Executive Medical Director Wound & Hyperbaric Medicine Service Line, HCA Healthcare, Mountain Division (Alaska, Idaho, Utah)
Dr. William H. Tettelbach is a certified wound specialist physician actively board-certified in Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Internal Medicine while retaining academic appointments at Duke University School of Medicine and Western University of Health Sciences. He currently serves as the Executive Medical Director of the newly established Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care Service line for the Mountain Division (Alaska, Idaho & Utah) of HCA Healthcare. His career has been dedicated to teaching providers and improving patients’ lives requiring the services of Hyperbaric Medicine, Advanced Wound Care, and Infectious Diseases. In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Tettelbach is an active member of Noridian’s Contractor Advisory Committee (CAC) providing guidance in the development of Hyperbaric Medicine, Wound Care, and Infectious Diseases local coverage determinations. He is also a committee member for The Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders which acts as one of the voices for Hyperbaric Medicine in the Government Affairs health policy arena.
2019 – Present Board of Directors Member of the American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA).
2021 – present Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention Advisory Panel Member, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, United Kingdom.
2020 – Present Medical Director of Wound Care & Infection Prevention, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Utah, Sandy, UT.
2019 – Present Board of Directors Member of the Association for Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) and member of its Finance and Publications Committees.
2019 – Present Medical Director of Wound Care & Infectious Diseases, Western Peaks Specialty Hospital, Bountiful, UT.
2019 – Present Adjunct Professor of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery, Western University Health Sciences/College of Podiatry, Pomona, CA.
2018 – 2022 Chief Medical Officer, Wound & Surgical Recovery, MIMEDX, Marietta, GA
2017 – Present Noridian Medicare “Carrier Advisory Committee” (CAC) member with expertise in Wound Care, Infectious Diseases, Skin Substitutes, and Hyperbaric Medicine.
2015 – 2018 Executive System Medical Director of Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Service Line, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT
– Responsible for 22 hospitals and ten outpatient hyperbaric/wound clinics
2015 Co-author of the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers:
Reference: Huang ET, Mansouri J, Murad MH, Joseph WS, Strauss MB, Tettelbach W,
Worth ER; UHMS CPG Oversight Committee. A clinical practice guideline for the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. Undersea Hyperb Med. 2015 May-Jun;42(3):205-47. PMID: 26152105.
2013 – Present Adjunct Assistant Professor of Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC.
2013 – 2018 Program Director of Duke University Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship – Salt Lake City Satellite Site.
2011 – 2018 Teaching Faculty, Intermountain Medical Center Podiatry Residency Program, Salt Lake City, UT.
2010 – 2018 Medical Director of Wound Care Clinics, Central Region, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT. (Three Wound/Hyperbaric Centers)
2008 – 2010 Founding Medical Director of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Hyperbaric/Wound Care Clinic & Methodist North Hospital Inpatient Interdisciplinary Wound Care Team, Memphis, TN.