Education & Resources

Classes

  • Bariatric Surgery Virtual Support Group

    The Hoag Bariatric Surgery Support Group is open to patients who have undergone weight loss surgery as well as those who are considering the procedure. The group shares personal insight and real-world experiences about the Bariatric Surgery weight loss journey and provides an informal setting to ask questions and hear various perspectives. Many patients find … Continued

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  • Hoag 2nd Annual Virtual Reality Symposium

    Advanced Visualization and Immersive Therapeutics: State-of-the-Science Join us for this virtual educational conference focusing on the latest applications of Virtual Reality. A preview of the new Hoag Center for Advanced Visualization and Immersive Therapeutics Lab will be presented at this conference. International experts in the field of Virtual Reality will speak about how virtual and … Continued

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  • Heart Matters Virtual Support Group

    Join our monthly support group for the cardiac patient, their partner, family members, or caregivers. Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Stephanie Fermelia, LCSW, will discuss topics such as managing stress, depression and anxiety, handling anger, and coping with lifestyle changes and loss. The support group will be conducted via Zoom. Instructions to join the support … Continued

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  • Living with an Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

    Living with a thoracic aortic aneurysm can be overwhelming. This support group provides mutual emotional support and information for patients living with a thoracic aortic aneurysm, their families and support network. Discussion is focused on personal experiences, concerns, coping strategies and triumphs to reinforce education and decrease anxiety about an aortic aneurysm diagnosis. The Hoag … Continued

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  • Cardiovascular Connective Tissue Disorder Support

    Cardiovascular connective tissue disorders are rare. Most people have never heard of conditions such as Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome and Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndromes. The Hoag Cardiovascular Connective Tissue Disorder Support Group provides an opportunity for patients living with a cardiovascular connective tissue disorder, their families and support network to connect. Discussion is focused on personal … Continued

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  • Aortic Dissection Survivor Support Group

    The Hoag Aortic Dissection Support Group provides mutual emotional support and information for thoracic aortic dissection survivors, their families and support network. By sharing personal experiences, concerns, coping strategies and triumphs, survivors and their loved ones will know they are not alone and that others understand what they are going through. This group is facilitated … Continued

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  • T1D Community Series: Understanding and Maximizing Your Insurance

    From visits to medications to devices, managing type 1 diabetes includes navigating health insurance coverage and the financial challenges of chronic illness. Join Samantha Markovitz, NBC-HWC and Dr. David Ahn of the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center for an overview of need-to-know information that will help you better choose, understand, and maximize your health … Continued

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  • Minimally Invasive Treatment Options for Spine…

    Is your back hurting? Are you feeling increased pain or discomfort from simple tasks like walking or driving? Join premier Hoag Orthopedic Institute spine surgeon Jeremy Smith, M.D., as he discusses treatment options for common problems affecting the spine and back, including minimally invasive treatment and surgical options. Dr. Smith will wrap-up with a Q&A … Continued

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  • Advancements in Hip Pain & Arthritis – LiveStream

    Is hip pain slowing you down or preventing you from doing what you love? If you’re experiencing pain or arthritis in your hips, join us for a live video stream about the latest advancements in hip replacement and non surgical options from Dr. Abraham Kim, orthopedic surgeon and hip and knee specialist with Hoag Orthopedic … Continued

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  • Preventing and Treating Sports Injuries

    Getting back to doing what you love can be challenging, especially in the current environment. Join non-operative sports medicine specialist Dr. Michael Nieto, as he discusses common injuries from sports and activities, how to treat sports injuries and preventative activities to help avoid injury.

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