Surgery

Kealey and Wibbenmeyer lead the Burn Treatment Center

G. Patrick Kealey, MD and Lucy A. Wibbenmeyer, MD are serving as Interim Co-Directors of the UI Burn Treatment Center while we conduct a national search for a successor. 

Kealey, GeraldDr. Kealey is a Professor in the Division of Acute Care Surgery and has been with the Department of Surgery for 29 years. During his distinguished career, he has held a number of important leadership roles within the Department of Surgery, including Interim Head of the Department of Surgery and Director of the Division of Acute Care Surgery. He has been a longstanding leader in the field of burn and wound treatment, recently serving as President of the American Burn Association. 

Wibbenmeyer, LucyDr. Wibbenmeyer is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Acute Care Surgery and has been an integral part of the Burn Treatment Center for 14 years. She is a critical care boarded surgeon who has staffed the burn unit while leading a diverse and productive clinical research program. 

Drs. Kealey and Wibbenmeyer look forward to continuing the Burn Treatment Center’s esteemed record of excellence in caring for patients with critical burns and complex wounds.