Patients at The University of Kansas Health System's Gene and Barbara Burnett Burn Center receive a continuum of care from a multidisciplinary team of experts. This includes board-certified plastic surgeons, general surgeons, internal medicine specialists and dermatologists. Other team members include:
- Nurse practitioners
- Case managers
- Mental health professionals
- Pain management resource team
- Physical therapists
- Occupational therapists
- Respiratory therapists
- Social workers
- Pastoral care specialists
Our experts collaborate in research to develop advanced techniques to improve burn care for patients everywhere, now and in the future.
Our entire burn care team meets weekly to discuss each patient’s condition and determine goals and plans for ongoing treatment. In addition, the team visits each patient daily to discuss his or her progress and modify care as needed.