Meet Dr. Socas, a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in Brandon, FL

February 3, 2021

Name: Juan Socas, M.D.
 Medical Director
Location: Brandon, FL

Where were you born?

Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Where did you grow up?

Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Tell us about your family.

I am married with two sons and two daughters. 

What are your hobbies?

I enjoy polo, golf, fishing, soccer, and rugby. 

Why did you choose BRCA?

I wanted the opportunity to care for pediatric burn patients and to provide reconstructive options to all patient populations. BRCA gives me the ability to do both. 

What is your favorite part of your job? Your least favorite?

I like the daily challenges of the unknown and the variety of pathologies and problems we treat. The hardest part for me is the amount of time I have to spend away from my family. 

What gets you out of bed in the morning?

It’s easy to be motivated when I work with a group of people I get along with and know that each day I have the chance to make a difference in patient’s lives.  

What is your biggest achievement to date – personal or professional?

My biggest achievement will always be my family.  

What is your favorite meal?

My favorite meal is asado, a South American version of a barbecue that usually consists of grilled beef, pork, chicken, chorizo, and morcilla.