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.

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.

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  • Blocker Burn Unit, Galveston

    Burn
Blocker Burn Unit Care Providers

PROVIDERS

Locations


Numbers and Contacts

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

Social Worker
Laura Perez, LMSW, CCM
(409) 747-2076
lwperez@utmb.edu

Education Outreach Coordinator
Jennifer Higgs
(409) 370-0806
jahiggs@utmb.edu

American College of Surgeons Verified Trauma Center
The Joint Commission
American Burn Association