Burn care focuses on the treatment and minimization of burn injuries, often specifically focusing on reconstructive services.
Burn care services in Nashville, Tennessee
Severe burns require specialized care to ensure proper healing and minimal scarring.
Our burn team at TriStar Skyline Medical Center collaborates with specialists across medical disciplines, such as plastic surgeons and physical therapists to create a comprehensive burn treatment plan for each individual patient and promote healing and recovery. We use the latest medical advancements in surgeries and skin substitutes to help our patients regain nervous and muscular function and feel comfortable about their appearance.
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Types of burns we treat
Our burn doctors treat significant burn injuries of all types, including:
- Chemical burns
- Electrical burns
- Friction burns
- Radiation burns
The Burn Center at TriStar Skyline
Severe burns are considered traumatic wounds. That is why our burn care services are provided through our outpatient burn and wound care clinic and supported by our Level II Trauma Center. This means we are equipped to provide advanced care and do everything in our capacity to return you to the highest possible level of independence and function. Our treatments and services include:
- Custom garment application
- Laser treatment
- Nutrition services
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation
- Reconstructive surgery
- Speech-language pathology
- Tissue expanders
- Tissue transfers or flaps
Outpatient burn care
In addition to our inpatient burn program, our outpatient services for burn patients include postoperative surgery discharge management, as well as care for acute and chronic wounds, skin disorders, and soft tissue disorders.
Skin graft surgery
Skin grafting for burns involves a surgeon covering burns with healthy skin extracted from another area of your body or from another person. This type of treatment also helps minimize scarring.