Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s Wound Center Receives Prestigious RestorixHealth’s Wound Center of Excellence Award

August 1, 2023

Niagara Falls, NY — Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) proudly announces the Wound Center of Niagara has been recognized with RestorixHealth’s distinguished Wound Center of Excellence Award for January – June 2023.

The Wound Center of Excellence Award recognizes centers that achieve or surpass clinical and operational benchmarks, adhering to clinical practice pathways that facilitate successful patient outcomes. Among the key factors contributing to the award’s attainment is the center’s exceptional patient satisfaction rate of 96% or higher.

RestorixHealth, a leading management company for wound care centers nationwide, presents this award to centers that consistently surpass clinical and quality standards, achieving exceptional healing outcomes and ensuring patient safety. The Wound Center of Niagara has exceeded these benchmarks, showcasing a remarkable dedication to excellence in wound care.

“Our team at the Wound Center of Niagara is honored to receive RestorixHealth’s Wound Center of Excellence Award,” said Joseph A. Ruffolo, NFMMC CEO and President.”This recognition is a testament to the dedication and expertise of our multidisciplinary team, who work tirelessly to provide top-notch wound care services to our patients.”

The Wound Center of Niagara specializes in outpatient treatment centers devoted to patients with chronic, nonhealing wounds, including those arising from diabetes, circulatory problems, or radiation-related injuries. Equipped with advanced wound care technology, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the center’s skilled team of physicians, nurses, and technicians collaboratively work to optimize patient care, offering the most advanced healing options available.

“We are incredibly proud of our team’s unwavering commitment to providing the highest level of wound care,” said Russell Carlson, M.D., Director of the Wound Center of Niagara. “This recognition reaffirms our dedication to enhancing the lives of our patients and fostering a culture of excellence within our center.”

The Wound Center of Niagara’s achievement of RestorixHealth’s Wound Center of Excellence Award is proof of their commitment to patient-centric care and continuous improvement in wound healing. This recognition solidifies their position as a leading provider of specialized wound care services in the Niagara Falls region.


Founded in 1895, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) has a long tradition of serving the Niagara community. NFMMC’s hospital and primary stroke program are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, and its primary care network is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Memorial’s inpatient services include a cardiac/stroke unit, a medical–surgical unit, an ICU, a Labor and Delivery unit, and an Adult Inpatient Psychiatry unit, the only one of its kind in Niagara County. Memorial serves as a Center for Community Health by operating five primary care centers, a large outpatient adult mental health clinic, a Health Home, and several innovative community-based services.   Thanks to a partnership with Catholic Health, Kaleida Health, and Erie County Medical Center, NFMMC operates the only cardiac catheterization laboratory in Niagara County. Memorial is also home to the Golisano Medical Oncology Center, which operates in collaboration with Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center.

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