Akron Children’s Hospital, Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute is seeking a general or plastic surgeon to join our team as the Burn Center Director! The selected candidate will be board certified in general surgery with added qualifications in surgical critical care and superior skills in the care of burn patients as demonstrated by prior training and experience. Completion of a burn fellowship is preferred.
Verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons continuously since 1996, the Center provides ,acute and rehabilitative care for children and adults from the region who have sustained burn injuries and other complex wounds. Our multidisciplinary care team treats a variety of burns ranging from minor to severe, from the time of admission through rehabilitation. Our team is comprised of general surgeons, general surgical residents, internal medicine, advance practice providers, occupational and physical therapists, nutritionists, pharmacists, psychologists, chaplaincy and social workers.
The Center is comprised of a 12- bed inpatient unit, triage area, outpatient clinic, hydrotherapy area for wound care and a physical therapy room. The Center treats 250 burns annually with approximately 3,000 outpatient visits.