Medical Advisory Board (AC5)

Dr. Bohn is a board-certified General Surgeon with 35 years of experience. He is Board Certified in Hyperbaric Medicine and certified in Wound Care. Dr. Bohn is the Past President of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, a professional organization of 2400 wound care providers. He is President of the American Board of Wound Healing overseeing certification for physicians, nurses, and technologists across wound care settings. As a member of the American of Professional Wound Care Association, Dr. Bohn has been recognized and honored with the designation of Masters level in wound care, MAPWCA.

Dr. Bohn has published on a variety of Wound and Hyperbaric topics, and is a practicing surgeon and wound care physician who values a team approach to wound care.

Dr. DiDomenico is board-certified in Podiatric Medicine, a diabetic wound care specialist, a PM Podiatry Hall of Fame Recipient, and a Podiatry Specialist in Youngstown, Ohio. He graduated with honors from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1987. Having more than 30 years of diverse experiences, especially in Podiatry, Dr. DiDomenico affiliates with many hospitals including St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, Northside Medical Center, St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in the medical group NOMS Ankle and Foot Care Centers.

Dr. Garoufalis, brings extensive experience in wound care, limb salvage, podiatric medicine as a lead medical advisor to Arch. He is Past President of the both the American Podiatric Medical Association and the International Federation of Podiatrists. Dr. Garoufalis was previously a senior attending physician and the Podiatric Surgery Residency Director at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, as well as attending physician at Hines VA Medical Center. He has a private practice in Chicago and is part of the AMITA Health System.

Dr. Garoufalis is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine with Added Qualification in Wound Care and Limb Preservation. He is a Founding Fellow of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Garoufalis is a Fellow of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Dr. Garoufalis is also the Co-Chair of the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders. Dr. Garoufalis is currently the President of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine – International, and the Chief Medical Officer for Advanced Oxygen Therapy, Inc.

Dr. Garoufalis is considered a Key Opinion Leader in many areas. He is a noted, award winning researcher, author of many articles and invited speaker, having provided delivered national and international educational lectures, seminars and workshops.

John C. Lantis II, MD, is currently the site Chief and Professor of Surgery at Mount Sinai West Hospital, and the Icahn School of Medicine; in mid-town Manhattan where he practices as a senior vascular surgeon. Prior to this he served as the Vice Chairman for operations, ofthe Department of Surgery at both Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside since 2014, and the Chief of Vascular and Endovascular surgery since 2007.

Dr. Lantis attained the academic rank of Professor of Surgery first at Columbia University in 2013, and subsequently in 2014 at the Icahn School of Medicine. In addition as co-chair of the Cardiovascular and interventional radiology value analysis committee, he has served on the corporate steering committee for value analysis since 2014.

Dr. Lantis is a world leader in limb salvage and lower extremity wound healing, which includes a very large breadth of knowledge in regard to cellular and tissue-based therapies and local and regional flap therapy. He has been a principal investigator on over 70 clinical trials; including having participated in most of the lower extremity stem cell therapy trials. He is frequently asked to speak internationally in regard to these subjects.

Dr. Lantis is the Clinical Editor of WOUNDS and sits on the editorial boards of most of the major Wound journals. He is the past president of the New York Vascular Surgery Society, a founding member of the American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery, and the Vascular Study Group of New York.

Dr. Lantis is locally recognized for excellent outcomes in carotid surgery and endovascular limb salvage. His practice also includes abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, vascular access for hemodialysis, complex head and neck reconstruction, major abdominal sarcoma resection, and advanced outpatient venous therapy. Dr. Lantis leads the diabetic foot team, and the amputation team, and is his institution's principal consultant for advanced wound care.

Dr. Brock Liden graduated from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He is Board Certified by the American Podiatric Medicine, FABWH, and FAPWCA.

Dr Liden currently practices in Circleville Ohio. His previous positions include adjunct professor at Capital University in Columbus Ohio as well as the past medical director of Berger Health Systems Wound Healing Center.

Dr. Liden is an international speaker for the advancement of wound healing. He has presented multiple posters and educates at podiums around the world. He has also authored numerous articles and lectures extensively on a variety of topics pertinent to wound care, podiatric medicine, surgery, and practice management. As an accomplished researcher, Dr. Liden is involved in a large number of clinical studies and is dedicated to the advancement of wound care and limb salvage.

Dr. Treadwell is currently the Medical Director of the Institute for Advanced Wound Care in Montgomery, Alabama. He received his medical education at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He continued his training by doing his general and vascular surgical residencies at Scott and White Medical Center in Temple, Texas. He practiced vascular and general surgery in Montgomery, Alabama. In October 1998, Dr. Treadwell founded The Institute for Advanced Wound Care at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery. In February 2006, the Institute for Advanced Wound Care moved to Baptist Medical Center in Montgomery. 

Dr. Treadwell has been involved with numerous educational and research initiatives and directs wound care educational programs at his wound center to help educate physicians and other medical personnel in the current therapy of acute and chronic wounds. Dr. Treadwell has shared his experience in the treatment of chronic wounds through lectures and presentations and publications. Wound care practitioners from around the world have attended preceptorships at the Institute for Advanced Wound Care. Dr. Treadwell has assisted in the establishment of wound treatment centers in Ghana, Africa, and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 

Dr. Treadwell is the Editor-in-Chief of Wounds magazine and is a member of the World Association of Medical Editors. He is a member of the Wound Healing Society and the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care. He has served two terms as the Physician Member of the AAWC Board of Directors. He has served as the President-elect, President, and Past-President of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care. He is serving with the World Alliance for Wound and Lymphedema Care to develop wound education and treatment guidelines for the treatment of acute and chronic wounds in underdeveloped countries of the world. He is the current Vice-President of the World Alliance for Wound and Lymphedema Care Board of Directors.