Jeffrey A Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS
Dr. Jeffrey Niezgoda is the President & Chief Medical Officer of AZH Centers. Advancing the Zenith of Healthcare is a novel company dedicated to excellence in wound, vascular and regenerative clinical services. Dr. Niezgoda is also the founder of Web CME, an international educational company with a mission to provide wound care and hyperbaric education over the internet. Over the past 10 years, WebCME has trained over five thousand healthcare providers. For 16 years (1998-2013) Dr. Niezgoda held the position of Medical Director of the Center for Comprehensive Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee Wisconsin and served as the President and Chief Medical Officer of Hyperbaric & Wound Care Associates.
He is the President of the American Professional Wound Care Association and the Immediate Past President of the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine. He serves as an honorary member of the Board of Directors of The American Board of Wound Healing and as member of the Board of Examiners for the creation of the Physician's Certification Examination in Wound Care, the Physician's Hyperbaric Certification Examination, and the Certified Hyperbaric and Wound care Specialist Examination. He has participated in multiple Expert Consensus Panels and has appeared before Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Food and Drug Administration to provide expert opinion in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Dr. Niezgoda has lectured extensively both on hyperbaric oxygen therapy and advanced wound care, presenting over 1000 podium and poster presentations at national and international conferences. He is a life member of the National Eagle Scout Association and the founder and President-Emeritus of the Association for Bladder Exstrophy Children.
Dr. Niezgoda holds an M.D. from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, and is a 1981 graduate of U.S. Air Force Academy.