Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute

Akron Children's Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute provides specialized inpatient and outpatient care for burn victims of all ages throughout northeast Ohio. Akron Children's is one of only two pediatric hospitals in the country that treats adult burn patients. Read More...

Pittinger Timothy
Timothy Pittinger, MD
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Medical Director, Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute

Andrews David
David Andrews, MD, FACS
Director, Surgical Critical Care

Crow John
John Crow, MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery

McCollum Mark
Mark McCollum, MD
Director, Trauma Services; Pediatric Surgeon



Conditions We Treat

Conditions we treat
Here are some of the conditions treated in this department. Select a condition to get more information and resources: Burn Injury, Meningitis, and Sunburn.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?
  • Akron Children's Hospital is one of only two pediatric hospitals in the country that treats adult burn patients.
  • Akron Children's Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute is verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons.
  • In 2010, Akron Children's Paul and Carol Foundation Burn Institute admitted 181 patients and handled 3,518 outpatient visits.

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Overview

Burn Institute - Overview

Akron Children's burn institute provides specialized care for burn victims of all ages throughout Northeast Ohio.

The types of burn injuries include:

  • smoke inhalation
  • minor and severe burns
  • sunburns
  • chemical burns
  • serious abrasions
  • scald injuries
  • skin disorders

As one of only two pediatric hospitals in the country that treats adult burn patients, our institute has a treatment room, physical therapy room, operating room and tub room. We care for burn victims from time of injury through rehabilitation.

We also provide preventive programs, such as Juvenile Firestoppers, to teach children and adults ways to avoid burn injuries.

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Research

The staff of Akron Children's Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute is actively involved in burn research and burn-care training for professional and community groups. In fact, Akron Children’s researchers discovered the method for growing human skin in the laboratory in 1974, a technique that revolutionized the treatment of burns.

Our Burn Institute is verified by the American Burn Association and The Committee on Trauma of The American College of Surgeons, which recognizes individual and institutional commitment to total burn care and a formal system for quality burn-care delivery.

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330-543-8224

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Akron Children's Hospital
Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute
214 W. Bowery St.
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8224
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