Taryn E. Travis

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Taryn E. Travis, MD, Burn Surgery

Taryn Travis, MD, is an attending physician in The Burn Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and an assistant professor of surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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10 Dos and Don’ts to Treat Sunburn at Home—and When to Visit the Burn Center

by Taryn E. Travis, MD, Burn Surgery
July 21, 2021

Whether it’s the first day of summer or the end of a weekend beach getaway, nearly everyone has experienced the…

Laser Revision Can Help with Serious Scarring

by Taryn E. Travis, MD, Burn Surgery
January 26, 2021

Whatever the cause—burns, trauma or surgery—scars can have a negative impact on a patient’s quality of life. In decades past,…

Smoke Inhalation: Fire’s Quiet Killer

by Taryn E. Travis, MD, Burn Surgery
March 21, 2019

When someone comes into the emergency department (ED) with major burns over a large area of their body, it’s obvious…

How Does Laser Therapy Work for Scars?

by Taryn E. Travis, MD, Burn Surgery
January 07, 2019

It might seem unusual at first to think of a doctor using laser therapy to treat a burn injury scar….

Six Non-Heat Injuries That Burn Center Doctors Should Treat

by Taryn E. Travis, MD, Burn Surgery
November 09, 2018

When most people think of a burn center, they think of heat-related injuries. While we are the only adult burn…