Why burn scars itch and how to find relief

Jeffrey 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…

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

Jeffrey 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…

An explosive issue: E-cigarettes and burn risk

Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon April 30, 2018

Since electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, first hit the market in 2007, they’ve become a popular option for people…

Six Non-Heat Injuries That Burn Center Doctors Should Treat

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…

How Does Laser Therapy Work for Scars?

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….