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Tay Sha Howell, MD

Experienced wound care specialist: passionate about helping you heal


  • Dr. Tay Sha Howell has been successfully healing difficult wounds for many years with expertise in all aspects of general wound care, as well as advanced therapies such as biologic grafts, casting, compression therapy, and negative pressure therapy.From simple wounds to complex and chronic ulcers, from pediatric to geriatric, Dr. Howell has the professional knowledge necessary to treat your wound.

  • Dr. Tay Sha Howell is one of the few Board Certified Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) specialists in the country. Dr. Howell provides evaluations for patients who are curious if HBO would be beneficial for their condition. Physicians not trained in hyperbaric medicine often recommend medical screening with a HBO specialist to see if this advanced treatment is appropriate. Direct Wound Care does not provide HBO treatments but can assist in referring if indicated. Full Services

  • Dr. Howell’s wound care practice offers a unique personalized experience in a private office setting. It reflects an emphasis on the doctor-patient relationship that is not burdened with the interference of insurance or hospital restrictions. Payment is made at the time of service. Treatment options are discussed at length regarding effectiveness, practicality, and cost, allowing the best care for each patient. Free Market Medicine


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Amputation Prevention


  • Dr. Tay Sha Howell’s passion to reduce amputations is unrivaled. High amputation rates challenged Dr. Howell to take on the status quo and change the process of care for Oklahomans. Dr. Howell has carried a banner for limb preservation both personally and professionally.

  • Early evaluation is key for avoiding amputation even for minor wounds for patients with diabetes or poor circulation. Wound Care Information

  • She served as Medical Director for a Diabetic Limb Salvage program for many years.

  • Dr. Howell served as co-founder and co-chapter leader for the OK Metro Save a Leg Save A Life Chapter, and serves on the National Board for Save A Leg Save A Life Foundation.  SALSAL website

  • Dr. Howell advocates for patients who are at-risk by thoroughly investigating the problem and proactively treating the condition. She is highly skilled in coordinating treatment with other specialists that may be needed for the more complex cases

  • Dr. Tay Sha Howell’s experience and diligence with diabetic foot ulcer treatment is exceptional and appointments are available with or without a physician referral. Contact for appointment.


Speaker. Teacher. Consultant.

  • Recognizing the need for advocates in the community, Dr. Tay Sha Howell enjoys presenting to both the public and the medical industry. 

  • Dr. Howell has experience with a variety of educational objectives and settings.  She can explain wound care, limb salvage, and other complex topics in a way that your audience can understand, whether they are medical professionals, administrators, students, patients, sales staff, or the general public.

  • You can book Tay Sha Howell, MD for speaking or educational engagements both in person or online.

  • Dr. Howell is also available for consulting projects or retainers to support your wound-care industry initiatives. Able to advise on clinical aspects and marketability, Dr. Tay Sha Howell’s expertise is a valuable asset for companies wanting to expand or improve their wound care therapies and initiatives.

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