Thursday, June 30, 2011

Best Burn Centers in the US

With the news of the NAPA firepot recall, some folks have been asking about burn centers that seem to be head and shoulders above the rest. Here is a compilation:

Shriners Hospitals for Children have hospitals devoted to burns. They are in BostonCincinnati, and Sacramento CA.
The University of Washington Harborview Medical Center. Harborview has treated over 15,000 since 1974. They treat nearly all the burn victims in Washington. They are also one of the first to adopt the removal of dead tissue as early as possible to prevent infection. Harborview Medical Center is located at 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA. They have a 96% survival rate with burns over 75% of the body.
Nationwide Children's Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio, at 555 South 18th Street, Suite 6G, Columbus, Ohio 43205.
Tampa General Hospital Regional Burn Center is one of only four burn centers in Florida. It is a 13 bed unit with expansion.
In the South, here are specialized burn centers:


Children's Hospital of Alabama Medical Center
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital of Augusta
3651 Wheeler Road
Augusta , GA 30909
Emory University Burn Center
Grady Memorial Hospital
80 Butler Street
Atlanta, GA 30335


Orlando Regional Medical Center -- Burn / Tissue Rehab Unit
1414 South Kuhl Ave
Orlando, FL 32806-2134 United States
            407 841-5176 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            407 841-5176      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      
Tampa General Hospital -- Tampa Bay Regional Burn Center
PO Box 1289
Tampa, FL 33601 United States
            813 251-7617 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            813 251-7617      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      
University of Florida -- Shands Burn Center
1600 SW Archer Road
Gainesvillw, FL 32610 United States
            352 395-0200 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            352 395-0200      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      
University of Miami -- Jackson Memorial Burn Center
1800 NW 10th Ave
Miami, FL 33136 United States

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