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Monday, November 11, 2013

Wound care expert joins new Franciscan Physician Network practice

INDIANAPOLIS – Monica L. Joyner, MD, has been appointed medical director for Wound Care Specialists, a practice recently established by Franciscan Physician Network.

She has been affiliated with the Franciscan St. Francis Health Wound Care Institute as physician of hyperbaric medicine since 2008. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a medical approach using a pressure chamber to enhance and speed the healing of wounds and other conditions.

A Fellow and certified by the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing and the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Joyner previously served as executive director and director of education for the Indianapolis-based MedTech College, where she also held various faculty positions. Prior to that, she was in private practice as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon.

Dr. Joyner received her undergraduate degree in psychobiology from Yale University and earned her medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where she completed a residency in general surgery. She also completed a plastic surgery at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

She is a member of the American Medical Association, Indiana State Medical Association, Aesculapian Medical Society (Indianapolis), National Medical Association, Health Volunteers Overseas (USA), Association for the Advancement of Wound Care and American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Led by Central Indiana Region President Isaac J. Myers II, MD, Franciscan Physician Network is a multidisciplinary group of physicians throughout central Indiana. These physicians offer a variety of primary care and specialty care services and all practice at Franciscan St. Francis Health.