Hoag was named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2014 list of great
neurosurgery and spine programs foroffering remarkable spine and neurosurgical
care as based on clinical accolades and recognition from various healthcare
groups and agencies.
Hoag: Hoag's Neurosciences Institute is the most comprehensive in
Orange County and it continues to expand its offerings. In February, Hoag
launched its HoagNeurosurgery Spine Program at Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
in Newport Beach, Calif., which is led by a multidisciplinary team of
physical therapists, pain management specialists, neurologists, neurosurgeons
and nurse navigators. Last summer, Hoag physicians were first in the county
to perform a newly approved alternative to cervical spinal fusion with
the SECURE-C Cervical Artificial Disc to treat a patient's neck pain
and upper extremity numbness. The Magnet-accredited hospital received
Healthgrades' Neurosciences Excellence Award this year, as well as
recognition as one of the 50 best hospitals in the country and as a distinguished
hospital for clinical excellence.