Grand Rounds – Update in Diabetic Foot Ulcer Management

Event Date & Time

January 13, 2021 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm


Video Conference

Event Details:


Every 30 seconds, someone is getting amputated in this world and Family Physicians often provide care for these patients.  Therefore, diabetic foot ulcer management and therapy directly impacts primary care.  Learn how to evaluate and manage diabetic foot ulcers and the role of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in diabetic foot ulcers.


  1.  Discuss staggering statistics related to Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU)
    2.  Discuss Diabetic Foot Ulcer patients and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO)
    3.  Explain importance of standard wound care in treating DFU patients
    4.  Review Evidence for HBO therapy in DFU patients
    5.  Discuss role of TcpO2 in evaluating patients with DFU

Financial Disclosures:

Jayesh Shah, MD, MHA has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee members (Mark Nadeau, MD, Marcy Wiemers, MD, Maria Del Pilar Montañez Villacampa, MD, Christine Song, DO, Nehman Andry, MD, Gabriela Lopez, PsyD, Andrew Dinh, DO, Maureen Alvarado, DO, Inez I. Cruz, PhD, and Nichole Rubio) have no relevant financial relationships to commercial interests to disclose.

The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee member Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD has disclosed he receives royalties from General Practice and Family Medicine for being UpToDate Editor-in-Chief.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hours)

Target Audience:

Specialties – Primary Care; Family Medicine  
Faculty, residents, other health care providers and staff from our department; physicians and health care providers from San Antonio and South Texas; and medical students in our third-year clerkship and fourth year rotations. 


The UT Health Long San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.

For activity related questions, please contact:

Name: Nichole Rubio- FCM Grand Rounds Coordinator


For CME general questions, please contact:

Ph: (210) 567-4445




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About the Speaker(s)

Dr. Jayesh ShahJayesh Shah, MD, MHA
President, South Texas Wound Associates, PA
President, American College of Hyperbaric Medicine


Dr. Jayesh B. Shah is the President of South Texas Wound Associates, where he provides clinical wound care services in San Antonio since past 22 years; President of TIMEO2 Healing Concepts, LLC, which provides consulting and education services in wound care and hyperbaric medicine; Medical Director of Wound Healing Center at Northeast Baptist Hospital; Co-Medical Director of Mission Trail Baptist Wound Healing Center in San Antonio, Texas; current President of American College of Hyperbaric Medicine; Past President American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin; Past President of Bexar County Medical Society; current Board of Trustees Member of Texas Medical Association and AMA Delegation from Texas.
He has published “Wound Care Certification Study Guide” in 2011, its second edition in 2016; Textbook of Chronic Wound Care: An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment in 2018, and created “WoundDoctor” App, a comprehensive woundcare resource tool for physicians, nurses and physical therapists for iPhone, Android and iPad. He has authored over 40 chapters on wound topics in 4 books and 30+ scientific articles in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. As Assistant Editor of Journal of ACCWS, he writes a column on certification exam in wound care.
To his credit, Dr Shah is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by TIPS SW Chapter(2020),First Diabetic Foot Research Award- India (2019), Paul James Sheffield Education Award for Lifetime Dedication to Education in the field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine (2014); Jefferson C. Davis Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine (2007 and 2011); Carolyn Sue Award (2009); Young Scientist/Medical Doctor Award (2008).