Lee Ruotsi, MD, FACCWS, UHM, CWSP
Medical Director, Advanced Wound Healing Centers
Catholic Health System
Dr. Ruotsi is the Medical Director of the Catholic Health Advanced Wound Healing Program in Buffalo, NY, and is Fellowship Program Director for the Wound Care Fellowship. He oversees three outpatient wound healing centers with hyperbaric medicine services as well as a 5 hospital in-patient wound care program. He is board certified in Wound Care by the American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery and the American Board of Wound Management and is board certified in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. He is additionally certified as a Diving Medical Officer (DMO) by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and is on the board of directors of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). Dr. Ruotsi is a Founding Diplomate and sits on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo and serves as an instructor and preceptor in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, for medical, physical therapy and nursing students as well as residents in the Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Podiatric residency programs and Vascular Surgery Fellowship. He is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC), the Wound Healing Society (WHS), is a faculty member of the Wound Certification Prep Course and lectures nationally as well as internationally on topics related to wound care and hyperbaric medicine.