Dr. Thomas E. Serena MD FACS FACHM MAPWCA
To date he has opened and operates advanced wound care centers across the United States and globally. Dr. Serena has been the lead or principal investigator in over 100 clinical trials, including studying dual-layer amniotic membranes (Artacent®) in patients with diabetic foot ulcers. In 2011, he developed a diagnostic technique that now bears his name: The Serena Technique©. He is one of the world’s leading experts in infection diagnostics, and he holds numerous patents on wound care devices and dressings.
Dr. Serena is internationally recognized as an expert in the field of wound healing: He has more than 250 published papers and has given more than 2000 invited lectures throughout the world. He has also been a member of the board of directors of the Wound Healing Society and served two terms on the board of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC), also having served as president. Dr. Serena also served as vice president of the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine and president of the American Professional Wound Care Association.
Dr. Serena has performed extensive medical relief work with Health Volunteers Overseas and served as chairman of the AAWC Global Volunteers/HVO Steering Committee until 2016. In 2016, in partnership with HEAL Foundation, he opened a wound clinic in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Outside of wound healing, he acted as a consultant for the government of Rwanda on AIDS prevention research.