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Burn Services

The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical CenterBurn team member addresses patient's burn needs in the Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas is the only state-certified burn treatment facility in New Jersey. The Burn Center is equipped to treat pediatric through geriatric burn patients with a full range of specialized services, including a dedicated outpatient department where individuals with small or minor burns receive treatment and discharged patients return for follow-up care.

Burn Step-DownBurn Step-Down

An 18-bed unit the continues the caring process, as severely injured burn patients begin to recover enough so that they no longer require the specialized care of the intensive care unit. Less seriously injured burn patients may also be admitted directly to Burn Step-down.

Burn Intensive Care

Burn intensive care until This 12-bed unit is designed to care for the most critically injured burn patients, providing state of the art care in a warm, caring supportive environment. A staff of more than 70 specially trained healthcare professionals oversees the needs of even the littlest of patients as they struggle to recover from these devastating injuries.


    The Burn Center has two state-of-the-art hydrotherapy suites for the management of burn wounds. Designed to minimize the spread of wound infections, hydrotherapy bathes patients, cleans wound surfaces and allows the Burn Team to monitor progression of the healing process.

    Outpatient Department

    Specialized burn care is available to even the most minor of burn injures. Burn surgeons are available to consult or follow up on burn patients who do not require hospitalization but may still benefit for the level of expertise that burn recovery demands.

    Rehabilitative CareBurn patient going through rehabilitative care

    Recovery from the burn process is often long and difficult due to the many complications that can develop as a result of the original burn. To oversee the needs of recovering burn patients a special rehabilitation room, staffed with highly trained physical and occupational therapists is equipped with a variety of machines and devices all designed to return the range of motion and loss of function commonly associated with the rehabilitative process.

    Peer Support

    A vital part of the recovery process, support groups for recovering burn patients, as well as their families and friends, helps these individuals cope with the anger, guilt and frustration commonly seen in the recovery process. Licensed social workers oversee these therapeutic discussions, designed to make those attending feel as if they are not alone as they struggle to come to terms with such a life-changing event.

    To Schedule an Appointment for the Wound and Burn Center,
    Wound Care Patients call (973) 322-8555
    Burn Center Patients call (973) 322-5924

    For Immediate Care or to arrange a patient transfer,
    call (973) 322-5920

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