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Korean Consul-General Thanks Mills-Peninsula for Care to Asiana Crash Victims

Pictured (l to r): Alan Brody, M.D., Bob Merwin, Consul-General Han Dong-man, Lorraine Massa, M.D.

Pictured left to right: Alan Brody, M.D., Bob Merwin, Consul-General Han Dong-man, Lorraine Massa, M.D.

The Consul-General of the Republic of Korea, Han Dong-man, visited Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in Burlingame, on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, to thank the hospital staff for the care and compassion they provided to victims of the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport.

Mills-Peninsula’s Charles and Ann Johnson Foundation Emergency Department cared for 22 injured passengers on the day of the airplane crash, and doctors examined several more in subsequent days. In total, the hospital treated 38 passengers with injuries that included fractures, contusions and abrasions.

During his visit, Consul-General Dong-man met with CEO Bob Merwin; COO Dolores Gomez; Lorraine Massa, M.D., chief of staff; and Allan Brody, M.D., vice chief of staff and medical director of the Emergency Department.

ConsulGeneral2“The Consul-General expressed his gratitude on behalf of the Korean people for the outstanding care given to victims of the disaster at Bay Area hospitals, including Mills-Peninsula,” said Dr. Massa.

The Consul-General also visited the last remaining crash victim hospitalized at Mills-Peninsula.

Mills-Peninsula serves as the official destination for emergencies at the San Francisco International Airport.

Read a full account of the Mills-Peninsula care for victims of the Asiana Airlines crash in this newsroom story.