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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Photo of several ambulances ready to go

EMS Week at BRCA

As paramedics toil in the battle again Covid-19, Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America wants to use National EMS Week to celebrate the efforts of these medical professionals.
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Josh Williams Firefighter and Burn Survivor

One man’s unwavering passion in the wake of trauma

When hot smoke spreads across a room’s ceiling during a fire, the gasses emitted can combine with the rising temperature until every exposed item reaches the point of combustion almost simultaneously. This phenomenon is called a flashover, and on Labor Day 2018, Lt. Josh Williams found himself in the middle of one, leaving him alone, without […]
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2019 Year in Review

Burn Symposium (February) BRCA Foundation achieved record numbers at the 2019 Joseph M. Still Burn Symposium and ABLS Course. Hosted at the Château Élan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Georgia, the symposium had over 170 clinical attendees and raised an incredible $121,355.00.  All proceeds help make this event possible and allows for the foundation to […]
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Grayson Cadle Hands Close Up

Grayson Cadle survived an explosion. Now he wants to help others.

All Grayson Cadle did was flip a light switch. On July 9, 2018, a leaking tank of butane in a neighboring apartment had filled the Cadle’s unit with volatile fumes. Focused on relaxing after work, the 22-year-old from Belize City, Belize, didn’t notice the smell and went to turn on a light—that spark of electricity […]
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Patient celebrates “Hand-iversary” by giving back

James Mercado III was eight years old when an accident with an exercise bike severed four fingers from his hand. During his month-long stay at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia, surgeons were able to reattach two of the severed digits. While he was there, James watched as other […]
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