When you choose Cook Children's Wound Care in Fort Worth, you're choosing more than an experienced medical team. Here, you'll find top pediatric wound care specialists with years of unique training and expertise in the treament of serious, and often complicated, burns and wounds. We also have specialized training in the unique needs of babies, children, teens and young adults. Our Wound Care team is here to help you understand your child's condition, any risks involved and the treatment options available to pro vide the best possible care for your child. And you can trust that we'll partner with you in your child's treatment.
If your child has a serious, complicated or slow-to-heal wound or burn, you'll find expert and compassionate care with Cook Children's Wound Care specialists. Whether it's from an injury, surgery, illness or genetic condition, our team understands the unique needs of pediatric patients with burns and wounds. We'll work with you to determine the best plan of care to help your child get back to the business of being a kid.
- Burns covering less than 25% total body surface area (Treadmill, chemical and electrical burns)
- Traumatic wounds (punctures, animal bites, road rash, etc.)
- Pressure injuries
- Dehisced surgical sites
- Excoriating and non-healing diaper rash
- Chronic wounds
- Epidermolysis bullosa
- Hidradenitis suppurativa
- Pilonidal cysts
- Wounds requiring wound VACs
- Ostomy care
Trusted expertise: Our doctors are board-certified, which means they are trained and experienced in caring for your child’s wounds. From the moment you contact us, you'll experience our deep commitment to your family.
Coordinated specialty services: If your child has a more complex medical need requiring additional specialists, we can refer you to nationally recognized teams in the Cook Children's network. We partner with more than 60 other specialty clinics to ensure every child gets the care they need.
Easy access: Our MyCookChildren's patient portal makes it easy to stay in touch. Message your doctors with a question. Schedule an appointment or see test results. You can even send a picture or video for immediate concerns.
Prior to your visit, you will want to contact your managed care provider with questions about your insurance coverage, co-payments or deductibles. You may also be contacted by a patient registration representative with benefit information for your service. Depending on your situation, you may want to meet with someone from our social services department for assistance with financial issues.
If your child is under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian is required to attend the appointment.
What you'll need to bring
Bring the following information to your child's appointment:
- Paperwork for referrals, authorizations and physician's orders
- Your photo identification and insurance card(s)
- You will be asked to pay any deductibles, co-payments or unmet out-of-pocket expenses that apply. For your convenience, most major credit cards are accepted
We're here to help.
If you would like to schedule an appointment, refer a patient or speak to our staff, please call our offices at 682-885-6600.