Dr. David Wishnew

Wound care
Austin, TX
41 years experience male

Locations

Director Plastic Surgery and Wound Care

Austin, TX

Address

Austin VA Hospital, Metropolis Blvd, Austin, TX
Directions

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Specialties
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Wound care

Doctor Q&A

242 Answers
43 Agrees
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience Wound care
Hyperglycemia: A glucose level that high ought to be investigated. Either the Lantus (insulin glargine) alone is not sufficient or else the dosage needs to be adjust ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience Wound care
Wound problem: It The light green slime you are getting is most likely due to contamination by a bacterium called Pseudomonas. It is usually controlled by applicati ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience Wound care
Abrasions and gels: Friction burns are very shallow abrasion if the uppermost layers of the skin. Often, they are pretty painful. They heal, however, pretty rapidly. Do n ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wishnew is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wishnew is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for your quick answer. None of the doctors I went to would even bother with a biopsy or culture. Just said it was a fever blister.
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Thanks very much, I am from Canada and I wish there were doctors here in Saskatoon whom would answer questions like this, I'm glad I came ap
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Thanks for your quick reply! You are correct. I didnt had much space to explain but cyst went away but still hurts both of my upper breast.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Free University of Brussels Faculty of Medicine, Belgium
Graduated 1979MD

Affiliations

Austin Surgical Hospital
St David's Medical Center
UMC Brackenridge
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