Children's National Burn Surgery team members treat a variety of burns, and offer the best care possible to children as they recover from burn injuries. Learn more about the conditions we treat below.
There are three types of burns. The type of burn and how it was caused will decide the treatment.
Conditions We Treat
Burns are painful wounds caused by thermal, cold, electrical, chemical or electromagnetic energy. Smoking and open flame are the leading causes of burn injury in adults. Scalding is the leading cause of burn injury in children. Learn more about the types of pediatric burns we treat.