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Southcoast Wound Care Team

Experience and expertise are the hallmark of our wound care team.

Many of our physicians have long experience treating patients in the South Coast region, and have established close working relationships with area physicians and patients.

They also bring extensive expertise in surgical and medical treatment of patients with hard to heal wounds.

Gerald Monchik, MD, Medical Director

A board certified surgeon practicing in the region for over 20 years, Dr. Monchik brings a great deal of expertise to our program.

He has extensive experience providing surgical treatment for non-healing wounds and as medical director of the Wound Care Center, he will play a major role in insuring high standards of quality in our clinical services.

Dr. Monchik will also serve as an important educational resource for wound care clinicians.

Wayne Christiansen, DO

Dr. Christiansen has been practicing Emergency Medicine on the South Coast for over 30 years and serves as the Medical Director for Emergency Medical Services for the City of Fall River and the town of Somerset. He also is a staff physician at Fall River Ambulatory Care Center, a division of Prima CARE and formerly served as Director of Emergency Medicine at Charlton Memorial Hospital.

Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Christiansen earned his Medical Degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Iowa and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Daniel Eardley, DO

Dr. Eardley is a board certified general surgeon and has practiced with Truesdale Surgical Associates for the past 20 years. He performs all aspects of general surgery including advanced laparoscopic procedures.

Ibrahim Eid, MD

Dr. Eid has extensive experience as a vascular surgeon with special expertise in minimally invasive vascular surgery.

A graduate of the American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Dr. Eid completed a residency in internal medicine at New York University Medical Center and a residency in general surgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and Brooklyn, N.Y. He also completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Eid introduced minimally invasive vascular surgery to the area and proctored vascular surgeons who were training in these skills. He is board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery.

Dr. Eid has published extensively on a number of topics concerning vascular surgery. His expertise includes carotid artery surgery and stenting, treatment of abdominal aneurysms, varicose veins, laser surgery and uterine fibroid embolization.

John Quatromoni, MD

Dr. Quatromoni practiced peripheral vascular surgery at Charlton Memorial Hospital for over 28 years and was a founder and chairman of the non-invasive vascular lab at the hospital. He also served as a past chairman of the Charlton Vascular Interventional Department. Since retiring from the practice of vascular surgery, Dr. Quatromoni works part time evaluating patients in a busy urologic practice in Fall River.

A graduate of Cornell University Medical College, Dr. Quatromoni completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Southern California Medical Center and a fellowship in vascular surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz.

He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society.

Wendy Miller, RN, Clinical Manager

Wendy Miller comes to Southcoast from another community Wound Care Center, where she served as clinical manager. In that role she supervised quality management protocols for the program and also played a major role in infection control and staff education, particularly in the coordination of clinical pathways for wound care services. She also has extensive experience in clinical management in a number of extended care facilities.



Southcoast Wound Care Center
Charlton Memorial Hospital
363 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720

Information: 508-973-7447

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