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.'