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Wound Medicine Physician joins McLaren Central Michigan

Posted Date: 7/15/2015
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Anne E. Missavage, MD, FACS, board certified in wound medicine and surgery, joined McLaren Central Michigan’s active medical staff as the Medical Director of the Wound & Hyperbaric Center.

Dr. Missavage brings more than 30 years of wound medicine experience, and is one of six providers in the state of Michigan certified by the American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery. She treats patients for cellulitis, osteomyelitis, diabetic foot and surgical wound infections, hidradenitis suppurativa, venous stasis ulcers, and any wound with difficulty healing. Her clinical interests include treating patients with burns and infected abdominal wounds. She uses outpatient antibiotic infusion therapy and hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment options when necessary.

Growing up in Michigan, Dr. Missavage graduated with distinction in 1980 from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. In 1985, she completed her residency in general surgery at Wayne State University affiliated hospitals.

Dr. Missavage also has medical experience in the military—nearly seven years with the Michigan National Guard Army Medical Department Medical Service Corp and then becoming Chief of the Medical Corps Burn Study Branch at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Missavage’s background includes 20 years of teaching experience. Her previous faculty appointments include positions at University of California, Davis, Calif. and Michigan State University, Lansing, Mich.

In her free time, both Dr. Missavage and her husband enjoy old-time music. She sings Sacred Harp—a form of traditional, religious folk music singing a cappella hymns—and her husband is a fiddler who teaches at the Michigan State University Community Music School.

Dr. Missavage has two children; her oldest is beginning the PhD Program in Genetics at the University of Iowa, younger is planning to go to law school next year.

The Wound & Hyperbaric Center, located at 4639 E. Pickard Street, opened in mid-January 2013 and offers advanced wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. 

Dr. Missavage is accepting new patients. Her office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, and the office can be reached at (989) 956-3118.