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Patient Stories

Alan

Few people on the planet know more about joint replacement surgeries than Alan Beyer, MD, executive medical director of Hoag Orthopedic Institute and ...

Rita

“If you can’t outkick them, outlive them,” quips Rita, who has set eight world records in swimming since turning 95 this year. ...

Kevin

Kevin has had both hips replaced, in 2009 and 2012. In between, at age 69, Kevin boxed three rounds to dethrone the reigning champion at the Ringside ...

Keith

A degenerative and painful bone disease called avascular necrosis, or osteonecrosis, leads to the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply. ...

Shoja

For the past decade, Irvine aerospace engineer Shoja’s zest for life led him to grace many dance floors as a tango enthusiast. “I was ...

Jen

At a professional conference last year, HOI Physical Therapy Supervisor Jen Brandon, PT, MPT, expected to learn about innovative therapeutic ...

Georgia

A little over a week ago, May 23rd to be exact, I had a hip replacement done in your facility by Dr. Steven Barnett. I would like to take this ...

Mary

I had spine surgery by Dr. Richard Lee on January 3rd. It appears to have been been successful and I’m on the road to recovery and a better ...

Mary

I would like to get a message to a couple of your staff members and their supervisor. I had lumbar fusion surgery. The staff that took care of me were ...

James

My wife, Lucille, was admitted to the Hoag Orthopedic Hospital, Irvine, California for total knee replacement surgery. I am happy beyond measure to ...

Lori

From studies at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet to performing and choreographing for several modern dance companies, Lori Savit loved the career that led ...

Patrick

Shooting pain down the leg. Too painful to stand more than minutes. Sitting up to sleep and resting poorly. For Patrick Duffy, severe pain and ...

Lawrence

Lawrence Taylor's love for the water grew through spearfishing to catch his dinner while serving in Micronesia and the Philippines as a ...

Rodolfo

For the past 25 years, Rodolfo Franco of Santa Ana has been lifting and moving furniture and appliances up and down stairs for his job with a moving ...