Scripps Trauma Surgeon Provides Update on Shark Attack Victim

Gail Tominaga, MD, is joined by Leeanne Ericson's loved ones during press conference at Scripps La Jolla

Gail Tominaga, MD, trauma surgeon at Scripps La Jolla, joined by shark victim Leanne Ericson's loved ones at press conference.

Gail Tominaga, MD, is joined by Leeanne Ericson's loved ones during press conference at Scripps La Jolla

At the request of the family of patient Leeanne Ericson, Gail Tominaga, MD, trauma surgeon at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, provided a medical update on the condition of the shark-attack victim during a press conference. Dr. Tominaga was joined by Ericson's loved ones and first responders who were involved in her rescue.


Read the story in the San Diego Union-Tribune: Doctors Trying to Save Shark-bite Victim's Ability to Use Savaged Leg.


View the coverage on Fox 5: North County Shark Attack Victim 'Doing Remarkably Well' Surgeon Says.


View the coverage on KPBS: Surgeon: San Onofre Shark Attack Victim 'Doing Remarkably Well.'


View the coverage on CBS 8: Shark Attack: Doctors Say Victim is Doing Remarkably Well.


View the coverage on NBC 7: Shark Attack Survivor 'Doing Well' Considering Injuries: Surgeon.


Read the story in the Orange County Register: Doctor's Hopeful Shark Attack Victim Will Walk Again: 'It was a Large Wound.'


Read the story in Times of San Diego. Shark-Attack Victim from Vista 'Doing Remarkably Well.'

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