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Hoag Earns Straight “A’s” on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 10, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has once again been awarded straight “A’s” by the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for its hospitals in Newport Beach and Irvine. Achieving the nation’s top honor for patient safety, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade rates a hospital’s overall performance in keeping patients safe from … Continued

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Eunice Figueros Named Hoag’s 2022 Nurse of the Year

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 9, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced today that Eunice Figueros, BSN, RN, PHN, RNFA, CNOR, has been named 2022 Nurse of the Year. Nominated for her clinical excellence, compassionate care and patient advocacy, Eunice was selected as Nurse of the Year for going above and beyond in her role … Continued

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Hoag Introduces Artificial Intelligence in Colonoscopy Screenings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 5, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is the first hospital in California to offer an artificial intelligence (AI) enhancement to patients receiving a colonoscopy. Using the GI Genius™ intelligent endoscopy module, Hoag’s physicians have begun putting the promise of AI to work in detecting polyps and other colorectal abnormalities with … Continued

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First FDA-Approved Molecular Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Prostate Cancer Now Available at Hoag Family Cancer Institute

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 29, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian welcomed last week’s announcement by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration that the FDA approved the first prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-targeted radiotherapy for metastatic prostate cancer. The agent, lutetium Lu 177 vipivotide tetraxetan (Pluvicto), delivers radiation directly to prostate cancer cells and has … Continued

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Hoag Names Director for New Bariatric Weight Loss Program

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 28, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced that bariatric surgery specialist Adrian Dobrowolsky, M.D., will be director of Hoag’s new Bariatric Weight Loss Program. With Dr. Dobrowolsky as surgical director, patients will benefit from the expertise he has developed performing hundreds of minimally invasive bariatric surgeries throughout his career, including … Continued

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Hoag Receives $50 Million Gift from the Sun Family Foundation; Announces Major Expansion in Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. (March 21, 2022) – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced a $50 million gift from the Sun Family Foundation to serve as a catalyst for Hoag’s ongoing expansion that will usher in major new health care facilities, technology and treatment protocols for the residents of Orange County and beyond. The gift – and … Continued

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Hoag Medical Group Adds Two New Physicians in Tustin

TUSTIN, Calif., March 8, 2022 — Hoag Medical Group (HMG) announced today that Eric Khau, M.D., and Rukhsana Serang, DO, have joined the team at Hoag Health Center Tustin Legacy. “With a growing demand for health care services in the Tustin community, we are excited to welcome Drs. Khau and Serang to Hoag Medical Group … Continued

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Hoag Selects Accomplished Oncologist as Director of Hoag Melanoma Program

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 23, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced today that Thomas N. Wang, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., a prominent researcher and nationally recognized author, has been named medical director of the Hoag Melanoma/Advanced Skin Cancer Program. Dr. Wang comes to Hoag after spending the previous 15 years at the University of Alabama … Continued

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Hoag Named One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ for 2022 by Healthgrades

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., February 14, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has once again been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ for 2022. Hoag has received this designation for 11 consecutive years – 2012-2022 – and remains the only Orange County hospital in the Top 50.  “As one of the top … Continued

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The Hoag Classic Returns to Newport Beach Country Club with Many Notable Players Set to Compete

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., February 3, 2022 — The Hoag Classic is eager to welcome back the community to Orange County’s only PGA TOUR Champions event March 2 to 6, 2022. The tournament is taking all precautions necessary to ensure the health and safety of fans, sponsors and players. “We are thrilled to welcome the Hoag … Continued

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