The Oregon Clinic - Burn Treatment & Surgery - Portland & Tualatin

Burn Treatment & Surgery

About

Burn Treatment & Surgery is the branch of medicine concerned with treating burn victims, including thermal, chemical, and electrical burns as well as complex skin and soft tissue injury.

We are currently welcoming new patients. Please see our list of office locations to the right to find the location closest to you.

Once selecting a location, you can either call to schedule an appointment or click on a provider of your choice and request an appointment online.

Log into your online portal, MyHealthConnection, to request an appointment online, retrieve your medical records, request prescription refills, and communicate with your office.

If you don't have a log in, you can click on your office location to the right, and call or click on your provider to request an appointment.

To expedite your check-in process, please print and complete any applicable forms from our patient portal, MyHealthConnection (no login required).

We have four easy ways to refer your patient to The Oregon Clinic:

  EHR: The Oregon Clinic accepts electronic referrals using Secure Direct Messaging technology, allowing you to quickly and easily refer patients from your own Electronic Health Record. Please contact your system administrator about enabling this option.

  ONLINE: Refer your patient using our online tool.

   PHONE: Refer by phone by directly calling the specific office or doctor.

   FAX: Refer by faxing the specific office or doctor.

Team

Each of our four physicians is trained in general surgery and specializes in burn surgery and recovery.

Meet Our Providers:

Areas of Focus:
Burn Surgery, Cholecystectomy, Colon & Small Bowel Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Areas of Focus:
Surgical, Burns, Wound Care, Adult & Pediatric Care
Areas of Focus:
Burns, Critical Care, General Surgery, Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Areas of Focus:
Burn & Wound Care, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Surgery, including Open & Laparoscopic, Upper & Lower Endoscopy, Surgical Treatment of Skin & Soft Tissue Disorders

Conditions & Procedures

We offer many services, including:

  • Burn treatment
  • Skin grafting

Health Info

Health Tips & Info: 

Pain Management After a Burn Injury

Dr. Niknam Eshraghi, burn surgeon with The Oregon Clinic and the Oregon Burn Center offers advice on pain management, cleaning wounds, monitoring the injury, and general tips after hospital treatment for a burn injury.

 

Nutrition After a Burn Injury

Danielle Toepfer, Registered/Licensed Dietition with the Oregon Burn Center, discusses the importance of good nutrition when leaving the hospital after sustaining a burn injury, and offers tips on nutrition when recovering from a burn injury.

 

How to Change your Silvadene Bandage

Instructions on how to apply a silvadene bandage.

News

Smokers on Oxygen Therapy Spark 9 Fires in 18 Months, Fire Officials Say

Dr. Joseph Pulito, retired burn surgeon at The Oregon Clinic, speaks about oxygen fires: (July 2013) "Smoking cigarettes while receiving 100 percent oxygen is a recipe for disaster, firefighter Lt. Rich Tyler and burn surgeon Dr. Joseph Pulito said at a news conference Wednesday. Tyler said the resultant fires not only threaten the patients on oxygen, but the people around them."

Dr. Charlie Mueller on his Medical Volunteerism in West Africa