care setting. This topic provides a snapshot of current patient safety facts, helpful definitions in Patient Safety, factors that lead to errors, liability in Wound and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Programs, and actions that can be implemented to improve Patient Safety and reduce errors.
  • How to Select Adequate Compression Therapy Pressure Levels and Products
    Compression therapy is essential for patients with venous leg ulcer, lymphedema and other conditions. This topic provides algorithms that illustrate how audible handheld Doppler ultrasound/ waveform analysis or ankle-brachial index can be utilized to determine appropriate pressure levels and types of compression across different clinical scenarios.
  • Venous ulcers - Introduction and Assessment
    Concise Algorithm for Assessment of Venous Ulcer for use at point-of-care. Comprehensive topic including epidemiology, risk factors, etiology, pathophysiology, history, physical examination, diagnosis, differential diagnoses, documentation and ICD-10 coding. Free Abstract Summary
  • Venous Ulcers - Treatment and Prevention
    Venous Leg Ulcers (VLU) are relatively common, affecting 1% of the population in the U.S. This topic discusses treatment and prevention of VLU. Evidence-based management of venous ulcer, including a section for clinicians on patient education. Concise Algorithm for Management of Venous ulcer for use of point-of-care.
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer - Treatment
    Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) management with a concise algorithm which can be used at the point-of-care
  • Transcutaneous Oximetry
    Application of transcutaneous oximetry in hyperbaric medicine with practical algorithm.
  • How to Apply Cellular and/or Tissue Based Products
    Practical guidance with step-by-step pictures, protocol and tips on how to apply different types of cellular and/or tissue products (CTPs), also known as skin substitutes
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Introduction and Assessment
    Framework for assessment of patients with pressure ulcers/injuries. Includes concise abstract, clinical pathway/algorithm for use at the point-of-care, and comprehensive resources on the condition (e.g. epidemiology, risk factors, etiology, pathophysiology, history, physical examination, diagnosis, differential diagnoses, documentation and ICD-10 coding)
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Classification/Staging
    This topic provides pictures and details on two of the most used classification systems for pressure ulcer/injury (PU/PI): the classification created by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) and the system adopted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Treatment
    Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - evidence-based, always current review on management with a concise algorithm/pathway for use at the point-of-care
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Prevention
    Pressure ulcers/injuries (PUs/PIs) pose a large burden to affected individuals, caregivers and healthcare systems. As in any illness or injury, preventing PUs/PIs is better than treating them. This topic presents evidence-based interventions for prevention of PUs/PIs, with best practices and recommendations summarized in a concise table.
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries -Coordination of Care
    Coordination of care for prevention and management of pressure ulcers/injuries - problems and practical solutions
  • Patient Education - Venous Leg Ulcers
    Venous leg ulcer for patients and caregivers. This illustration-rich topic can be shared by email, or the attached trifold brochure can be printed and handed directly to patients.
  • Lymphedema - Introduction and Assessment
    Evidence-based review on lymphedema. Framework for assessment of patients with lymphedema. Includes concise abstract and comprehensive resources on the condition (e.g. epidemiology, risk factors, etiology, pathophysiology, history, physical examination, diagnosis, differential diagnoses, documentation and ICD-10 coding)
  • Case: How 20 minutes of fun can cost 4 months of disruption
    This case illustrates how a seemingly innocent decision in the life of a person at risk for pressure ulcer/injury (PI/PI) can lead to a new episode of PU/PI
  • Case: When Pressure Ulcer/Injury Happens...
    This case illustrates real world obstacles that lead to scenarios of increased likelihood of unavoidable pressure ulcers/injuries (PUs/PIs) and delayed transition of care.
  • Lymphedema - Treatment and Emerging Strategies for Prevention
    Evidence-based, always current review on lymphedema management with a concise algorithm/pathway for use at the point-of-care
  • Lymphedema - Surgical Management
    For well-selected patients with chronic lymphedema, surgical management offers a chance for reduction of limb volume, decreased episodes of infection and improved quality of life. This topic provides updates on recent surgical advancements, along with specific indications and guidance on preoperative evaluation.
  • How to Interpret Audible Handheld Doppler Ultrasound and Waveforms to Rule out PAD
    Audible handheld Doppler ultrasound and waveforms have been gaining acceptance as a tool for bedside non-invasive arterial assessment of lower limbs. This topic provides a primer (includes videos) on how to perform and interpret audible handheld doppler and waveforms to detect peripheral artery disease.
  • Patient education - Lymphedema
    Topic on lymphedema and its complications for patients and caregivers. The topic can be shared with patients and caregivers by email or print.
  • Cutaneous Vasculitis
    INTRODUCTIONBackgroundDefinition:Vasculitis of the skin (cutaneous vasculitis) includes several inflammatory disorders that compromise blood vessels and specifically the cutaneous vascular system (i.e. arterioles, capillaries, postcapillary venules), and lead to cutaneous changes. (Papi and Papi 2016) According to the 2012 revised International Chapel Hill Consensus Conference Nomenclature of Vasculitides (CHCC2012), cutaneous vasculitis can present in 3
  • Case: New-onset cutaneous vasculitis
    Wound care clinicians often face challenging ulcers that have been previously treated with little or no success by other healthcare providers. Some of these ulcers are related to cutaneous vasculitis. This topic describes how an atypical lower extremity ulcer was diagnosed as new-onset cutaneous vasculitis at a wound care clinic.
  • Educación al Paciente - Úlcera venosa
    Venous leg ulcer for patients and caregivers in SPANISH. This illustration-rich topic can be shared by email, or the attached trifold brochure can be printed and handed directly to patients.
  • How to Perform Conservative Sharp Wound Debridement
    This topic provides practical guidance on how to perform conservative sharp wound debridement, assess effectiveness, troubleshoot, code and document each procedure. See step-by-step protocols with pictures, video, checklists and documentation template.
  • Patient Education - Shower Instructions for People with Wounds
    Shower instructions for patients and caregivers. The topic can be shared by email, or the attached trifold brochure can be printed and handed directly to patients.
  • Telemedicine/ Televisit Implementation Playbook - Part 1
    Telemedicine can be a plausible option to do more with less in wound care. The purpose of the first part of this playbook is to guide healthcare professionals in assessing the benefits telemedicine can bring to their practices.
  • How to Select Offloading Devices
    This topic provides guidance on selection of Offloading Devices with an interactive framework
  • Telemedicine/ Televisit Implementation Playbook - Part 2
    Telemedicine can be a plausible option to do more with less in wound care. This is the second installment of the Telemedicine/ Televisit Implementation Playbook. The first installment guides healthcare professionals in assessing the benefits telemedicine can bring to their practices. This topic provides a practical pathway for implementation of telemedicine solutions.
  • Arterial Ulcer - Introduction and Assessment
    Evidence-based review on arterial ulcer. Framework for assessment of patients with arterial ulcers. Includes concise abstract and comprehensive resources on the condition (e.g. epidemiology, risk factors, etiology, pathophysiology, history, physical examination, diagnosis, differential diagnoses, documentation and ICD-10 coding)
  • Arterial Ulcer - Surgical Treatment
    This topic covers surgical management of arterial ulcers (AUs) with focus on surgical indications and selection criteria.
  • Arterial Ulcer - Treatment
    Concise Algorithm for Assessment of Arterial Ulcer for use at point-of-care. Comprehensive topic including epidemiology, risk factors, etiology, pathophysiology, history, physical examination, diagnosis, differential diagnoses, documentation and ICD-10 coding. Free Abstract Summary
  • How to Assess a Patient with Chronic Wounds
    Treat the cause IV  a. Determine if there is adequate blood supply to heal  b.  Identify the cause(s) as specifically as possible or make appropriate referrals c.  Review cofactors/comorbidities (systemic disease, nutrition, medications) that may delay or inhibit healing  d.  Evaluate the person’s ability to heal: healable, maintenance, non-healable   2a. Develop an individualized plan of care IV b. Treat the ca
  • Patient Education - Arterial Ulcer
    Arterial Ulcers for patients and caregivers. The topic can be shared by email, or the attached trifold brochure can be printed and handed directly to patients.
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