ROCKVILLE, MD—Collingswood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center recently welcomed Puran P. Mathur, M.D., as its new infectious diseases director. Located at 299 Hurley Ave. in Rockville, the skilled nursing facility offers post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care.
“Collingswood is known throughout the region for its progressive skilled nursing services,” said Mathur. “I look forward to working with the facility’s dedicated team in aiming to ensure the very best outcomes for our residents.”
Mathur is a board-certified infectious disease specialist. He has maintained a private practice for nearly three decades and is affiliated with Adventist HealthCare’s Shady Grove Medical Center in Rockville. Under Mathur’s direction, Collingswood’s infectious diseases’ focus centers on identification, treatment and prevention. Services include designing effective care and treatment plans for skilled nursing patients with a range of ailments, as well as educating the facility’s care team members on infectious diseases and proper protocols.
Collingswood develops its specialty partnerships with the support of Marquis Health Consulting Services. “Dr. Mathur possesses extensive experience in infectious diseases within skilled nursing and hospital settings, and has won awards for medical excellence and compassionate care; the team is pleased to welcome him in this new role,” said Nikki Gachot, Marquis’ regional director of market development.
Collingswood also recently introduced a comprehensive chronic illness support care model, which includes palliative care services and pastoral support to further improve mental health for patients and their loved ones. The facility’s additional specialty care offerings include cardiac care, pulmonary rehab and chronic kidney disease (CKD) management with on-site hemodialysis. The facility also offers a secure memory care neighborhood. Beyond its clinical offerings, Collingswood provides a public resource library of physician-curated content, addressing many health care topics.