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Podcast: The Challenge of Wound Assessment in Severe Bruns

The Challenge of Wound Assessment in Severe Burns

Expert burn surgeon Dr. William Hickerson hosts conversations to discuss unmet needs in severe burn care. Joined by notable burn surgeons, he discusses topics ranging from challenges in wound assessment and the need for more precision in eschar removal.

Podcasts

Drs. William Hickerson and Jeremy Goverman

The Challenge of Wound Assessment in Severe Burns: A Conversation with Drs William Hickerson and Jeremy Goverman

Expert surgeons, Drs. William Hickerson and Jeremy Goverman, discuss critical unmet needs in wound assessment in patients with severe burns.

Dr. Jeremy Goverman is an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, a staff burn surgeon at the Sumner M. Redstone Burn Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children, Boston, and the Director of the MGH Wound Center. He is very passionate about clinical research investigating modalities to improve burn care and is the principal investigator for several clinical trials.

Dr. William Hickerson is a burn care expert. He is a retired professor of plastic surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as well as the founder and former medical director of the Firefighters Burn Center at Regional One Health. In addition, he served as the president of the American Burn Association from 2020 to 2021.


Drs. William Hickerson and Jeremy Goverman

The Challenge of Wound Assessment in Severe Burns: A Conversation with Drs William Hickerson and Steven Kahn

Expert surgeons, Drs. William Hickerson and Steven Kahn, discuss challenges associated with wound assessment and the need for new diagnostic and management tools.

Dr. Steven Kahn is the chief of burn surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. He has a strong background in the comprehensive care of the burn patient and is a national leader in the field. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and received several research awards for his work. In addition, he is the program chair for the American Burn Association and a member of the board of trustees.

Dr. William Hickerson is a burn care expert. He is a retired professor of plastic surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as well as the founder and former medical director of the Firefighters Burn Center at Regional One Health. In addition, he served as the president of the American Burn Association from 2020 to 2021.


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