Acute burn surgery is performed immediately after an injury by specialized trauma surgeons. Reconstructive (plastic) burn surgery may be required later to remove scars and improve range of motion.
Burn Surgery at Wellstar
Using extraordinary precision and skill, Wellstar burn surgeons use the latest techniques to reduce pain from burns and get children and adults back to their daily routines. As a leader in burn care, Wellstar Burn Centers provide state-of-the-art, compassionate treatment.
Surgical procedures include scar release, skin grafts, skin rearrangement (Z-plasty) and skin donor flaps, as well as inpatient and outpatient pediatric burn care. Wellstar burn surgeons work with other specialists to develop a personalized care plan that may include non-surgical treatments like hyperbaric oxygen therapy, hand therapy and pressure garments.