Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) September 20, 2012
Peter VanDerMeid MD, CWS, recently passed an examination by the American Board of Wound Management making the Mary Washington Healthcare physician the first Certified Wound Specialist physician in the Fredericksburg area. The Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) board certification is a formal recognition of a master level knowledge and specialty practice in wound management.
Dr. VanDerMeid is a family practice physician with Ladysmith Medical Center and also sees patients at the Rappahannock Wound Healing Center in Fredericksburg. Since 2009, he has been serving on the Wound Center’s panel of providers along with several other local physicians.
“It is very gratifying to work with patients at the Wound Care Center, seeing them progress in their treatments and increase their self-esteem and activities,” says Dr. VanDerMeid. “It was important that I formally develop my wound credentials to be able to better care for my patients.”
The CWS board certification is a prestigious and rigorous certification in wound care, and demonstrates a distinct and specialized expertise in the practice. The CWS credential displays to patients, employers and peers a dedication to the highest standards and achievement in wound care.