3229 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3095
TDD-TTY number: 513-872-6126
Administrator: Ronald A. Hitzler
Chief of Staff(burns): Richard J. Kagan, M.D.
Opened February 19, 1968
Shriners Hospitals - Cincinnati is proud to have met the following standards of excellence in pediatric burn care and transport:
Verified as a Burn Center, American College of Surgeons and the American Burn Association.
Accredited as an Air Medical Service, the Commission on Accreditation of Air Medical Services.
Accredited by the Joint Commission.
Magnet Recognized Hospital
Physicians or families interest in learning more about our services and our admission process are encouraged to call 1-800-875-8580.
From Indianapolis and the West: Take 1-74 East to 1-75 South, follow the directions listed below.
Coming North or South on 1-75: Take the Hopple Street exit and turn left (across the viaduct). Hopple Street turns into Martin Luther King Drive. Continue on MLK Drive to Burnet Ave. Turn left onto Burnet and hospital is two blocks on the left.
From South 1-71: Exit at Taft Road heading west and turn right on Burnet Ave. Hospital is six blocks north on the left.
From Louisville and Southwest: Tak 1-71 to 1-75 North. Follow directions for coming North on 1-71. (download map below)
Where Do I Park? Shriners Hospital has an attached garage for our families, patients and visitors. Entrance to the garage is found on the westside (back) of the building. Enter the garage by turning left off of Burnet onto Albert Sabin Way. Turn left again into the drive between our parking garage and a larger University Hospital Garage (do not park in this garage). Enter the Shriners Hospital garage and the first mechanical arm will go up automatically. At the second gate, use the intercom and notify security that you are here for clinic, admission, visit, etc. You may park in any unmarked space. There is no charge for parking.
Downloadable directions (pdf 516 kb)
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To serve all the physical and emotional needs of children with burn injuries, Shriners Hospitals for Children ® – Cincinnati draws on the experience of a multi-disciplinary
team. Our active medical staff includes burn surgeons, anesthesiologists, pediatricians, psychiatrist, and plastic surgeons. In addition, we call on 38 consulting physicians
in various medical, dental, and surgical specialties, who are all affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, University Hospital, and Cincinnati
Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Our medical staff is at the forefront of innovations in surgical techniques, for burn injuries, - improving
clinical outcome for patients, as well as setting the standard for reconstructive and plastic procedures.
While well known for our experience in treating pediatric burns, our hospital has the ability to treat many
nonburn conditions. Please see the section under care specialties to view the entire list of conditions
treated at the Cincinnati hospital
Chief of Staff
Richard J. Kagan, M.D., FACS
Assistant Chief of Staff
Petra Warner, M.D.
Chief of Plastic Surgery/Burn Surgeon
Kevin Yakuboff, M.D., FACS, FAAPS
Director of Anesthesiology
John McCall, M.D.
J.Kevin Bailey, M.D.
Renee Davis, M.D.
Lindsey Nelson, M.D.
Joe Cresci, Jr., M.D.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
David A. Billmire, M.D. FACS, FAAP
John Kitzmiller, M.D., FACS
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The Cincinnati hospital is proud to be served by Shriners from over 12 Shrine Centers in seven states. The board meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month at the hospital.
If you are a Shriner interested in attending a board meeting, please contact the board member from your affiliated Shrine Center or e-mail
Jerry Hardisty, Zorah, - Chairman |
Doug Sitzler, Syrian, - Vice-chairman
Don Shively, Mizpah, - Treasurer
Jerry Argabrite, Zenobia, - Secretary
Full Voting Members
David Aaronson, Syrian
W. Winfield Beroth, Oasis
Charles Crabtree, Murat
Ronald Collins, Hadi
Paul R. Daniels, El Hasai
Russell Gatrell, Tadmor
Ravaughn Griffin, Oleika
Anthony Iacobucci, Syrian
Jerry Jamieson, Antioch
Joe Kish, Moslem/Alaska
Bob Lazenby, Aladdin
Tim Mason, Al Menah
J.D. Mitchell, Yaarab
James Moody, Jericho
R. Chris Porter, Kerbela
Albert Tenney, Jr., Beni Kedem
Alan York, Al Koran
Stanley Brookins, Antioch
Wayne Lamb, Alhambra
Phil Patenaude, Syrian
Charles Short, Syrian
James Smith, El Hasa
Randy Slapak, Al Menah
Bud Wilhite, Syrian
Shriners Hospitals for Children ® Imperial Liaison
Jim Cain, Sr., Al Menah
If you would like to contact a member of our board, please e-mail
Lisa Sears or call 513-872-6207.
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Expert Pediatric Burn Care and Nonburn Conditions Treated at the Cincinnati Hospital
Shriners Hospitals for Children ® is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing
pediatric specialty care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18
with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in
a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.
Shriners Hospital for Children ® — Cincinnati is a regional referral pediatric burn center serving the Midwest and Southeastern United States.
The hospital is the only hospital in the Tristate area that is both a verified pediatric burn center and MagnetTM recognized.
For more information, please visit Shriners Hospital for Children ®
Conditions treated in Cincinnati:
Burn reconstruction & rehabilitation
Complex Wound & Skin Conditions
Necrotizing skin infections & Necrotizing Fasciitise
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Port wine stain
Congenital ear deformity
Congenital hairy nevus
Cleft lip and palate
Congenital hand reconstruction
Micro hand surgery
Congenital breast reconstruction
Post trauma reconstruction
How to contact the Cincinnati hospital:
In an emergency, call 911
Family members or health care providers are welcome to call the Cincinnati hospital to discuss a patient’s condition and possible
treatment at our hospital.
Acute Patients (a new burn injury, possibly requiring admission to hospital)
Outpatient Services (non-emergency burns and nonburn conditions)
(513) 872- 6240
Ways to Give and Serve Shriners Hospitals for Children ® - Cincinnati
As a 501 (3) nonprofit organization, Shriners Hospitals for Children ® relies on the generous donations of Shriners and the general
public to carry out our mission and change the lives of children every day. To find out how you can help the Cincinnati hospital,
view their “Ways to Give and Serve” brochure or visit Shriners Hospital for Children ® for more information