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Hoag Receives Get With The Guidelines® GOLD PLUS Awards for Heart Failure Care

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 29, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced today it has received the American Heart Association’s GOLD PLUS Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure quality achievement award. The national accolade recognizes Hoag’s Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute for its commitment to improving outcomes for patients with heart failure, … Continued

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Hoag Enrolling Patients for Clinical Trial of Promising New Investigational Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 20, 2022 — Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute is initiating a clinical trial for a promising new investigational treatment for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The Phase I study will determine the safety and tolerability of a single intravenous (IV) dose and multiple IV doses of ACU193. Hoag is seeking individuals who have … Continued

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Hoag Receives Largest Single Gift in Its History – $106 Million from the Estate of Late Philanthropist Audrey Steele Burnand

IRVINE, Calif. (Sept. 15, 2022) – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced the largest gift in its nearly 70-year history–$106 million from the estate of Audrey Steele Burnand. Hoag officials said the unprecedented gift will be used to significantly expand the hospital’s world-class health care research and treatment capabilities as it steadily climbs into the … Continued

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Hoag Welcomes Prominent Neurobehavioral Psychiatrist to Lead Memory & Cognitive Disorders Program and New Center for Integrative Brain Health

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 13, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian welcomes a luminary Alzheimer’s and degenerative brain health expert, Aaron Ritter, M.D., as director of the Memory & Cognitive Disorders Program and new Center for Integrative Brain Health at Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute. Dr. Ritter comes to Hoag from the Cleveland Clinic Lou … Continued

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Hoag Named Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Center of Excellence, Publishes Results of Breast and Prostate Cancer Trials

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (September 7, 2022) – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has been named a Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Center of Excellence (RTCoE) by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), a distinction held by only 17 centers in the U.S., including Stanford Health Care, Harvard Medical School and the University of California, San Francisco. … Continued

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Renowned Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon Joins Hoag

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., August 16, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is proud to announce that Steven Wang, M.D., a renowned, board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon, has joined the Hoag Family Cancer Institute as the Director of Dermatologic Oncology as part of the Melanoma Program. Dr. Wang joins Hoag after spending 16 years at … Continued

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Hoag Welcomes Renowned Neurosurgeon Adam Kanter, M.D.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (August 2, 2022) – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced today it has recruited Adam Kanter, M.D., chief of spine surgery and tenured professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, to be the associate medical director of the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute. Dr. Kanter is excited to join Hoag’s renowned … Continued

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Hoag Named a 5-Star Hospital By CMS

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 26, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is one of 429 hospitals nationwide, 33 in California and the only hospital in the county to receive a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2022. This is the highest possible achievement of CMS’s Overall Hospital Quality Star … Continued

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Hoag Recognized as Highest Ranked Hospital in Orange County for Top-Quality Care by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals Rankings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 26, 2022 — For the sixth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals Rankings named Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian the highest ranked hospital in Orange County, the fourth-best hospital in the Los Angeles metro area and ninth-best in California. The rankings also included national rankings in three specialty … Continued

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Hoag Digestive Health Institute Welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Raskin as Surgical Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 19, 2022 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has recruited innovative colorectal surgeon Elizabeth R. Raskin, M.D., as surgical director for the Margolis Family Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program within Hoag’s Digestive Health Institute. Dr. Raskin comes to Hoag from University of California, Davis Medical Center, where she served as Chief of … Continued

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