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Heart & Vascular

For Valve Repair Patients, Hoag is a Destination

"Everybody here is outstanding."

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Women's Health

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy by Hoag Heals Busy Mom of Two

“Dealing with the pain from my injury hurt me both physically and mentally,” said Peiffer. “Numerous physicians and physical therapists told me they couldn’t help me or that my case was too complicated for them. I felt hopeless.”

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Breast Program

Treated Well

“It’s a very comforting place. Even when the radiologists were doing prep for my lumpectomy, one of the technicians put her hand on my shoulder. It was a small thing, but they really relate to you and understand that they might do this 100 times a day, but this is your first time, and it’s scary,” Donna said. “I’m just so grateful to Dr. Khan and the whole team for making it a positive experience. It’s like they wrap a big blanket around you and make you feel like it’s going to be OK.”

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Neuroscience

Searching for stability: How a Hoag specialist helped patient

Searching for stability: How a Hoag specialist helped patient find answers, get treatment When Virginia Torney started to feel off-balance, she was concerned. The 84-year-old always been active, with pilates, yoga and frequent walks serving as staples in her lifestyle. But three years ago, she started to notice she was walking differently. Virginia at first … Continued

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Cancer

Breast cancer survivor thanks Hoag ‘Dream Team’

To have Dr. Silverstein build a team like that in two hours was astounding to me. I am honored to be his patient.

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Hoag is Well Worth the Trip

They were very good at making me feel like I was being taken car e of and I was not just a number
being passed through the system

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Gregg S

Hoag is Well Worth the Trip for Santa Barbara Tonsil Cancer Patient

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Cancer

Working Together to Beat Cancer

I didn’t know anybody at Hoag; I just knew it’s where I needed to be

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Heart & Vascular

Getting to the Heart of it: Aortic Conditions the Focus of Hoag

I felt I was too young for such a drastic diagnosis so I got a second opinion

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Hoag Orthopedic Institute Keeps One Mouseketeer Dancing

“Everyone at HOI prepared and helped reassure me before surgery”

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