Augusta, GA – Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc. and Doctors Hospital are hosting at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 8, 2010 a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Joseph M. Still Advanced Wound and Burn Clinic. The clinic will be on the first floor on a new three-story medical office building.
The first floor of the new advanced wound and burn clinic includes:
- 20 patient treatment rooms
- A larger waiting area for burn center families
- A larger waiting area for wound clinic patients
- Drive-up and covered entrance
- New hyperbaric treatment area
- New occupational therapy and physical therapy treatment areas
The second floor of the new building is home to the Joseph M. Still Research Foundation Inc., Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc. offices and administrative offices for the hospital’s burn center staff. The third floor is home to the Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc.’s private practice.
The opening of the new wound and burn clinic is the first of a series of renovations and expansion for burn care services at Doctors Hospital. The Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital, which has long cared for pediatric burn families, is creating a dedicated pediatric burn unit to better serve the needs of its younger patients and their families. It is also building two new burn operating rooms and a dedicated burn post anesthesia recovery room. Upon completion of project, the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital, the largest in the country, will have 70 beds dedicated to the care of burn patients.