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The University Hospital Burn Center offers a unique level of comprehensive burn treatment for both pediatric and adult patients from the time of injury through discharge and rehabilitation. Learn more about the newly remodeled Burn Center

Like Family: Burn Center Survivors Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Recovery at University Hospital



The Distraction Machine


Resources like a distraction station (video at left) combined with the skills of a child life specialist play a critical role in the care provided to young children in the burn center.

Preventing Burns at Home


UW Health burn surgeon Lee Faucher recently appeared on NBC-15 to discuss how you can prevent scalding burns, which can commonly occur at home. Watch his interview at left.


Dr. Faucher also sees between 15 and 20 children each year who suffer burns on their hands from fireplace doors.

UW Health burn surgery team members

ACS Certified Burn Center


The University of Wisconsin Burn Center is verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Burn center verification by the ACS provides a true mark of distinction for a burn center, designating University Hospital among an elite group of critical care centers offering the most comprehensive critical care available for both adult and pediatric patients.


Learn more about ACS certification

UW Health Burn Care team 

Burn Care Team


At the University of Wisconsin Burn Center, a team of doctors, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists and others work collaboratively to develop individualized treatment plans tailored to the needs of each unique patient.


Learn more about your Burn Care Team

UW Health Burn Center: Physicians in the operating room 

Burn Team Advancement


Education and research, both in the lab and in the clinic, are cornerstones of better burn care. At the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Burn Unit, we are dedicated - through education, research and care - to return burn survivors to the lives they knew before they were injured.


Learn how you can support our work 

Blake Geoffrion Hockey Classic: June 17, 2017 spacer UW Health Burn Center: Summer camps for burn-injured youth