Meet The Team
Expert Medical Team
Hoag’s expert medical team is just one of the many reasons why patients
diagnosed at Hoag remain at Hoag for treatment. Our multidisciplinary
team of board-certified urologists, urologic cancer surgeons, robotic
surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists and medical oncologists
work together to determine the best course of treatment for each individual patient.
From minimally invasive surgical options, to the latest in radiation therapy
and systemic therapy, Hoag’s comprehensive approach to prostate
cancer has resulted in outstanding survival rates.
As part of Hoag’s multidisciplinary approach, the urologic cancer
team conducts cancer case conferences where experts from all disciplines
gather together to review cases from every angle to ensure the latest
knowledge in cancer treatment is applied.
Additionally, Hoag’s expert medical staff is complemented by its
highly trained team of oncology nurses. Dedicated to delivering patient-centered
care, Hoag’s nursing staff ranks among the nation’s top nurses,
as validated by Hoag’s designation as a Magnet hospital by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center.
To speak with
Urologic Cancer Clinical Nurse Navigator, Sandy Pollet, R.N., please call 949-764-1804.
Obtaining your cancer care from a medical team that treats a high volume
of patients with your specific cancer type has its advantages –
namely, successful patient outcomes.
Studies show that physicians who treat large numbers of patients with a
specific disease achieve better patient outcomes. Hoag urologic surgeons
treat and manage more prostate cancer patients than any other facility
in Orange County.
Hoag’s expert medical team and higher than national figure survival
rates are just two reasons why the majority of patients diagnosed at Hoag
remain at Hoag for treatment. The superior care provided to Hoag prostate
cancer patients is most clearly illustrated by the 100 percent relative
five-year survival rate.
The radiation oncologist is a physician with specific training in radiation
oncology. At Hoag, all of our radiation oncologists are board certified
by the American Board of Radiology. They meet with patients in consultation
to discuss the role of radiation therapy as part of a patient’s
Visit Hoag Radiation Oncology for details about Hoag’s radiation
oncology team and services.