In The News

Search by Category
Featured News

3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Aneurysm

Surviving a brain aneurysm takes the kind of skill and state-of-the-art facilities that Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute provides. Even so, no treatment is more powerful than prevention. If you are high-risk, consider these tips to reducing your chances of aneurysm or stroke: Stick to the Good Stuff. Diets high in saturated and trans fats … Continued

Read More
Featured News

When Should You Consider Surgery for Scoliosis?

Most people with scoliosis will never require surgery. But who does need surgery, and how do you know? Often diagnosed in childhood, scoliosis is characterized by an abnormal curve in the spine that can range from as small as 10 degrees to more than 100 degrees. In pediatric patients, this can result in pulmonary problems … Continued

Read More
Featured News

Dr. Adam Kanter Joins Hoag Specialty Clinic as Neurosurgery Chief

Adam Kanter, M.D., joined Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Hospital as associate medical director of the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute. Dr. Kanter is moving from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he was chief of spine surgery and a tenured professor, according to an Aug. 3 news release. He is current chair of the American … Continued

Read More
Featured News

3 Things Mike Trout Reminds Us About the Importance of Physical Therapy

Angels center fielder and 10-time MLB all-star Mike Trout is contending with a rare back condition, costovertebral dysfunction. While his condition is unusual, back pain is one of the most common complaints doctors hear. Luckily for Trout (and most other people with back pain), physical therapy is an effective way to maintain a person’s mobility, … Continued

Read More
Featured News

Patrick’s Purpose Announces Donations to Hoag’s ASPIRE Program and Scripps College

Patrick’s Purpose Foundation has announced two major donations to Hoag Hospital’s ASPIRE Program and the Scripps College Mental Health Fund. Thanks to many generous donors, Patrick’s Purpose is gifting $50,000 to the Hoag ASPIRE Program over the next two years. The ASPIRE program is a group-based outpatient program designed for teens who are experiencing a … Continued

Read More
Featured News

Hoag Receives “Get With the Guidelines” Stroke GOLD PLUS Awards

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced it has received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s “Get With The Guidelines® Stroke GOLD PLUS Quality Achievement Awards for its hospitals in Newport Beach and Irvine. The comprehensive Stroke Program of the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute coordinates stroke care at both Hoag hospitals, each of which also received … Continued

Read More
Featured News

Take Five: Meet Prerna Rao, Clinical Manager for Hoag Hospital’s ASPIRE Program

I recently learned that the Patrick’s Purpose Foundation donated $50,000 to Hoag Hospital’s ASPIRE program. I have been familiar with Patrick’s Purpose since its creation and know that it was created to honor the legacy and character of Patrick Turner, who died of suicide in 2018. But I was not familiar with the ASPIRE program, … Continued

Read More
Featured News

Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach Receives Awards for Stroke Care

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach has received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke GOLD PLUS Quality Achievement Awards for its hospitals in Newport Beach and Irvine. The comprehensive Stroke Program of the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute coordinates stroke care at both Hoag hospitals, each of which … Continued

Read More
Featured News

4 Technologies Exciting Spine Surgeons

Innovation continues to pick up steam across the spine industry as surgeons look for more minimally invasive methods to operate on their patients, reduce the risk of complications and accelerate recovery. Four technologies that spine surgeons are excited about: 1. Augmented reality Over the next five years, AR technology is projected to cement its footing … Continued

Read More
Featured News

Where Spine Innovation is Needed Most: 11 Surgeons Weigh in

From multilevel disc replacements to artificial intelligence-based technologies and patient education initiatives, 10 spine surgeons from health systems and private practices across the country discussed the areas they believe would benefit most from innovation in spine care. Question: In which area of spine care is there the biggest need for innovation? Why? Isador Lieberman, MD. … Continued

Read More