Education & Resources
Community education lectures on GERD are held quarterly. View our latest
We've moved! Visit our new location, within Hoag Cancer Center:
1 Hoag Drive, PO Box 6100
Newport Beach, CA 92663-6100
3rd Floor of the Cancer Center
New Patient Packet
Download and complete the New Patient Packet, prior to your initial office
visit at Hoag-USC Surgical Center for Digestive Diseases. Please bring
this completed paperwork to your appointment. With any questions, call
New Patient Packet - Newport Beach
New Patient Packet - Irvine
Click on the links below for helpful diet and educational resources for
pre- and post-surgery.
Diets for GI Disease
GERD Diet - For patients needing to decrease symptoms associated with the reflux
of gastric fluid into the esophagus.
Gastroperesis is often improved with a low fat diet combined with a Low Fiber or Low
Low Fiber Diet is often prescribed as a dietary treatment for Crohn’s disease, ulcerative
colitis, acute diverticular disease, colostomy or ileostomy, and before
or after lower bowel surgery.
Low Residue Diet is designed to avoid mechanical irritation of the gastrointestinal tract
and reduce absorbable residue in the colon.
Tube feeding is for any person with a functioning gastrointestinal tract who is unable
to eat a normal diet or who is unable to eat enough to stay healthy.