Burn and wound care at Methodist Children's Hospital

We know accidents happen. Whether your child is suffering from a scald injury from hot liquids or a severe burn due to an accident or injury, our team will act quickly and provide compassionate care so that your child can get back to his or her routine.

The care team at Methodist Hospital Burn and Reconstructive Center provides advanced, comprehensive burn treatment, repair and reconstruction surgery, critical care, and outpatient services to pediatric patients from San Antonio and beyond. We also provide treatment for complicated skin infections and disorders.

Compassionate care close to home

Methodist Hospital Burn and Reconstructive Center offers care for all types of pediatric burn patients. Our multidisciplinary care teams including trauma, burn, physical therapy, occupational therapy, child life, social work, and nutrition work together to ensure the best outcome for each patient.

The Methodist Hospital Burn and Reconstructive Center collaborates with the widely respected Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America, which represents the largest burn network in the world. As a burn center patient, your child is able to receive comprehensive treatment, avoiding transfers of care outside of San Antonio.

For more information about the Burn & Reconstructive Center, please call, call: (855) 863-9595

Leading-edge burn care facilities

Methodist Hospital Burn and Reconstructive Center includes specially equipped emergency burn rooms with special climate controls to regulate temperature and humidity for burn patients who often have difficulty maintaining body temperature.

We provide all follow-up care to burn patients at the outpatient burn clinic, which is conveniently located on the Methodist Children’s Hospital campus. The clinic is equipped for short and long-term rehabilitation, providing the best possible outcomes for patients.

Types of burns we treat

The capabilities within the Methodist Hospital Burn and Reconstructive Center include treatment for all burn types:

  • Flame
  • Scald
  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Friction/road rash
  • Frostbite
  • Inhalation
  • Radiation
  • Thermal

Types of wounds we treat

  • Pressure wounds
  • Necrotizing fasciitis

Treatment options

  • Hyperbaric oxygen treatment
  • Treatment for complex wounds
  • Skin and soft tissue disorder treatment

Burn care at Methodist Healthcare

Burn care focuses on the treatment and minimization of burn injuries, often specifically focusing on reconstructive services.

Learn about Burn care