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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

  • Nicole Fochesato, NP
  • Jennifer McCormick, NP

Burn Center Program Manager

Adult Burn Care Coordinator

  • Telisha Winbush, RN - Burn Trauma Intensive Care Unit

Pediatric Burn Care Coordinator

  • Elizabeth Blasi, RN


  • RoseMarie Szymkowiak, RD, CNSC
  • Jessica Schlindwein, RD, CNSC
  • April Harding, RD

Rehabilitation Staff

  • Jordyn Rice, Occupational Therapy
  • Mary Beth Kushner, Occupational Therapy
  • Julie A. Kunisch, OTR/L, OTD, Pediatric Therapist
  • Lindsay Baker, Physical Therapy
  • Matthew Williams, PT, DPT

Social Workers

  • Jodi McKenzie, MSW
  • Lori Snyder, LMSW, Pediatric Social Work

Support Staff

  • Sihan Omer, Data Analyst
  • Jasmina Kuzmanovska, Administrative Assistant