TALLAHASSEE Fla. – The Florida panhandle has a new option in burn care. The JMS Burn Center at Capital Regional Medical Center is now open. The outpatient clinic will be open each Wednesday for appointments and walk-in patients.
“For the last 40 years, Capital Regional has been a vital part of the panhandle, and with the addition of this clinic, we continue our commitment to expanding healthcare services in Tallahassee and beyond,” said Alan Keesee, CEO of Capital Regional Medical Center.
The outpatient clinic at Capital Regional Medical Center will be affiliated with the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. The Augusta burn center is the cornerstone of the Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America network, the nation’s largest burn care network encompassing more than 20% of the nation’s burn admissions at 14 locations in eight states.
Dr. Fred Mullins, the president of Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America and Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc., said the Tallahassee clinic will allow patients to follow-up closer to home. “If we can save our patients from traveling long distances for a follow-up visit or initial visit, that will help reduce their financial burden, stress and pain, and ultimately help improve their healing process,” Dr. Mullins said.
The JMS Burn Clinic at Capital Regional Medical Center will offer an array of burn services, from primary burn treatments to reconstruction, including laser scar therapy. “Through the years, our burn team has honed their skills to provide the highest level of care to burn patients,” Dr. Mullins said. “We have treated patients from two days old to 105 years old, with a third of our patients being children.”
For consultations, appointments and referrals, call 855-863-9595 or visit burncenters.com for more information.
About Capital Regional Medical Center
Capital Regional Medical Center is a fully-accredited healthcare facility with more than 1,100 employees and 500 physicians. We are a 266-bed, acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic/Spine Center, Physical Therapy Services, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.
About HCA Healthcare North Florida Division
The HCA Healthcare North Florida Division is a comprehensive network of 14 hospitals, numerous outpatient surgery centers & imaging facilities, physician practices, medical education training programs and a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in the North Florida and Central Florida communities. HCA Healthcare North Florida physicians and employees continue to provide the quality foundation for delivering care to our patients safely, effectively and compassionately. Its hospitals are Joint Commission Accredited, with designations such as Accredited Chest Pain Centers, Primary Stroke Center Certification and four Level II Trauma Centers in Marion, Okaloosa, Osceola and Seminole county.