Your Team for Wound Care, Anywhere

Evidence-based wound care, at your doorstep

Athena Specialty Group specializes in advanced wound care, incorporating innovative approaches that are evidence-based. Our expert mobile medical team will evaluate, monitor and treat wounds in the patients home, hospital or nursing facility. Each wound has a variety of contributing factors so an individualized care plan is necessary to achieve timely wound closure. With Athena, you can expand your patient base, reduce your readmission rate and achieve speed to healing.

Unlock the Power of the Elite Athena Team

Coordinated care, every step of the patient journey.

Athena Specialty Group works with the patient and their family to improve wound conditions using a patient-centered care model. All wounds have a variety of complex contributing factors. As such, an individualized care plan is necessary to improve wound healing and achieve expedited wound closure.

We Are Where You Need Support

Our specialized elite team of providers evaluates, monitors and treats wounds for patients in:

  • Hospitals
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Rehabilitation Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Patient Homes
  • Assisted Living Facilities

Athena Specialty Group will work with providers to ensure a smooth transition from inpatient to home. We communicate effectively with the clinical team and incorporate their input into the wound care plan.

In addition, Athena Specialty Group assists with referrals to specialists, mobile primary care providers (PCP) and many others as needed. We will also provide timely home health orders, prescriptions and expedite admissions to inpatient facilities should the need arise.

Coordinated Services:

Mobile in-home wound care
Facility wound care
Advanced wound modalities
Transitional care services
RN case management services
In-home vascular ultrasound
PCR wound testing

The Athena Advantage

Coordinated care, every step of the patient journey.

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Evidence-based Practice

By pioneering advanced modalities in the wound management field, we offer non-contact, non-thermal ultrasound therapy and other specialized treatments to provide your patients with the highest level of care. Unlike other mobile wound care services, we also assist facilities with transitional care to enhance the patient experience.

Continuum of Care with a Comprehensive Approach

Our holistic approach considers the whole patient and the comorbidities influencing slow healing wounds or preventing their healing. We implement a multi-faceted approach to treatment and provide customized plans for each patient.

Metrics and Reporting

At Athena, we understand the importance of tracking metrics, especially within the current healthcare reimbursement model. The Athena Advantage demonstrates a proven track record of dropping patient returns by an average of 76%. Our team strictly monitors and records treatment progression to ensure the patient receives a streamlined treatment and the care they need for a successful recovery. By partnering with Athena, providers can be confident that they are meeting these metrics and offering the highest quality care to their patients.

Workforce Multiplier

We align with your specific goals to help you treat a wider range of patients. We manage your most time-consuming and costly wounds while providing cost-neutral support, allowing you more flexibility in staff utilization.

Our Founders

Corporate Manager, MSN, MBA, RN

Co-owner, Lead Clinician, MSNE, FNP-C

Co-Owner, PA-C, MMS

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    Yancey Gaither

    Corporate Manager

    Yancey Gaither began his healthcare career in 1994 as an Orderly in a VA hospital. In 1996 he became a Registered Nurse. His clinical experience ranges from Intensive Care, to Emergency Departments, to Flight Nursing, and multiple roles in Healthcare Business Development. Yancey has 25+ years in health care and is grateful he is in a position to help vulnerable populations get the care they deserve.

    Prior to beginning his career in health care, Yancey proudly served his country in the United States Army. He also remained active with the National Guard and Army Reserve for an additional 12 years, as an enlisted member and officer. Yancey believes in the American dream and is willing to work hard to achieve it.

    Teresa Gaither

    Co-owner, Lead Clinician

    Teresa is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing back in 1998 from Grand Canyon University. She then received her Master’s Degree in Nursing with a focus in nursing education in 2011 from Walden University, and Family Nurse Practitioner Degree in 2015 from Grand Canyon University. Teresa’s work history includes working as an emergency room nurse from 1998-2015. Additionally, she has served as adjunct faculty for the undergraduate nursing program at Grand Canyon University teaching pathophysiology as well as adult and pediatric trauma certification courses for the Emergency Nurses Association and Banner Health.

    As a nurse practitioner, Teresa is trained in complex specialty wound care and transitional care. In her seven years as a nurse practitioner, she has also worked extensively as a primary care provider managing chronic conditions and medication management, and in wellness including specialized hormone optimization therapy.  

    Mischelle Johnson


    Mischelle is a board-certified Physician Assistant practicing in the valley for the past 22 years.  She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Grand Canyon University in 1997.  She continued her medical studies at AT Still University, receiving a Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2000. Mischelle’s work history includes 20 years of Emergency Medicine as a Physician Assistant.  In addition, Mischelle has worked as a mobile primary care provider and most recently chronic wound management.