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Burn care

Burn care focuses on the treatment and minimization of injuries caused by heat, chemicals, friction, electricity or radiation. Care can also include specialized reconstructive services.


Burn care in Transylvania County, North Carolina

We start the treatment process for difficult burns so you can begin to heal.

Burns can be unsettling, but at Transylvania Regional Hospital, we work to stop the damage and support your recovery. Our specialists provide acute treatments, while offering advanced care at Mission Burn and Wound Center in Asheville's Mission Hospital.

Types of burns we treat

We offer assessment and treatment for many types of burns, including:

  • First-degree burns
  • Second-degree burns
  • Third-degree burns
  • Radiation wounds

Burn care services we provide

Burns need specialized treatment and monitoring to ensure your skin and tissue repair properly. Our burn specialists know this, and care deeply about helping you heal.

Burn treatments we offer

Some burn care services we may use for your condition include:

  • Advanced topical dressings
  • Ankle-brachial index (ABI) testing
  • Biological dressings
  • Compression wraps
  • Debridement
  • Offloading support (not bearing weight on burned extremities)
  • Skin grafts
  • Skin substitutes
  • Unna boots (specialized wound dressing)

Features of the Mission Burn and Wound Center

For more advanced wound care, the burn center at Mission Hospital includes ample space for healing. They offer 14 exam rooms, hydrotherapy care, and both physical and occupational therapy. They also provide two highly specialized types of burn care:

  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) — HBOT increases your skin's oxygen intake to promote more swift, complete healing of burned tissue and damaged skin.
  • Regenerative therapy — Also known as growth factor (GF) therapy, this treatment involves the topical application of substances that promote new cell growth while healing damaged ones.

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Transylvania Regional Hospital welcomes new physicians, and refreshes and renames two facilities 

August 17, 2022
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Patient safety and care remains our top priority, even during exciting new updates and announcements at Transylvania Regional Hospital.

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Our Burn care Locations

Mission Hospital
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 213 - 1111

24.0 miles

Mission Hospital
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 213 - 1111

24.0 miles

Mission Burn and Wound Center
509 Biltmore Avenue
Entrance 7
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 213 - 4600

24.0 miles

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital
190 Hospital Dr
Highlands, NC 28741
 (828) 526 - 1200

29.2 miles