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Palliative Care Services at Hoag

The Palliative Care Team at Hoag is comprized of specialized clinicians dedicated to working alongside your physicians, to maximize quality of life when faced with a serious illness. Our expertise in complex pain and symptom management, communication
and care coordination, will help support your treatment plan and goals of care.

A consultation by the Palliative Care team can assist with:

  • Manage complex pain or symptom issues
  • Improve your ability to tolerate treatments
  • Cope with the life impact and life adjustments related to your illness
  • Answer questions about resources available to you in the community that are consistent with your treatment goals
  • Complete advance care plans such as an Advance Directive or Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment
  • Speak with your family about treatment decisions, plans and goals

To initiate an inpatient consultation, please ask your physician to request a consult from the CARES Team.

Outpatient services are initiated by phone. A palliative care team member will assess the individual’s pain, symptoms or psychosocial state and then help to coordinate services accordingly. To initiate a consultation, contact the Palliative Care Program at 949-764-8585.

Palliative Care services are available at both:

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Hoag Hospital Irvine‚Äč.