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Burn Reconstruction

Burn reconstruction can help restore the appearance and function of damaged skin. Burn scars may need a variety of treatments over time. We provide surgical and nonsurgical options to meet your needs and health goals.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all burn scars, including:

  • Chronic burn wounds
  • Hypertrophic burn scars
  • Keloid burn scars
  • Pigmentation changes

Meet Your Care Team

John B. Hill

John B. HillMD

    Fractures, Hand Surgery, Nerve, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Peripheral Nerve, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
William Lineaweaver

William LineaweaverMD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn Surgery, Advanced Wound Care, Hand Surgery, Peripheral Nerve, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery
Elizabeth D. Slater

Elizabeth D. SlaterMD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn, Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Burn, Hypertrophic Scar Treatment, Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
John B. Summitt

John B. SummittMD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn, Aesthetics, Burn, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

Why Choose Burn Reconstruction at Vanderbilt

  • first aid kit, cross, Specialized care
    Specialized care

    Our program is the only burn center in the region. Our team includes doctors from different medical disciplines who are specialized in burn care. People in Middle Tennessee rely on us for the most advanced burn care.

  • medical chart, clipboard, cross, Knowledge and experience
    Knowledge and experience in surgery

    Our surgeons have extensive experience performing a wide range of complex surgeries using minimally invasive techniques. Their experience translates into the best possible care and outcomes for you.

  • health, circle, cross, Comprehensive care
    Comprehensive care

    Our doctors have advanced training to treat all burn scars, from the common to the most complex. This means we can offer you effective care that is appropriate to your needs.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

  • Complex hand reconstruction
  • Fractionated CO2 laser treatment
  • IPL treatment
  • Scar release and reconstruction with flaps and grafts
  • Tissue expansion


1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3701
Nashville, TN 37232
1211 Medical Center Drive, Suite 11234
Nashville, TN 37232

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