Burn Fellowship

David Greenhalgh, Chief of Burn Surgery at UC Davis Regional Burn Center and at Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, oversees an intensive and comprehensive curriculum for the burn fellowship program along with Tina Palmieri, director of the Firefighters Burn Institute Regional Burn Center, and assistant chief of Burn Surgery at Shriners, Soman Sen, assistant professor of burn surgery, Pirko Maguina, an assistant professor of burn and plastic surgery, and Hugh Vu, an attending plastic surgeon at Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California.

Number of fellowship positions per year: Two

Yearly average number of acute and reconstructive burn cases: 600

The areas of fellowship training will include:

  • Acute resuscitation and critical care management of pediatric and adult burn patients in the burn ICU
  • Surgical management and reconstruction of acute burns
  • Physical rehabilitation, nutrition and psychological therapy for pediatric and adult burn patients
  • Reconstructive surgery for burn survivors
  • Clinical Research – each fellow is expected to participate in at least one clinicalresearch project and submit an abstract for presentation at the national American Burn Association meeting

Click here to download application (PDF) 

Please return completed application and reference letters to ucdburnfellowship@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Contact Information:

David G. Greenhalgh, M.D., F.A.C.S.
2425 Stockton Blvd., Suite 718
Sacramento, CA  95817

Phone: 916-453-2050
Fax: 916-453-2373
Email: dggreenhalgh@ucdavis.edu

Patient Referral

916-453-2191
916-453-2111 (Emergency Referral)
916-453-2395 (fax)
referrals.ncal@shrinenet.org

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