Our Services

Saving Limbs with State-of-the-Art Care

Have you been told that you are at risk for limb amputation? You have options — and the Amputation Prevention Center at Valley Presbyterian Hospital is here to help restore your health and quality of life.

Facing the possibility of limb amputation can be extremely emotional and isolating. As one of the only facilities nationwide to offer the expertise of on-site vascular surgeons, podiatric surgeons, and experts in limb salvage and wound management in one state-of-the-art setting, the Amputation Prevention Center can offer you or a loved one many progressive limb salvage options. In addition, you will be actively involved in the treatment plan for your care.

Successful Outcomes

Preserving a limb at risk requires an innovative team approach. At the Amputation Prevention Center, you will receive care from specialists focused on preserving limbs, restoring function, healing wounds, and returning you to the life you deserve. Our modern, 11,257-square-foot facility is designed to accommodate patients with limited mobility — making it easier for you to obtain the leading-edge treatment that can help heal wounds, save limbs, and enhance your quality of life.

Conveniently located in Van Nuys on the campus of Valley Presbyterian Hospital, we provide access to emergency care services and surgical suites that are staffed by specialists and fully equipped with the latest technology and instruments to perform a wide range of limb-saving procedures.

Contact us today to learn about the treatment options available to you. We are available at 877.220.FOOT (3668); international callers may contact us at 001.818.902.5755. You can also email us using our convenient contact us page.

Get a Second Opinion

At the Amputation Prevention Center, we believe limb preservation begins with early intervention and customized education that’s specific to your individual condition. We take a unique, multidisciplinary team approach to your care, performing risk-assessment and diagnostic procedures to determine if you are at risk of developing serious complications due to diabetes or wound care issues. We are committed to involving you in the overall care plan and helping you on your journey to health. At our Center, you’ll find information, resources and tools to help you understand the risks, as well as your treatment options.

Please call us at 877.220.FOOT (3668)

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