At the Burn Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, our team is committed to the treatment and rehabilitation of burn victims. The Burn Center features a multidisciplinary team approach to burn care that provides comprehensive care for burn victims including:

  • Surgical Burn Treatment
  • Burn Rehabilitation
  • Reconstructive Surgery

The Burn Center Team

Burn Surgeons

Burn Rehabilitation Therapists

  • Ronald Lassiter, RPT, Director
  • Lan Van-Buendia, MS, OTR / L,CHT
  • Kim Nelson, OTR / L
  • Rebekah Allely, OTR / L

Burn Center Outreach

  • Katie Hollowed, RN

Burn Clinic

  • 4H - Burn ICU
    • Kathy Lee, RN, MSN, Head Nurse
    • Kimberly A. Wolfe, RN, BSN, Operational Manager
  • 3E Burn Step Down Unit
    • Lenore Ammons, RN, MA, Head Nurse
    • H. Juanita Medlin, RN, Clinical Manager

Burn Office Staff

  • Carlitta Pratt
  • Kathy Walker

Social Worker

  • Karen Levinson, LICSW


  • Jennifer Coen, RD