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Seminar on April 14 to focus on hyperbaric medicine  

Ojai, California, 03/21/2012

Hyperbaric medicine – the use of oxygen at a level higher than atmospheric pressure to heal problem wounds – will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, April 14.

John Tesman, M.D., a local hyperbaric medicine and chronic wound care specialist, will lead the seminar from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the banquet room at Soule Park Golf Course, 1033 East Ojai Avenue.

The seminar will provide an introduction to hyperbaric medicine with information on the diagnosis and treatment of difficult wounds. Dr. Tesman also will talk about CMHS’s Center for Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Healing while explaining:

  • What causes non-healing wounds;
  • How hyperbaric chambers work and what they treat;
  • How wound care centers heal difficult wounds;
  • If you are a candidate for specialized wound care.

Dr. Tesman is board certified in emergency medicine, undersea and hyperbaric medicine and is a Fellow of the College of Chronic Wound Care Specialists. He is the medical director for the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and is an active member of the Community Memorial Hospital medical staff.

Space is limited, so call 805/640-2355 for reservations, or go to

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and 12 family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.