Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America announces Dr. Aloke Mandal as new CEO

March 31, 2022

Augusta, GA—Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA) is pleased to announce Aloke Mandal, M.D., PH.D., as the new Chief Executive Officer, starting April 18, 2022.

Dr. Mandal is a senior physician executive with more than 23 years of clinical and healthcare management experience. He is a nationally renowned transplant surgeon, general surgeon and surgical oncologist. His experience includes serving as a medical director in a top Fortune 10 healthcare services company and a top Fortune 60 health plan, with demonstrable successes in strategic planning, high-value healthcare delivery program implementation and value-based contracting.

Dr. Mandal joins BRCA from Hardesty LLC (Irvine, CA), where he is the Clinical Lead for Healthcare Consulting and Practice Management. He most recently served as the Medical Director for Provider Engagement at Health Net Federal Services. Prior to these positions, he was Medical Director for Risk, Quality and Network Solutions at Optum/United Health Group where he innovated unique value-purchasing initiatives that improved clinical outcomes and physician reimbursement.

In addition, Dr. Mandal was the founder of one and director of two pancreas transplantation programs and on faculty at several prestigious academic centers. Dr. Mandal completed his post-graduate residency and fellowship training in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology and Transplantation Surgery from John Hopkins Hospital/John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. He also completed his Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D. and PH.D. in Pharmacology) from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He has published extensively in the biomedical sciences, surgery, transplantation public policy and healthcare delivery.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Mandal join the BRCA family,” states Frank Mullins, BRCA Chairman. “With his tremendous medical and executive leadership experience and expertise, we look forward to Dr. Mandal leading the growth and development of our organization within the current healthcare landscape while building a more collaborative, cohesive culture for all staff.”


Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA) is the largest system of burn care in the United States. Each year, BRCA’s physicians and advanced practice providers treat patients of all ages for a wide range of injuries, including thermal, chemical and electrical burns, skin and soft tissue disorders, complex wounds and traumatic extremity injuries. For more information, visit BRCA’s website at or our social media accounts on Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn.