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The Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital Becomes the First Kern County Emergency Medical Services Designated Burn Receiving Center



BAKERSFIELD, CA – July 17, 2017 – Residents throughout Kern County suffering from a burn injury will now be directly transported to the world-renowned burn center at Memorial Hospital. Dignity Health Memorial Hospital is the first and only designated burn receiving center in Kern County.

The Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital is a plastic surgery-based burn facility specializing in the comprehensive treatment of burns - from acute care and reconstruction, to rehabilitation and psychological counseling. Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) trained medical professionals are available 24/7.

The comprehensive SA Camp Companies Burn Unit at The Grossman Burn Center at Dignity Health Memorial Hospital includes:

  • 7 bed ICU burn unit
  • Outpatient burn clinic
  • Adult and pediatric catastrophic burn care and pediatric intensive care burn
  • Dedicated operating suite

About Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is a 426 bed acute care medical center offering a full range of services including the Sarvanand Heart and Stroke Center, The Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital, expanded maternity and family care, the Lauren Small Children’s Center, orthopedic services, 24-hour emergency care and general/outpatient surgery. Memorial Hospital is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality care since 1956.

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