University Medical Center Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center

Affiliated with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center — Lubbock, TX

  • Duration: 1 year
  • Positions available: 0
  • Salary: Contingent on level of residency training completed
  • Program Director: John Griswold, MD

Last updated: September 30, 2021

This fellowship will provide the participant with medical knowledge and experience in managing the critically ill burn patient, performing all types of acute and reconstructive burn surgery, treating other acute skin loss conditions and complex wound management including reconstruction of large skin and soft tissue defects. Collaboration with experts in plastic surgical reconstruction, head and neck surgery, wound care and hyperbaric therapy will allow for a well-rounded experience. In addition, the participant will learn how to successfully run a burn and wound care practice and gain understanding of the leadership skills required. The Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center at University Medical Center is an internationally recognized burn and wound care program with a reputation for excellent outcomes and cutting-edge research and treatment. This is an excellent opportunity for those seeking to develop expertise in the management of burns and wounds.

How to apply

Applicants must be eligible for full license to practice in Texas and have completed a minimum of two years in good standing in an accredited General or Plastic Surgery residency. Please note that our fellowship program does not offer visa sponsorship.

Interested applicants should send the following documents via email: Current CV, USMLE & ABSITE scores and 3 current LORs to Danielle Shears, Fellowship Coordinator at

About the hospital

  • Trauma faculty: 6

Fellowship procedures


3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79430-8312

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