Blocker Burn Unit

Burn Care at UTMB Health

Need immediate burn care?

Come to the UTMB Health Emergency Room in Galveston, you will be taken directly to the Blocker Burn Unit for treatment.

Locations

Emergency Room, Galveston

In 1996, UTMB Health’s Blocker Burn Center became the first burn center in the U.S. to be certified by both the American College of Surgeons and the American Burn Association, an accreditation it has maintained continuously since 1996.

Numbers and Contacts

Nurse Manager
Jason Sheaffer, RN, MSN, CCRN
(409) 771-5744
jlsheaff@utmb.edu  

Education Outreach Coordinator
Monica Hutson, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CNOR
(409) 747-3460
mnhernan@utmb.edu

American College of Surgeons Verified Trauma Center
DNV-GL Certified Comprehensive Stroke
American Burn Association

Meet the Team

Our Locations

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