Plastic Surgery Faculty

William B. Norbury, MDWilliam B. Norbury, MD, MBBSAssociate Professor

About William B. Norbury, MD

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Galveston, TX 77550-2725
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Medical School: St. Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospital Medical College, London, UK

Residency: Burns and Plastic Surgery, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK

Fellowships: Burns and trauma research, acute burn surgery, and reconstructive burn surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children and The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas; Laser surgery fellowship, Severn Deanery, Swansea, UK

Clinical Interests: Acute and reconstructive burn surgery; sepsis; nutrition in critical care; wound healing; scarring; medical education

Research Interests: Sepsis; burn metabolism; scarring

Recent Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Javed M, Norbury W, Murison M. Treatment of a recurrent digital Hyperreatment of a recurrent digital hyperkeratosis in a skin graft with a CO2 laser. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Nov;40(9):998-9.
  • Benjamin NC, Lee JO, Norbury WB, Branski LK, Wurzer P, Jimenez CJ, Benjamin DA, Herndon DN. Accuracy of currently used paper burn diagram vs a three-dimensional computerized model. J Burn Care Res. 2016 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print] 2017 Jan/Feb;38(1): e254-e260. PMID: 27294858.
  • Wurzer P, Branski LK, Jeschke MG, Ali A, Kinsky MP, Bohanon FJ, Hundeshagen G, Norbury WB, Williams FN, Kamolz LP, Finnerty CC, Herndon DN. Transpulmonary thermodilution versus transthoracic echocardiography for cardiac output measurements in severely burned children. Shock. 2016 Sep;46(3):249-53. PMID: 27058051.
  • Norbury WB, Herndon DN. Management of acute pediatric hand burns. Hand Clin. 2017 May; 33(2):237-242. dio: 10.1016/j.hcl.2016.12.002. PMID: 28363291.
  • Benjamin NC, Lee JO, Norbury WB, Branski LK, Wurzer P, Jimenez CJ, Benjamin DA, Herndon DN. Accuracy of currently used paper burn diagram versus a 3D computerized model. J Burn Care Res Jan/Feb; 38(1):e254-e260. PMID: 27294858.

Recent Presentations

  • British Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Advanced Course in Burn Care, March 9-10, 2015
    a. Nutrition and Support of the Hypermetabolic Response
    b. Smoke inhalation injury: Diagnosis and Grading.
  • 2015 Fall Regional CME Conference. Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, “Latest in Burn Care” September 18, 2015, Galveston, Texas
  • Critical Care Conference, The University of Texas Medical Branch, “Fever in the ICU” November 10, 2015, Galveston, Texas
  • 38th Annual John A. Boswick Burn and Wound Care Symposium, “Use of CO2 Lasers for Burn Scars, Indications, Methods and Outcomes” February 14-18, 2016, Maui, Hawaii