Burn Treatment & Surgery
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.
Each of our physicians is trained in general surgery and specializes in burn surgery and recovery.
Meet Our Providers:
- Burn Surgery
- Colon & Small Bowel Surgery
- Hernia Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Critical Care
- General Surgery
- Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
- Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
- Burn & Wound Care
- Gallbladder Surgery
- Hernia Surgery, including Open & Laparoscopic
- Upper & Lower Endoscopy
- Surgical Treatment of Skin & Soft Tissue Disorders
We offer many services, including:
- Burn treatment
- Skin grafting
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 Dietitian 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.
Dr. Joseph Pulito, a 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 on Wednesday. Tyler said the resultant fires not only threaten the patients on oxygen but the people around them."