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Staff Spotlight: Pamela S. Mangen
Feb 8, 2016

As the clinical nurse manager at Hoag Orthopedic Institute, Pamela Mangen has a passion for health care—something that her daughters picked up on. Pamela’s oldest daughter just received her PhD in Immunology from Cornell Medical ...

Dietary Guidelines
Jan 25, 2016

Happy New Year! If eating healthy is one of your New Year resolutions, then use the New 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help you get started and to become more mindful about what you eat. What are the Dietary Guidelines? Every 5 years a new ...

Why Having Proper Posture Is Important
Jan 19, 2016

The body is designed to bear its own weight. While that may sound like an obvious fact, it seems to beg the question: why do so many people seem to take pain for granted? Back pain, shoulder pain, chest pain—these are all symptomatic of an ...

Staff Highlights: Meet Jon Moore, RN
Jan 15, 2016

Jon Moore has been working at HOI since 2010. Initially starting out as a volunteer at Hoag Newport, he was offered an opportunity work in the OR as an operating room aide at HOI. This job served as a launching pad for his nursing career. The most ...

Osteoporosis Community Class
Jan 14, 2016

On January 12, 2016, a clinical expert team from Hoag Orthopedic Institute offered an educational offering on Osteoporosis to the community at the Florence Sylvester Memorial Senior Center in Laguna Hills, CA. Over 50 attendees participated in this ...

Signs You Have Dislocated Your Shoulder
Jan 5, 2016

Background Information The arm’s upper bone, the humerus, sits in a shallow well on the scapula known as a glenoid. This is the primary skeletal structure of the shoulder. The glenoid is made slightly more stable by a ring of cartilage known as ...

Team HOI Cyclers Take it to the Streets
Dec 14, 2015

Cycling is a fun, healthy hobby enjoyed by hundreds of thousands around the world. It's particularly enjoyable for Southern Californians who enjoy nearly year-round nice weather. As an exercise, cycling is great for cardio, has low joint impact, ...

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Receives 2015 Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence Award and 2015 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award
Dec 2, 2015

Hospital Awarded for Achieving and Sustaining Excellence in Patient Experience and For Outstanding Performance in Patient Experience IRVINE, Calif. [December 2, 2015] – Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest volume providers of ...

Why This California Hospital is a Model for Price and Quality Transparency
Nov 16, 2015

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of America's foremost thought-leaders in healthcare policy, who was also one of the central architects of the ACA, recently penned an article for Fortune Magazine in which he describes the ideal model for hospitals ...

What Can Be Done to Strengthen Knees?
Oct 21, 2015

There are many exercises and activities that can help strengthen the muscles around the knee joint. What is important is that it works for your lifestyle, your level of fitness and they do not create more pain. General exercises include- Isometric ...

Everything You Need to Know About Backpacks and Back Pain for Kids... and Adults
Jul 15, 2015

This is the time of year where mothers and fathers across the land begin to worry about what gear their students need for school, and questions about school backpacks come up time and again. What’s the heaviest backpack my child should wear? ...

Congratulations to our Staff of the Season!!
Jun 29, 2015

Dr. Zachary Adler Dr. Zachary Adler is an Orthopedic Surgeon who joined HOI in December of 2014 along with his partner Dr. Corey Lieber. His focus at HOI specifically being orthopedic injury care. Since his arrival to HOI he has made a huge impact on ...

Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement
Mar 18, 2015

Join Dr. Jay Patel, as he discusses the direct anterior approach for hip replacement surgery. Learn about this technique and how it differs from other approaches.

Non-Operative Treatment of Back Pain
Mar 17, 2015

Join Balaji Charlu, MD, one of Newport Orthopedic Institutes physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, for a discussion on the latest advancements in interventional pain management. Topics will include non-operative treatment options for back ...

Patient Safety Awareness Week at HOI
Mar 16, 2015

This past week, March 8-14, was National Patient Safety Awareness week, reminding us all to work together to ensure that patients, and those who care for them, are free from harm. This year’s theme, “United in Safety,” was a call to ...

The Truth about Taking Time Off from Exercise
Mar 13, 2015

Taking a break from your exercise routine can aid in rest and recovery for your muscles. If you’re worried about losing muscle and progress from rest, Dr. James Ting, a sports medicine physician at Hoag Orthopedic Institute, participated in ...

HOI Welcomes its Newest Member & Registered Dietitian, Reema Kanda
Mar 11, 2015

March is National Nutrition Month ® , sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” which encourages everyone to adopt healthy eating and physical activity habits ...

Back Pain, Is There Hope?
Mar 11, 2015

Join orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jeremy Smith, as he discusses the causes and treatment options of back pain which will include surgical (minimally invasive) and non-surgical options. The discussion will also include an in-depth overview of low back ...

HOI Welcomes its Newest Member & Registered Dietitian, Reema Kanda
Mar 11, 2015

March is National Nutrition Month ® , sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The theme for 2015 is "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle," which encourages everyone to adopt healthy eating and physical activity habits focused on ...

Staff of the Season - Winter 2015
Mar 4, 2015

Hoag Orthopedic Institute would like to thank these wonderful staff members for their outstanding work! Dr. Nam Kim is a one of our amazing hospitalists here at HOI. The staff voted him as our Clinician of the Season by a landslide. If you ask any ...

Hip & Knee Arthritis
Feb 10, 2015

Join Dr. Nassif for a discussion on hip & knee arthritis. Dr. Nassif will discuss how arthritis affects the knees and hips, as well as available treatment options.

What You Should Know About Osteoporosis Treatment
Feb 4, 2015

Learn about intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors for osteoporosis; review the guidelines and recommendations for osteoporosis treatment; and get information on exercise and safety for management and prevention of osteoporosis. Presented by: Marisa ...

Rapid Recovery After Hip and Knee Surgery
Jan 28, 2015

Join Dr. Steven Gausewitz, as he discusses how advancements in total joint replacement techniques can return patients to active life faster with faster recovery time and less pain.

Rapid Recovery for Hip and Knee Replacement
Nov 18, 2014

Join orthopedic surgeon, Dr. James Caillouette, as he discusses new total joint replacement techniques, including rapid recovery joint replacement – a minimally invasive technique that is less painful and can return patients to active life ...

Treatment Options for Lower Back Pain
Nov 11, 2014

Join orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Kasra Rowshan, as he reviews the latest surgical and nonsurgical treatments for lower back pain. He will answer your questions regarding spinal stenosis as well as minimally-invasive surgeries for decompression and ...

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