Burn Treatment & Surgery

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.

Team

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

Meet Our Providers:

Areas of Focus
  • Burn Surgery
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colon & Small Bowel Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
Areas of Focus
  • Surgical
  • Burns
  • Wound Care
  • Adult & Pediatric Care
Areas of Focus
  • Burns
  • Critical Care
  • General Surgery
  • Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Areas of Focus
  • Burn & Wound Care
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery, including Open & Laparoscopic
  • Upper & Lower Endoscopy
  • Surgical Treatment of Skin & Soft Tissue Disorders
Areas of Focus
  • General Surgery
  • Burn Surgery
  • Burn & Wound Care

Conditions & Procedures

We offer many services, including:

  • Burn treatment
  • Skin grafting

Health 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 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.

News

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."

Dr. Charlie Mueller on his Medical Volunteerism in West Africa