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Trust, Patience, Teamwork and Gratitude: One Back Surgery Patient’s Journey to Health

“Any of us in life can feel like we’ve either earned our own successes or that we’ve had good luck. Either one doesn’t acknowledge the fact that we’ve had help from people along the way,” he said. “Hoag, as an environment, the warmth of the staff, the people, really exemplifies that. That whole experience was just amazing. I was treated as an individual the whole way.”

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Responsive, Thoughtful Care Helps Young Dad Recover from Back Injury

“By monitoring me almost every day, being flexible and responsive, Dr. Mehta gave me the confidence that doing the procedure was the right thing to do,” he said.

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Hoag Renews – and Preserves – Quality of Life for Patient with Epilepsy

“Dr. Millett truly is amazing. The patience he had with us was huge,” Seth said. “It did really help when Dr. Mehta and Dr. Millett sat with us together and explained what was at risk with brain function and what wasn’t. They were incredible.”

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Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute Proves Successful, Even During Pandemic

“It was helpful to meet with the doctors and the other patients who have similar issues. It was comforting to know you’re not alone, it’s common,” she said.

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Faith in Hoag and a VR “Sneak Peek” of Her Brain Surgery Put Rebecca Baker at Ease

“I tell everyone now whenever possible: Hoag is where you go if anyone you know needs brain surgery,” she said. “They must go see Dr. Louis at Hoag for a second opinion. It is so important.”

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New Deep Brain Stimulation System Improves Quality of Life for Woman with Parkinson’s Disease

“Everyone there, when I go in, they go the extra mile,” she said. “I see Dr. Thakkar every three months, and he is very caring. When I need something, he takes care of it. I never worry about not being able to get a hold of him. I know that with him, I’ve got it covered.”

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Long-Distance Patient Finds Successful Epilepsy Care at Hoag

“When we moved to Arizona, Dr. Millett asked me if I wanted him to help me find a doctor there,” she said. “I said, ‘No. I’m staying with you. We’re with you for life.’”

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A Peek Inside Her Brain Gave Grateful Hoag Patient The Insight

“I honestly feel so fortunate. I feel like he saved my life,” she said.

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From Saying ‘Goodbye’ to Hearing ABCs

“He’s wonderful. When it’s for my daughter, as long as the doctor is good, I don’t care what his bedside manner is. But with Dr. Millett, he’s smart, and he has a good bedside manner,” she said.

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ASPIRE Program Helps Teens and Families Cope with Mental Health

“She could still go to school and be part of this program. I liked that she was going to receive therapeutic help and that the psychiatric care was packaged into it. On top of it, was the family program content. It was all the care she needed.”

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