Mission Hospital’s new burn, wound and hyperbaric center opened Monday.

The center is a $7 million investment by HCA Healthcare and is the first burn center in Western North Carolina. Previously, patients had to travel more than 100 miles for care.

Th center has 14 exam rooms with space to expand, procedure rooms, physical and occupational therapy, and hydrotherapy. In addition, the location will have Mission’s Hyperbaric Center, with two chambers to start and space to expand.

The center is at Entrance 7 at Mission Hospital, 509 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville. The clinic is both walk-in and referral based and is open Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – noon.