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 [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:53-06:00March 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 [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:55-06:00February 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, [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:55-06:00February 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 [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:00-06:00November 28th, 2017|

Alejandra Vega brings personal experience to Firefighters Burn Center

Much of that day in 2002 was like any other for a typical 11-year-old girl. But typical ended shortly after Alejandra Vega and her two younger siblings returned home from school that afternoon. Vega’s family house had a gas leak. The gas smell had apparently disappeared before she arrived home, so Vega had no [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:01-06:00November 7th, 2017|

Memphis Fire Fighters Foundation Donates $25K to Fire Fighters Burn Center

Memphis Fire Fighters Foundation presented a check of $25,000 to Regional One Health's Fire Fighters Burn Center. Our burn center treats more than 500 patients annually and is the only full-service burn center within a 150-mile radius of Memphis. The Memphis Fire Fighters Foundation has presented a check for $25,000 to Regional [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:04-06:00October 16th, 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 [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:05-06:00October 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 [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:07-06:00September 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 [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:10-06:00June 29th, 2017|

Fire Fighters Burn Center

Fire Fighters Give to Help Burn Patients Memphis Fire Fighters Association representatives Joe Norman, Tommy Malone and Matthew Tomek presented Regional One Health a $25,000 donation designated for the Burn Center. Patty Causey, Peggy Simpson, Renee Trammell and Dr. Bill Hickerson accepted the gift on behalf of Regional One Health. The Memphis Fire Fighters [...]

2019-01-04T15:21:42-06:00June 16th, 2017|
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