John M. Deacon, M.D., F.A.A.E.M., F.A.C.C.W.S.


Medical Director, Center for Wound Management

Medical Director, Skin, Wound, and Ostomy Therapy


Specialty  —     Wound management; hyperbaric medicine; emergency medicine  
Undergraduate Degree  —     BA, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego  
Medical Degree  —     New York Medical College  
Internship  —     General Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center  
Residency  —     Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center  
Board Certification  —     American Board of Emergency Medicine  
 —     Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine  

Certified Wound Specialist, American Academy of Wound Management

Affiliations  —     Fellow, American College of Emergency Medicine
   —     Fellow, American College of Certified Wound Specialists
   —     American Academy of Wound Management
   —     Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society

 —     Wound Healing Society
Other  —     Chair, Wound Care Collaborative Conference, Cottage Health System
    Previous Medical Director, California Emergency Physician's Medical Group, Pioneers Memorial Hospital
   —     Previous Medical Director, Desert Air Ambluance, Blythe, CA
Office  —     Center for Wound Management, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

(805) 696-7920


Dr. Deacon joined the Center for Wound Management as Medical Director in 2008. Under his leadership, the Center has been named a Center of Distinction and has received the Warriner Center of Excellence Award.