U.S. ARMY INSTITUTE OF SURGICAL RESEARCH
"Optimizing Combat Casualty Care"

Burn Clinic


Outpatient Burn Clinic

CONTACT INFO

Office phone: 210-916-9116

Fax number: 210-916-9678



REFERRING A PATIENT



MISSION

The Outpatient Burn Clinic provides comprehensive treatment with any military or civilian burn patients. This includes follow-up care to patients who have been discharged from the Burn Center Inpatient Service as well as individuals referred on an outpatient basis and require ongoing care. The Outpatient Burn Clinic provides wound care, physical and occupational therapy, psychosocial care, and patient education.



BURN CLINIC LOCATION

4th floor of the COTO building (above the Emergency Department) in the San Antonio Military Medical Center.



BURN CLINIC OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



BURN CENTER STAFF

The Outpatient Burn Clinic staff includes a team of medical professional highly experienced in the care of burn patients. The team includes burn surgeons and fellows, surgical physician assistants, nurses, and technicians all specializing in various aspects of comprehensive burn care. The duties performed by this group of talented professionals encompass a wide range of skills and broad base of knowledge focused on caring for the patient with even the most severe burns. Physician assistants serve in all aspects of care provided at the Burn Center, including critical care, rehabilitation, wound care, and long-term reconstruction. Work environments include the Burn Intensive Care Unit, Progressive Care Ward, Burn Operating Room, and the Burn Outpatient Clinic.





PATIENT INITIAL APPOINTMENT

Patients being seen for the first time should arrive 20 minutes early to ensure that the necessary paperwork is completed.