Our Philosophy and Story…
WoundWear, Inc. is recognized as a leading developer of innovative protective and rehabilitative veterinary products. At WoundWear, Inc. we believe that pet owners want to provide the same quality and compassion to their pet’s health care as they would to any other family member. Therefore, our mission at WoundWear, Inc. is to apply a humanistic approach to all of our product development.
Dr. Joel F. Spatt – Founder & Chairman of the Board
Dr. Spatt, the founder and CEO of WoundWear, Inc is a physician specializing in human reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Spatt’s interest in developing veterinary products stems from his background in surgery and biomechanics, and his true love of animals.
- Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Certified in both Co2 and Pulsed Dye Laser
- Certified in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
- Certified in AO fixation
- Sub specialty in Biomechanics and Kinesiology and orthosis
- Adjunctive Assistant Professor Department of Surgery Chicago Medical School
- Prior Residency Director – North Chicago VA
Carly Spatt – Vice President
Carly is the daughter of Dr. Joel Spatt who is the creator and President of WoundWear Inc. and has been involved with the company since the beginning. She is a true animal lover growing up with dogs and horses all of her life. Carly spent many years after college training horses, which is a great passion of hers. She has also worked with dogs at PetsMart in their dog boarding and training center. Carly likes to donate and volunteer her time at local dog rescues and has rescued two dogs of her own. She has spent a great deal of time learning all aspects of the business. Carly received a certificate for Advanced Social Media from University of San Francisco as additional training. She has trained with Dr. Spatt for hundreds of hours over 8 years on the anatomy and biomechanics required to understand the product and how it works for the injury. She has also studied aspects of the Cruciate Ligament injury as well as the surgical procedures and treatments offered. Carly uses her knowledge of the product, the injury, as well as her love of animals to relate to the customers and make them feel comfortable. She goes out of her way answer questions and to assist our clients once they have received the product. She truly cares about the animals and their recovery. In the future Carly will take over Woundwear Inc. as the President and work hard to continue in her father’s footsteps to help many dogs with this debilitating problem. Carly shares Dr. Spatt’s humanistic approach of using conservative care as a primary treatment when possible.