Burn Center

We have the only comprehensive round-the-clock, fully staffed burn center between Bakersfield and Sacramento.

Patients are treated by a medical team specially trained to care for adults and children with burn injuries. In 2010 alone, the burn center performed more than 11,000 burn procedures and nearly half of those treated were children.

Inpatient services:

  • Comprehensive medical services for adult and pediatric burn and trauma
  • Intensive care services for adult and pediatric burn and trauma
  • State of the art wound management program
  • Inpatient rehabilitation
  • Dedicated burn operating suite
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Outpatient services:

  • Comprehensive burn and wound management clinic
  • Outpatient burn rehabilitation
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Burn programs:

  • Burn survivor support group
  • Peer Support Program (SOAR)
  • Pet therapy
  • Outreach education programs
  • Injury and burn prevention programs

Burn team includes:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory care practitioners
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Social workers
  • Clinical nutritionists
  • Dedicated pharmacists
  • Speech therapists
  • Advanced practice personnel

Burn injuries are one of the leading causes of hospitalization and death for children in the Central Valley. Most children treated at the Peters Burn Center were scalded by hot liquids related to cooking.

For more information about programs and services at the Leon S. Peters Burn Center or to learn about burn prevention, contact:

Leon S. Peters Burn Center
Community Regional Medical Center
2823 Fresno St.
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 459-4220