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Burn care

Burn care focuses on the treatment and minimization of injuries caused by heat, chemicals, friction, electricity or radiation. Care can also include specialized reconstructive services.

Compassionate burn care for adults and children

Burns can be unsettling in both the short- and long-term, but we work to make sure they bring as little disruption to your life as possible.

The Methodist Hospital Burn and Reconstructive Center provides leading-edge burn treatment and repair, as well as reconstruction surgery. We offer critical care and outpatient services for all types of burns affecting both adults and children in San Antonio and the surrounding South Texas communities.

Types of burns we treat

The capabilities within the Methodist Hospital Burn and Reconstructive Center include treatment for all burn types, including:

  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Flame
  • Friction/road rash
  • Frostbite
  • Inhalation
  • Radiation
  • Scald
  • Thermal

Treatment options include:

  • Immediate and long-term burn care
  • Scar therapy
  • Skin and soft tissue disorder treatment
  • Treatment for complex wounds

Advanced burn care facilities

At the Methodist Hospital Burn and Reconstructive Center, our multidisciplinary care teams, including surgeons, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, case managers, nutritionists and pharmacists, work together to ensure the best outcomes for you and your family, applying advanced technologies and extensive training in critical burn and wound care for adults and children. Our facilities have specially equipped emergency burn rooms with special climate controls to regulate temperature and humidity if you often have difficulty maintaining body temperature.

Additionally, we provide all follow-up care at our outpatient burn clinic, which is equipped for both short- and long-term rehabilitation. This facility is conveniently located on the Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital campus.

For more information about the Burn and Reconstructive Center, please call (210) 575-BURN (2876).

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