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.
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.
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.”
Grateful Patient Works to "Pay it Forward"
“Dr. Schrage was like a godsend to me, someone who could finally provide me with the help that I so desperately needed. After my first consultation with Dr. Schrage, I knew she was the right medical professional for me.”
Hoag Stokes Fire Captain's Ambitious Rehab Goals
“People ask me, ‘How did you do it?’ And I always say, ‘Faith, family, friends and a lot of hard work,” he said. “Hoag bought in and really pushed me. I’m still getting better.”
A Life Regained: How Surgery Gave One Man His Life Back
“I’m optimistic about the future, Hoag offered me a new life.”
Pain Will Not Define Her
A car accident in 1971 left Judy Digon a young widow with a badly fractured back. But when she tells her story, Judy doesn’t dwell on the pain. Her 69 years have taught her how to manage pain, both the emotional and the physical, and to appreciate her blessings. Instead, Judy moves quickly into how … Read More
Longtime Epilepsy Patient Finds Help – And Answers
Chelsea Trimble had grown accustomed to physicians evading her questions, ignoring her concerns or dismissing them outright. Having experienced seizures since the age of 9, she was used to doctors and specialists working on her, rather than with her. So, when the new mom met David Millett, M.D., program director of the Epilepsy Program at … Read More
“I Had Seen So Many Doctors. What Was Going to Be Different?”
Tiffany Mueller used to call them her “gas station episodes.” She’d stare at a common object and draw a blank. Holding a book, she’d ask her mother or fiancé, “What is this called? Is it a…” and every single time, she’d finish the sentence with “gas station?” “That was just the word that would always … Read More
‘Pretty Dang Good’: Epilepsy Patient Has Hope for the First Time
Technically, Bryce Hodding was the third patient neurologist and epileptologist David Millett, M.D., saw after he was recruited to Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute at Hoag in 2014 as the program director of Hoag’s Epilepsy Program. But according to Bryce, “Every time you go in there, he treats you like you’re his first patient and you … Read More