The Evans-Haynes Burn Center at VCU Health is the oldest civilian burn facility in the United States. VCU Health System is central Virginia’s only ACS verified Level 1 trauma center for adult and pediatric patients and the state of Virginia’s only nationally verified burn center.
Our Burn Fellowship is a year-long commitment involving all aspects of burn care. This program is designed to provide multidisciplinary exposure to the art and science of burn surgery.
We are seeking ambitious surgeons with a minimum of five years of residency training (Plastic Surgery or General Surgery) and a commitment to training completion. Alternatively, the position may be made available to categorical PGY-3 and higher applicants on a case-by-case basis.
- Positions available: 1
2 Burn / Plastic & Reconstructive Surgical faculty
1 Burn / Acute Care Surgical Services faculty
- Number of burn procedures performed, on average, annually by fellow: 300+
- 12 of 12 months strictly burn training
- SCC Board eligible at completion of training: No
- ACGME verification status: Not verified
- ABA verification status: Verified
- Salary: Inquire
The clinical portion of the fellowship involves all aspects of burn surgery, including resuscitation, acute operative care and reconstructive operations.
The Fellow is particularly involved in the following:
Care of both adult and pediatric burn patients at VCU Health Evans-Haynes Burn Center.
Acute burn resuscitation.
Burn wound management including the use of artificial skin products, allograft, cultured epidermal autograft, and autologous epidermal autografts.
Managing social aspects and emotional needs of burn patients.
Tertiary burn reconstruction including burn scar management, releases, flap coverage, and laser treatment.
VCU Health System is central Virginia’s only ACS verified Level 1 trauma center for adult and pediatric patients and the state of Virginia’s only nationally verified burn center. The 1,125-bed health system offers state-of-the-art care in more than 200 specialty areas, many of national and international note, including organ transplantation, head and spinal cord trauma, burn healing and cancer treatment.
The Burn Center is a 16-bed swing unit, meaning all of the beds on unit can either be ICU or step-down and consists of:
- 16 burn floor beds
- 8 dedicated burn intensive care beds
- 25 dedicated trauma ICU beds
- 90,000 annual ED visits
- 600 annual burn admits
- 3,500 annual trauma admits
The Burn Center serves as the regional resource for the care of acute burns and reconstructive needs of burn survivors and provides care for people injured from fire, chemical, scalds, electrical burns, and skin loss injuries and diseases.
ORBIT, Global Surgery, Clinical Trials
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Burn fellows have the opportunity to attend the national American Burn Association meeting or the regional Southern Medical Association burn meeting.
Fellowship Program Graduates
Dr. Sandor Toledo
Dr. Isaiah Brown
Dr. Rami Marouf
Dr. Kanene Ubesie
Dr. Henry Wong
Dr. Hiral Niak
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Abel Gebre-Giorgis
How to Apply
We are seeking ambitious surgeons with a minimum of five years of residency training (Plastic Surgery or General Surgery) and a commitment to training completion.
Alternatively, the position may be made available to categorical PGY-3 and higher applicants on a case-by-case basis.
The clinical portion of the fellowship involves all aspects of burn surgery including resuscitation, acute operative care, and reconstructive operations.
Send curriculum vitae to:
Burn Surgery Fellowship Program
VCU Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA 23298-0154
If questions contact:
Michael Feldman, M.D.
Fellowship Program Director
Director, VCU Evans Haynes Burn Center
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Critical Care Hospital
1213 E. Clay St.
Richmond, VA 23298
Evans-Haynes Burn Center
VCU Medical Center
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0154
Phone: (804) 828-3039
Fax: (804) 828-0489