Burn Center team collaborating on a medical case


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 Leadership and Outreach Team

Burn Surgeons

Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD, Burn Director
Laura Johnson, MD, Burn Attending
Shawn Tejiram, MD, Burn Attending
Taryn E. Travis, MD, Burn Attending

Burn Advanced Practice Providers

Katherine Parrish 
Lisa Clemente 
Kelsey Grimm
Lukas Williams 

Burn Psychologist

Daniel M. Schneider, PsyD

Director of Nursing

Laural Brinkley MSN, RN
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 202-877-7241 or 202-877-6351

Director of Burn Rehabilitation Therapy

Ronald Lassiter, PTDPT
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 202-877-5130

Burn Center Outreach

Angela White
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 202-877-3011

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010

The Burn Center Office: 202-877-7347

Patient Consults & Provider Referrals: 844-877-2424

Inpatient units:

Outreach coordinator: 202-877-3011

Burn Specialists