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Burn care

Burn care focuses on the treatment and minimization of burn injuries, often specifically focusing on reconstructive services.


Burn center in Nashville

If you experience severe burns, our specialized care will help you properly heal with minimal scarring.

When you've been badly burned, you need high-level care to ease pain, recover mobility and minimize scarring. TriStar Skyline Medical Center's burn and wound care team is made up of nationally recognized specialists with extensive burn experience in adult and pediatric patients. Using the latest medical techniques, we work with plastic surgeons and physical therapists to recover your body's function and help you feel comfortable.

Need a physician referral?

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

Related specialties

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Types of burns we treat

Our burn specialists treat significant injuries of all types, including:

  • Chemical burns
  • Electrical burns
  • Friction burns
  • Radiation burns

Burn care services and treatments we offer

Our burn care services are offered through our outpatient burn and wound care clinic and are supported by our Level II Trauma Center. As a result, we can provide advanced care and do everything in our capacity to return you to the highest level of independence.

Outpatient burn care

Along with our inpatient burn program, our outpatient services for burn patients include postoperative surgery discharge management and care for acute and chronic wounds, skin disorders, and soft tissue disorders.

Skin graft surgery

Skin grafting involves a surgeon covering burns with healthy skin extracted from another area of your body or another person. This type of treatment also helps minimize scarring.

Burn treatments

Depending on your condition, you may also receive one or more of the following treatments and services:

  • Custom garment application
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Laser treatment
  • Nutrition services
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Speech-language pathology
  • Tissue expanders
  • Tissue transfers or flaps

Our burn treatment team

To ensure you receive full-service care, we provide a multidisciplinary burn treatment team, including:

  • Burn and trauma surgeons
  • Burn care nurses
  • Case managers
  • Physical therapists
  • Plastic surgeons
  • Psychologists
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Social workers