Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America welcomes Aja Blanding as new Payroll Manager

Aja Blanding brings the full spectrum of payroll operation experience, including implementing continuous improvements in payroll policies and procedures, improving payroll metrics and reducing errors and processing time. Additionally, she brings a tremendous amount of technical skills to this position, including payroll administration and processing, payroll taxes, ADP payroll, Paylocity payroll, accounts payable, employee deductions […]
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Stokes-Hodges Kia of Augusta makes major mask donation to burn center

Stokes-Hodges Auto Group has redefined gracious giving by donating face shields to local healthcare workers at Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America. Kia Motors of North America repurposed their factory in West Point, GA, to make face shields to help protect those on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic. The face shields were given to […]
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Emmanuel Martinez — Painting a beautiful life

A patient treated at the JMS Burn Center at Doctors Hospital was recently recognized by the HCA Today blog. Emmanuel Martinez was treated for an electrical accident that took both his legs, dominant right arm, and a portion of his left hand. Martinez had a long rehabilitation journey where he was encouraged to pursue his […]
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Meet Dr. Kirsten Smith, a wound care specialist in San Antonio

BRCA Location: Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, TX Where were you born? San Antonio Where did you grow up? San Antonio  Tell me about your family: “Finally, my whole family is back in Texas. My parents live in San Antonio, and my sister and her family recently moved to Houston […]
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BRCA and Methodist Healthcare cut ribbon for San Antonio burn center

Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, TX, celebrated the South Texas burn center with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 14. BRCA’s burn center at Methodist Hospital is part of the largest burn network in the nation. With 20 beds devoted to burn patients and a team of surgeons […]
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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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Meet Dr. Michael McCann, BRCA’s newest surgeon in Idaho

Link to Dr. McCann’s physician profile. Where were you born? Cincinnati, Ohio Where did you grow up? Cincinnati, Ohio Family: “My mom and two sisters still live in Ohio.” What are your hobbies? “All of my hobbies are inspired by nature. When I’m outside of the hospital and I have some free time, I like […]
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Photo of burn patient Lyle Barnett

Patient Story: Lyle Barnett

Twenty-eight seconds. Lyle Barnett was on fire for 28 seconds. His drag car exploded around him as he hurtled down the quarter-mile strip at 170 mph. It started as a softball-sized orb of ethanol-fueled flames that struck him right in the face. Instinct took over. He took a deep breath, inhaling fire and fumes that […]
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Getting distracted by the rockets’ red glare can lead to burn injuries and a trip to the hospital for the Fourth of July.

“Staying safe for Independence Day can be easy,” said Beretta Craft-Coffman, a physician assistant and Vice President of Non-Physician Providers with Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America. “Just paying attention can make all the difference.” Most Independence Day celebrations center around fireworks, and fireworks-related injuries surge more around the Fourth of July than any other […]
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Arrangements for Dr. Fred Mullins

Dr. Robert Fredrick “Fred” Mullins, 54, of Evans, entered in to rest Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA. Dr. Mullins was the Medical Director of the JMS Burn Center at Doctors Hospital and President/CEO of Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America. A leader in the world of burn care, Dr. Mullins […]
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Fred Mullins, M.D., FACS | 1966-2020

On behalf of the Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America family: It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Robert Fredrick Mullins on Sunday, June 14, 2020. Dr. Fred Mullins faithfully served as the Medical Director of the JMS Burn Center at Doctors Hospital and President/CEO of Burn and Reconstructive Centers […]
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Man grilling

Summer Burn Safety

With people spending more time at home this summer,  the risk for burns is higher. Whether it is a burn that happens while cooking, sunburns or injuries caused by bonfires, some simple prevention procedures can make your summer a little brighter, said Dr. Fred Mullins, president and CEO of Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America. […]
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How Joel Hall found healing through art

In the days after Christmas 2015, Joel Hall gathered his daughters at the family lake house for a respite before the start of the new year. The winter days had turned wet and cold, bringing a light snowfall, and homemade s’mores were on the menu. The chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows were ready, and Hall […]
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