BRCA and shark bite survivor, Lucas Cruz, featured on PeopleTV

PeopleTV proudly featured BRCA’s Dr. Haaris Mir, Dr. Rizal Lim and shark bite survivor Lucas Cruz to detail his heroic and terrifying encounter with a bull shark. Thanks to quick thinking and response time and the incredible reconstructive efforts of Drs. Mir and Lim, Lucas is eagerly ready to walk again. Lucas’s story starts around […]
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Florida teen survives shark attack after losing 70 percent of his blood: ‘I feel pretty lucky’ by Diane Herbst for People Magazine and Yahoo

People Magazine recently featured 15-year-old shark attack survivor Lucas Cruz and Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America’s Dr. Haaris Mir in an article that has gained international attention. Read the full story here to learn more about Dr. Mir and Dr. Rizal Lim’s work to help Lucas. Follow Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America for […]
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Shark attack survivor: 15-year-old says after his brush with death, ‘I’ll go back in the water eventually’ by Rick Scobey

Boston Herald reporter Rick Sobey recently had a phone interview with Lucas Cruz and Burn and Reconstructive Center of America’s Dr. Haaris Mir. Check out the full story here, and don’t forget to share Cruz’s story and the incredible work that Dr. Mir and Dr. Rizal Lim did to restore and rebuild total function of […]
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BRCA’s Dr. Rizal Lim is featured on NewsNation and Newsweek!

Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America’s Dr. Rizal Lim was interviewed live on NewsNation! Performing services at Kendall Regional Medical Center, Dr. Lim and Burn Medical Director Dr. Haaris Mir reconstructed fifteen-year-old Lucas Cruz’s legs after a bull shark attacked him while lobster diving. In the interview, Cruz discusses the details of the attack while […]
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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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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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