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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 unit in Denver, Colorado

We help you heal by offering high-quality burn care with a compassionate approach.

At Swedish Medical Center, we understand the physical and emotional impact of burn wounds. Our Burn and Reconstructive Center's specially trained multidisciplinary team, facility resources and support services are designed to meet all your needs. And our goal is always to provide attentive, personalized burn care.

Expert advice, available 24/7

Free health-related information is available just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Free health-related information is available just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Conditions we treat in our burn unit

All program physicians are double board-certified in plastic and hand surgery, offering a unique surgical perspective on treating burns and wounds. Additionally, our surgical team is nationally recognized for using innovative techniques with positive surgical outcomes for a range of conditions, including:

  • Burns
  • Chemical burns
  • Electrical burns
  • Friction burns (road rash)
  • Frostbite burns
  • Inhalation burns
  • Radiation burns
  • Thermal burns

Our burn care program

The Burn and Reconstructive Center provides comprehensive plastic and reconstructive services tailored to your unique needs. Our program offers 24/7 coverage by surgeons specially trained in burn care.

Features of our burn care center

Our hospital also features a Level I Trauma Center that collaborates with our burn center to serve you and your medical needs. Other features include:

  • Eight-bed burn intensive care unit
  • Eight-bed pediatric intensive care unit
  • 20-bed burn and reconstructive care unit
  • Two dedicated operating rooms
  • Outpatient burn and reconstructive clinic

Visit the Burn and Reconstructive Center Burn Intensive Care Unit by taking a virtual tour.


Burn center verification

The Burn and Reconstructive Center at Swedish Medical Center is a comprehensive program providing burn and reconstructive care for adults and children. Verification by the American Burn Association, recognizes the high quality of care we provide to our patients from the time of injury through reconstruction and rehabilitation.


Burn treatments we offer

Verification by the American Burn Association recognizes the high quality of care we provide you with from the time of injury through reconstruction and rehabilitation. We provide burn treatments and services for patients of all ages. Our care includes:

  • Amputee care
  • Brachial plexus surgery
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Degloving
  • Facial reconstruction
  • Head and neck reconstruction
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Laser scar therapy
  • Lymphedema surgery
  • Migraine surgery
  • Mohs reconstruction
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Scar revision
  • Skin cancer reconstruction
  • Targeted muscle reinnervation
  • Upper and lower extremity limb salvage

Outpatient burn and reconstructive clinic

As part of our center, our outpatient burn clinic offers a variety of advanced treatments and therapy options for patients of any age. The clinic is open five days a week, Monday through Friday, for both scheduled and walk-in appointments.

Expanded services in northern Colorado

The center continues to expand its network of care, including a partnership to provide acute burn services to Banner Health in northern Colorado.

The Burn and Reconstructive Center at Swedish Medical Center has opened the Outpatient Burn Clinic, located at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley. We are excited to offer expanded services and high-quality care to the surrounding community.


Burn-related support services

Healing after a burn injury can be a lifelong journey of physical, emotional and social recovery. Our burn center is dedicated to supporting you through this process.

We offer virtual support group services, crisis counseling, outpatient counseling, rehabilitation and aftercare support programs through the Phoenix Society. They provide resources and tools to help you thrive with your injury. You may also reach out to us with any questions related to support services at (303) 788-6471.


Telehealth services for burn care

Additionally, and in collaboration with HealthONE’s Virtual Network, burn telehealth services are in development to bring the best burn care to communities without local burn treatment resources.

Our Burn care Locations

Currently Viewing:

Swedish Medical Center
501 E Hampden Ave
Englewood, CO 80113
 (303) 788 - 5000

Currently Viewing:

Swedish Medical Center
501 E Hampden Ave
Englewood, CO 80113
 (303) 788 - 5000
Burn and Reconstructive Center at Swedish Medical Center
601 E Hampden Ave
Suite 310
Englewood, CO 80113
 (303) 788 - 6466

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