Genre: Factual, Reality
Format: 2 x 60
A co-production between Breakthrough Films & Television Inc. and Los Angeles based Daniel H. Birman Productions Inc. Produced for Discovery Health USA.
Distributed by: Breakthrough Entertainment
Dr. Juan Asensio is a world-class trauma surgeon unlike any other. As a result of the gang-related death of his younger brother, this professor of surgery at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey is on a personal crusade to stop senseless violence before it occurs.
In addition to being privy to his surgical wizardry, viewers gain insight into Asensio’s philosophy of life and death, his journey to become a surgeon as a Cuban-American, and his unwavering dedication to saving lives, even when, as he says, “They’re trying to die.”