Trust in exceptional burn care expertise at Memorial Hospital
The center at Memorial includes a 7-bed inpatient burn unit, catastrophic burn care, pediatric intensive care burn services, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, in addition to an outpatient clinic.
Having a larger unit offering this level of care in Bakersfield means more burn survivors can be treated locally, reducing the need to transfer to hospitals out of the area.
The comprehensive center at Memorial Hospital offers:
The Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital is available 24-7 in our emergency room and the Robert A. Grimm pediatric emergency room. Any burn injuries that come in to our emergency room will be seen by our team. Outpatient burn care is available by appointment only and requires prior authorization.
Grossman Burn Centers are plastic surgery-based medical centers of excellence specializing in the comprehensive treatment of burns - from acute care and reconstruction, to rehabilitation and psychological counseling. Grossman Burn Centers have earned a world-wide reputation as the innovative leaders in burn treatment.
At Grossman Burn Centers, the goal is not merely to ensure survival, but to restore burn survivors to as close to their pre-injury condition as possible – functionally, emotionally and cosmetically, in a nurturing, compassionate environment.
The Grossman Burn Center has become the largest and most comprehensive burn center in the world, with facilities in Los Angeles, CA, Bakersfield, CA, and Kansas City, MO. The center has received global recognition for its treatment of some of the most difficult and high-profile burn cases in the world.
To learn more about the Grossman Burn Center, please call 661.323.BURN (2876) or visit grossmanburncenter.com.
73% of burn injuries occur in the home. The best way to avoid a burn injury is to work to prevent them before they occur. These prevention tips will help in avoiding a burn injury in your home:
Minor Burns are burns that cover only a small area of the body. If you are someone you know experiences a minor burn, use these tips:
Seek further burn treatment if:
Get burn-specific medical attention immediately for larger or more severe burns.
Call the Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital at 661-323-BURN (2876)