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Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center

Jeffrey Wilson Shupp, MD, is the Director of the Burn Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and an attending surgeon in the burn and trauma section of surgery.

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Could doctors have prevented Jack Pearson’s heart attack on ‘This Is Us’?

by Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
February 06, 2018

The Feb. 4, 2018 episode of NBC TV drama ‘This Is Us’ broke the hearts of viewers around the U.S….

Pay attention to potential frostbite – early treatment can save fingers and toes

by Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
January 05, 2018

With expected low temperatures in the single digits for the D.C. area this weekend, pay attention to the early stages…

How stem cells and skin grafts are shaping the future of burn care

by Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
June 05, 2017

I’m never content with the same old burn treatments. I love pushing the envelope and learning new and better ways…

When to seek treatment at a burn center

by Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
April 13, 2017

“Why do I have to drive into the middle of D.C. to a burn center? There’s a hospital right by…

Why burn scars itch and how to find relief

by Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
March 16, 2017

As many as 90 percent of burn patients report itching after their injuries, according to data cited by the Phoenix…

Why We Must Address the Psychological Impact of Burns

by Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
January 20, 2017

Survival rates for burn patients have improved drastically over the years thanks to advances made in burn treatment. Unfortunately, the…