VIDEO: Banner doc discusses rescue missions
"I’ll tell you that my bags and gear are ready in the event that I have to go.''


PHOENIX (Sept. 2, 2017) -- The country is watching the events unfold in Houston from Hurricane Harvey, many wondering what they can do to help. Doctors at Banner Health view the disaster from a different lens, having been deployed to previous disasters across the country tasked with rescue and recovery.

Steven Reinhart, DO, Emergency Medicine physician at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix shares his insights on what it takes to volunteer with Search and Rescue.

Dr. Reinhart’s experience ranges from California earthquakes to searching through the rubble following 9-11 and even rescuing people after Hurricane Katrina.

Download the interview and brief B-Roll here.

Banner is sending a team to Houston to help