Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America at Kendall Regional Medical Center featured on Good Morning America!

Burn Medical Director Dr. Haaris Mir joined his patient, Lucas Cruz, on Good Morning America to talk about the 15-year-old’s recovery after a bull shark attack left both legs severely injured. Dr. Mir and Dr. Rizal Lim performed emergency treatment and reconstruction on both legs, enabling Cruz to retain and rebuild the function in both […]
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Watch Beretta Craft-Coffman interview on contact burns

In the News: Augusta After a toddler burned their feet walking on a patio, Augusta’s WJBF Channel 6 reached out to BRCA’s Chief Clinical Officer, Beretta Craft-Coffman, for an interview on burn safety, prevention tips and awareness to the dangers of severe contact burns from hot surfaces. Toddler burns feet on backyard deck, health experts […]
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Dr. Michael Lemon informs the public of the dangers of fireworks to people of all ages

Medical Director of Surgical Services and Trauma Medical Director of BRCA at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Dr. Michael Lemon informed the public of the dangers of fireworks to people of all ages. Click here to watch the story.
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After propane explosion, man thanks Colorado doctors for his recovery

Fred Phillips suffered third-degree burns on 50% of his body and the loss of his partner of 25 years, Electra Churchill, when an unknown propane leak ignited. On Oct. 11, 2019, the pair were turning on the projector in their Colorado guest house when the room exploded. Phillips made it out, but Electra did not. […]
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Woman In Houseboat Explosion Thanks Doctors Who “Never Gave Up”

Amy Bellum is taking life one step at a time after a deadly houseboat explosion shattered her leg and ankle. After an accident that killed her friend and injured four others, Amy was left with significant burns and more than 30 fractures. She embarked on a health journey that would take years of reconstruction and […]
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Founder’s daughter, astronaut Susan Still Kilrain, honored by USA TODAY

Susan Still Kilrain, who piloted back-to-back space shuttle missions in 1997, was recently named a Woman of the Century by USA TODAY. The daughter of burn center founder Dr. Joseph M. Still, Kilrain was the U.S. Navy’s second female pilot and currently works as a motivational speaker.   USA TODAY recently endeavored to name the […]
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