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How can I find a doctor that would do deep laser fx on my burn scars as a pro bono
I was burned in 1984 with bleach and acid. I don't have insurance other then med-cal . I saw a show with the triplets who also had burn scars they got the procedure and they were very happy with the results. I'd like to find a doctor that does the deep fx laser to do this but financially I can't afford it... can you help me with a doctor that would do this pro bono?
For the laser services that you are requesting Pro Bono Burn Care it may be a difficult to find a provider. May I suggest you start with the American Burn Association (ABA) and the certified burn centers in your area (http://www.ameriburn.org/verification_verifiedcenters.php). That most likely will be the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. They do have special programs for burn patients (http://www.sccgov.org/portal/site/scvmc/agencysubsite?path=%2Fv7%2FSanta%20Clara%20Valley%20Medical%20Center%20-%20SCVMC%20%28DEP%29%2FPrograms%20%26%20Services%2FBurn%20Center). Best,
Gary R Culbertson, MD, FACS