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Pediatric Trauma & Burn Center
South Texas' Only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center

San Antonio Pediatric Burn Center

Our pediatric burn team has the skill set and experience to care for children with these complex injuries – from initial treatment to a multi-step burn rehabilitation.

Frequently, these types of injuries require additional services beyond medical treatments. Specialists within our pediatric psychiatry and Child Life programs support children with burns. 

Medical and Surgical Care for Pediatric Burns

Our pediatric burn center offers advanced comprehensive care for children suffering from burns, including:

  • Comprehensive surgical burn reconstruction
  • Joint positioning and splinting
  • Managing pain
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Pressure garments (to reduce scarring)
  • Psychological and psychiatric care

Emotional Support for Families

At University Children's Health, we strive to provide emotional support for our patients and their families including:

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