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Caulkins accepts position as medical director of wound healing at Augusta Health

David W. Caulkins, M.D., a general surgeon who has been in private practice in the area since 1985, has joined the Augusta Health’s Wound Healing Clinic as its Medical Director.  In his new position, Dr. Caulkins will provide a unique service and comprehensive treatment regimen for non-healing chronic wounds.

The Wound Healing Clinic is located on the second floor of the Cancer Center on the Augusta Health campus.  The clinic phone number is 540.245.7230.

Dr. Caulkins graduated from medical school and completed his residency in Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia.  He is board-certified in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.  Dr. Caulkins is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has been an active member of the medical community, serving in numerous positions of leadership, for many years.

“I believe my new role as Medical Director of the Wound Healing Clinic will be both personally fulfilling and professionally challenging.  I look forward to getting to know our patients, and working together to heal their wounds.”

Augusta Health is an independent, nonprofit community hospital with a mission to promote the health and well-being of our community through access to excellent care. In 201

0, it was the only hospital in Virginia—and one of only 74 of the 5000 hospitals in the United States—to receive both the Patient Safety Excellence Award and the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from HealthGrades. 

These awards place Augusta Health in the top 5% of US hospitals for both patient safety and quality.

For more information about Augusta Health, its programs or its services, please contact Public Relations at 540.245.7329 or 540.221.7329, or visit Augusta Health online at

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