Burn and Wound Care
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Burn and Wound Care

The Saint Elizabeth Regional Burn and Wound Center is internationally recognized for outstanding research and for providing the latest treatments and procedures for serious burns or for wounds that will not heal.

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The Saint Elizabeth Burn Center, the region’s first dedicated burn unit, continues to save lives throughout the multi-state region. Our medical team helps each burn patient, adult or child make a physical, emotional and psychological recovery. From initial assessment through the ongoing healing process, a highly-skilled and caring multidisciplinary team uses the most current and effective therapies. The center includes an outpatient burn clinic for less serious burns or follow-up care for severe burns.    

Wound Care
When it comes to wound care, we have an impressive record of healing sores that others thought incurable, including many that would have resulted in amputation. A team of doctors, specially-trained nurses, foot care specialists and lab technologists are experienced in all areas of wound management. Even patients with long standing wounds may heal in a few months.


Learn about our Burn and Wound Center from Dr. David Voigt, co-medical director.

               

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Click here to watch a video demonstrating the ability to grow skin!


For more information, please call 402-219-7680 for Burn Center or 402-219-8770 for Wound Care or call 800-877-2876 for either.


Celebrating 40 Years of Care

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  • We opened in 1973 — to serve children and adults in Lincoln and the surrounding region.
  • Nebraska’s only Verified Burn Center, a prestigious award from the American College of Surgeons and the American Burn Association. One of only 63 hospitals in the United States to earn this distinction.
  • Our burn team focuses on all aspects of recovery - physical, emotional and psychological.
  • Our 16-bed Burn Center treats approximately 500 burn patients each year from a six-state area: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.
  • The Outpatient Burn Clinic provides follow-up care for discharged burn patients, burns that do not require hospitalization as well as chronic wound management.
  • Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery (SOAR) trained volunteers are available to provide a sense of hope and a listening ear for patients and their loved ones.

 

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