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Hoag Named Exceptional Neurosurgery and Spine Program

By Greater Irvine Chamber

January 8, 2020

Becker's Healthcare, a media platform for the industry, has named the following Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle sponsors to the 2019 edition of its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with exceptional neurosurgery and spine programs.

Hoag Health Network: Hoag Health Network offers numerous spine programs, including care at Hoag Orthopedic Institute. In 2018, the institute reported 3,246 hospital spine procedures, as well as 180 ambulatory procedures. Hoag has two acute care hospitals, 11 urgent care centers and eight health centers it staffs with a team of more than 1,700 physicians and 6,000 employees. U.S. News & World Report ranked Hoag Hospital among the top 50 hospitals in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery in 2019-20.

The organizations featured on the list have extensive neurosurgery and spine programs, providing treatment and cutting edge research into brain and spine disorders. Many hospitals and health systems featured have earned top honors for medical excellence, outcomes, and patient experience in their spine and brain surgery departments.

To develop this list, the Becker's Healthcare editorial team examined national rankings and awards for neurosurgery and spine care. The editorial team examined U.S. News & World Report national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery, CareChex national and regional rankings for neurological care, and Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery designation to develop this list.

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