Burn Treatment & Surgery

About

Burn Treatment & Surgery is the branch of medicine concerned with treating burn victims, including thermal, chemical, and electrical burns as well as complex skin and soft tissue injury.

We are currently welcoming new patients. Please see our list of office locations to the right to find the location closest to you.

Once selecting a location, you can either call to schedule an appointment or click on a provider of your choice and request an appointment online.

Log into our online portal, MyHealth Connection, to request an appointment online, retrieve your medical records, request prescription refills, and communicate with your provider.

If you don't have a log in, you can click on the office location you are being seen at to the right, and call to schedule an appointment or click on your provider and request an appointment online.

Please visit the office location page of your physician to print check-in forms, procedure instructions, medical history forms, and other helpful information. Please call your physician's office if you have any questions.

To refer a patient to our practice, please visit the Office Location page of your choice to conveniently submit your referral online.

Team

Each of our four physicians is trained in general surgery and specializes in burn surgery and recovery.

Meet our Surgeons:

Areas of Focus:
Burn Surgery, Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal Surgery), Colon and Small Bowel Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pilonidal Disease, Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wounds, Venous Access
Areas of Focus:
Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal Surgery), Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hernia Repair, Burn Management, Complex Wound Management, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Areas of Focus:
Breast Disease, Burn and Wound Care, Colonoscopy, Complex Hernias, Contracture Release, General Surgery, Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal Surgery)
Areas of Focus:
Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendectomy

Conditions & Procedures

We offer many services, including:

  • Burn treatment
  • Wound care
  • Skin grafting

Health Info

Health Tips & Info: 

Pain Management After a Burn Injury

Dr. Niknam Eshraghi, burn surgeon with The Oregon Clinic and the Oregon Burn Center offers advice on pain management, cleaning wounds, monitoring the injury, and general tips after hospital treatment for a burn injury.

 

Nutrition After a Burn Injury

Danielle Toepfer, Registered/Licensed Dietition with the Oregon Burn Center, discusses the importance of good nutrition when leaving the hospital after sustaining a burn injury, and offers tips on nutrition when recovering from a burn injury.

 

How to Change your Silvadene Bandage

Instructions on how to apply a silvadene bandage.

News

Smokers on Oxygen Therapy Spark 9 Fires in 18 Months, Fire Officials Say

Dr. Joseph Pulito, retired burn surgeon at The Oregon Clinic, speaks about oxygen fires: (July 2013) "Smoking cigarettes while receiving 100 percent oxygen is a recipe for disaster, firefighter Lt. Rich Tyler and burn surgeon Dr. Joseph Pulito said at a news conference Wednesday. Tyler said the resultant fires not only threaten the patients on oxygen, but the people around them."