Our Team

Together with a coordinated burn care team, we offer the best burn care available today. From adults to children to burn victims with severe burns to people who need outpatient care for minor burns, the Kessler Burn Center accepts and treats all patients with the same high level of care.

Meet Our Specialists


  • Derek Bell MD, Director - Kessler Burn Center and Urgent Burn Clinic
  • Nicole Stassen MD, FACS, FCCM, Director - Kessler Family Burn Trauma Intensive Care Unit

Advanced Practice Providers

  • Blythe Brochu, PA
  • Melanie Geiger, PA

Burn Center Program Manager

Adult Burn Care Coordinators

  • Meghan Flanagan, RN, BS
  • Sara George, RN

Pediatric Burn Care Coordinator

  • Ginny Giambrone, RN


  • RoseMarie Szymkowiak, RD, CNSC
  • Kelly Lytle, RD
  • Jessica Schlindwein, RD, CNSC
  • Manisha Srivastava, MS, RD, CNSC

Rehabilitation Staff

  • Katie SchSchweitzer, Occupational Therapy
  • Mary Beth Kushner, Occupational Therapy
  • Julie A. Kunisch, OTR/L, OTD, Pediatric Therapist

  • Lindsay Baker, Physical Therapy
  • Matthew Humphrey , Physical Therapy

Social Workers

  • Tracy Liszkey , LMSW
  • Lori Snyder, LMSW, Pediatric Social Work

Support Staff

  • Paige Hutchins, Data Analyst
  • Jasmina Kuzmanovska, Administrative Assistant
  • Eileen Spezio, Administrative Assistant

Contact Us

Kessler Burn Center, call (585) 275-2876.

Kessler Trauma Center, call (585) 275-8000.

Transfer Center, call (800) 499-9298 (24 hours).


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Prevention is Key

Be informed and be safe.

Read our safety tips to avoid burn injuries.