Hoag Breaks Ground on Irvine Expansion
The sun shone huge in the sky during the groundbreaking of the Sun Family Campus at Hoag Irvine this summer, a perfect backdrop to what Hoag President and CEO Robert T. Braithwaite calls “the brilliant future that lies ahead.” To a welcoming crowd of city officials, hospital administration, physician leaders and community members, Braithwaite said … Read MoreRead More
The “How to” Guide to Having Your Baby at Hoag
For more than seven decades, more women have trusted Hoag to deliver their babies than any other hospital in the county. At our two Hoag campuses, in Newport Beach and Irvine, close to 8,000 babies are delivered yearly – this is the second highest in the state of California. It is almost an Orange County … Read MoreRead More
Newport Beach Emergency Department Expansion Will Feature Dedicated ‘Fast Track’ Space
To meet the needs of a growing community, Hoag’s Newport Beach Joan & Andy Fimiano Emergency Department is expanding – and improving the patient experience. Among the new features that patients will notice when the expansion opens in 2024 is a dedicated ED Fast Track site, which is designed to serve low acuity patients with … Read MoreRead More
Hoag For Life
Ask the Doctor: Dr. Nikhil Bassi, M.D.
Q. I checked my blood pressure recently, and it was a little higher than usual. It was a similar number when I checked a few days later. How do I know if I need to start medication? A. Your blood pressure is an important component of your overall cardiovascular health. Hypertension is a medical condition … Read More
Ask the Doctor: Shane Lloyd, M.D. Ph.D.
Q. Is there a role for radiation therapy in the setting of metastatic cancer? A. Radiation therapy is often thought of as being only part of cancer treatment in the upfront setting. Patients will have surgery to remove a breast tumor and then radiation therapy afterwards. Or they will have radiation therapy alone to cure … Read More
Ask the Doctor: Jay Puangco, M.D.
Q. What is sleep apnea and what are the treatment options? A. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a potentially life-threatening sleep disorder that causes breathing to repeatedly stop and start during sleep. While sleeping, our mouth’s swallowing muscles relax more than they do during waking hours. This doesn’t cause problems for most people, but for … Read More
Ask the Doctor: Matthew Siljander, M.D.
Q. When should I consider hip or knee replacement? A. Knee or hip pain associated with walking or other weightbearing activities may be a sign that you are developing arthritis. In the hip, pain is most common in the groin, but can also be in the lateral hip, buttock or thigh. Knee pain can be … Read More
Hoag Brain Tumor Program Provides Innovative Care
The field of neurosciences is constantly innovating, developing more precise diagnostics, discovering more targeted treatments, all aiming for better results for patients. The Brain Tumor Program, a collaboration with Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute (PFNI) and Hoag Family Cancer Institute (HFCI), and its expert clinicians and researchers are helping to lead such innovation. Ranked in … Read More