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Patty White, OTR/L

Rehabilitation
Surgery - Burn and Reconstructive


Patty is a Senior Occupational Therapist specialized in acute care, and rehabilitation of burn patients. She treats both children and adults. She earned BA degrees in Spanish, and Occupational Therapy, and a minor in Psychology at St. Catherine University. She is a member of the American Burn Association, and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors. She worked with Rehabilitation and Burn patients in TX, IA, StPaul, MN and WY before returning home in 1986 to work at Hennepin County Medical Center.

Patty enjoys developing a partnership with patients, empowering them to take an active role in improving their functional and cosmetic outcomes, and helping them return to independent lifestyles. She's passionate about giving patients resources to help them develop support systems within the burn community to facilitate deeper healing and recovery.