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Winter 2022

A Message from Robert Braithwaite: The New Year

Dear Neighbors, The New Year is a time of new beginnings. We make our resolutions and set our intentions. In the darkened days of winter, we create light and warmth, and begin our journeys anew. Here at Hoag, those feelings of rejuvenation are particularly strong. Our culture of innovation constantly propels us forward, and everywhere … Continued

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Winter 2022

From Prevention to Diagnosis to ‘Thrivorship’ – Hoag’s Spectrum of Breast Care

Women seek out Hoag Women’s Health Institute for the quality of its breast care program and its sterling reputation. But survivors of breast cancer know that being the best at prevention, diagnosis and treatment is not enough. What connects women to Hoag is the fact that the medical team puts the patient first. Whether a … Continued

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Winter 2022

Hoag’s Gynecologic Oncology: Cutting-Edge Treatment and Unmatched Compassion

The secret to being the leading provider of gynecologic cancer care in Orange County is teamwork. Hoag treats more women experiencing gynecologic cancer than any other hospital in Orange County because its unique multidisciplinary approach brings together a world-class team that ensures every woman’s treatment is streamlined, personalized, thorough and compassionate. Hoag’s multidisciplinary team includes … Continued

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Winter 2022

Hoag Welcomes Three New Oncologists to its Comprehensive Cancer Team

Orange County’s top choice for cancer care will soon be available to more of Orange County. The Hoag Family Cancer Institute, ranked in the top 10% in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, has welcomed three prominent oncologists. Experienced medical oncologists David M. Burtzo, M.D., and Nicholas D. Reese, M.D., and surgical oncologist … Continued

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Winter 2022

Hoag Cardiology: Experience. Outcomes. World-Class Recognition.

The Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute at Hoag is world-renowned for its care. It is Orange County’s highest ranked hospital for cardiac services, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report. Furthermore, Hoag is the only hospital in Orange County to achieve a high performing rating in every possible cardiac procedure and … Continued

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Winter 2022

Renowned Cardiac Surgeon Joins Hoag

Skill. Expertise. Compassion. The Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute at Hoag attracts the nation’s most sought-after talent to deliver the highest-quality cardiac care to Orange County. Renowned cardiothoracic surgeon Timothy Lee, M.D., M.S., has recently joined the team and is excited to work with an institution that is recognized as one of the country’s … Continued

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Winter 2022

The Technology of the Future is Now at Hoag

Hoag is not only visualizing the future of medicine, but quite literally shaping it. With the launch of the Center for Advanced Visualization and Immersive Therapeutics, Hoag is researching, developing – and now offering patients access to – Experiential Reality (XR) technology, a field that includes virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality. … Continued

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Winter 2022

Co-Developing AR Software for Spinal Surgeries

When some surgeons want to do more for their patients, they reach for the latest tools. When Hoag’s neurosurgeons want to do more for their patients, they invent those tools if they don’t already exist. Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute neurosurgeons Robert Louis, M.D., Chief of Neurosurgery and the Empower360 Endowed Chair in Skull Base … Continued

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Winter 2022

Hoag Medical Group Expands Allergy & Immunology Program

Allergies and asthma are nothing to sneeze at. Each year, 30,000 people are rushed to the emergency department due to complications from food allergies. Asthma brought on by environmental allergies lands 20,000 people in the hospital each year. And the rates of both food and environmental allergies have dramatically increased over the past decade. That … Continued

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Winter 2022

Women Trust Hoag for High-Risk Pregnancies

For women experiencing high-risk pregnancies or pregnancy-related complications, Hoag’s specialized care makes all the difference. One third of moms who deliver at Hoag are over the age of 37. “Women in Orange County are waiting longer to have children. And when they do decide to start a family, they’re choosing to deliver at Hoag,” said … Continued

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