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Burn Center

No one ever plans to be burned. But if you or someone you love is ever involved in a fire, explosion, or accident, it's good to know that the Kessler Burn Center is close by when every minute counts.

From severely burned patients to patients with minor injuries, our dedicated burn care team is skilled in the techniques to provide the best care available.

Every burn patient is accepted and treated with the same high level of care.

Expert Burn Care, Right in Rochester

Kessler Family Burn Trauma ICUWe provide comprehensive burn care to patients of all ages from the time of acute injury through long-term rehabilitation. Our goal is to return the patient to is or her previous level of function.

We are the only dedicated burn center in the Greater Rochester area, providing:

  • Access to the latest skin grafting technology, cultured technology and a healing clinic, along with treatments and therapies not available anywhere else in Western New York
  • Expert burn surgeons, supported by a specialized team of doctors, nurses, therapists, access to psychologists, all trained in burn care
  • The latest technology in infection control with a hydrotherapy facility
  • Critical Care Transport Service for the Greater Rochester region
  • Comprehensive rehabilitation resources including nutritionists; social workers; child life specialists; and occupational, physical, and respiratory therapists

The Kessler Burn Center provides excellence in:

  • Critical care
  • Burn wound management
  • Skin reconstruction
  • Rehabilitation

Urgent Burn Clinic

Mild and moderate burns require expert care, too. At the Urgent Burn Clinic, patients receive care from a team of highly trained burn experts. In most cases, we are able see patients the same day they call. Learn more about the Urgent Burn Clinic.

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