Burn

Velamuri finds passion in burn patient care

Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center helps burn survivors return to normal, productive lives as quickly as possible. That treatment focuses on the patient’s complete care. When Ram Velamuri, MD, came to Memphis in 2016, his mission to be involved in a patient’s complete care aligned well with that work. For him, it all [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:53+00:00March 5th, 2018|

Firefighters Burn Center promotes burn safety

Regional One Health's Firefighters Burn Center is the only full-service burn center within a 150-mile radius of Memphis. More than 486,000 individuals are seen in emergency departments, minor emergency clinics or physician’s offices for the treatment of a burn injury each year in the U.S. and Canada, including Regional One Health’s Firefighters [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:55+00:00February 9th, 2018|

Patient Story: Harrison back to life thanks to burn team

National Burn Awareness Week celebrates burn center care Bruce Harrison doesn’t recall being a human fireball shot 10 feet in the air. His first memory after the explosion is standing up, looking down and seeing the skin come off his hand. Bruce and his family were at Horseshoe Lake in nearby Crittenden County, [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:55+00:00February 7th, 2018|

Inside the Firefighters Burn Center (Video)

The Firefighters Burn Center helps burn survivors return to normal, productive lives as quickly as possible. The center offers comprehensive care that helps patients from their burn all the way through the full healing process to get them back to their passions in life quicker. Almost 80 percent of the team that patients [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:00+00:00November 28th, 2017|

Dr. Hickerson: More choices, better technology for breast reconstruction surgery

William L. Hickerson, MD Women who want to consider breast reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy or lumpectomy have more choices than ever with advances in technology that lead to better early detection as well as improved surgery options. Dr. William L. Hickerson, medical director of Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center, wrote [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:05+00:00October 12th, 2017|

Nurse Profile: Crumley focused on support for burn patients

Attend our Nursing Social View Open Positions Meet our A-Team Nurses Nathan Crumley is an assistant nurse manager in Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center. His motivation for a profession devoted to burn patients predates his desire for a nursing career. When Crumley was 18 [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:07+00:00September 6th, 2017|

Firefighters Burn Center promotes July Fourth safety

It’s hard to get any more American than celebrating Independence Day with fireworks. But with that celebration comes plenty of risk, and Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center wants Memphians to stay safe this July Fourth. William Hickerson, MD, FACS The Firefighters Burn Center sees between 650 and 700 patients annually with [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:10+00:00June 29th, 2017|

Fletchall Wins Provider of the Year

Sandra Fletchall, our burn rehabilitation manager, received the Provider of the Year Award at this year's Memphis Business Journal Health Care Hero Awards. Health care professionals know how difficult recovering from severe burns can be. Helping patients through both the physical pain and emotional scarring that often accompanies the long rehabilitation process for a burn victim is [...]

2018-10-10T08:16:35+00:00August 17th, 2016|
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