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Blog Posts in 2013

Happy Holidays 2013
Dec 16, 2013

All of us here at Hoag Orthopedic Institute would like to wish our team members, patients, friends, family, and community a happy and blessed holiday season!!

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Launches 'Own The BoneĀ® Program' to Enhance Patient Care Following Osteoporosis-Related Fragility Fractures
Oct 28, 2013

HOAG ORTHOPEDIC INSTITUTE LAUNCHES ‘OWN THE BONE ® PROGRAM’ TO ENHANCE PATIENT CARE FOLLOWING OSTEOPOROSIS-RELATED FRAGILITY FRACTURES New Program Aims to Reduce the Number of Fractures Due To Osteoporosis IRVINE, Calif. – Hoag ...

What’s Cooking – Hoag Orthopedic Institute Gets New Executive Chef
Aug 19, 2013

We are very excited to have our new executive chef Jason Stein with us at Hoag Orthopedic Institute. His presence and knowledge in the restaurant business, as well as in the kitchen, will bring a plethora of new and fresh ideas on how to provide a ...

Consumer Reports Ranks HOI Top Hospital in U.S.
Aug 14, 2013

Consumer Reports released a list of the best and worst surgical facilities in the U.S. and Hoag Orthopedic Institute ranked near the top! Watch the ABC clip here

Sopida Andronaco Named HOI Clinical Outcomes Director
Aug 12, 2013

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Sopida Andronaco, RN to Hoag Orthopedic Institute Clinical Outcomes Director! Throughout her career, Sopida has held leadership positions in nursing management, nursing instructor, and clinical quality. In ...

Siemens Healthcare Visits Hoag Orthopedic Institute: Outcomes Measurement
Aug 7, 2013

In the summer of 2013, international healthcare thought-leader, Siemens Healthcare, came all the way to HOI from Germany. They were joined by a camera crew, and Dr. Jens Deerberg-Wittram, the president of The International Consortium for Health ...

Tanya Sapsezian Named President of OC NAON
Aug 1, 2013

Hoag Orthopedic Institute would like to congratulate Tanya Sapsezian, BSN, RN, ONC on her recent appointment as President of the Orange County Chapter of NAON – National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses !!!! Tanya was appointed July 23rd and ...

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Photo Contest Winners
Jul 30, 2013

In celebration of the Grand Opening of Hoag Hospital Irvine and Hoag Orthopedic Institute, thousands of community members participated in a photo contest inspired by the nearby Mountains to Sea Trail, a 22-mile route with a 93,000-acre area ...

Tour de Irvine - HOI's inaugural bike ride around Orange County
May 22, 2013

We had a great time last Saturday, May 18th at our first ever ‘Tour de Irvine’ cycling event. A group of about 40 or so met at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in the morning and headed out for a nice ride about South County. We’re eagerly ...

Kobe’s Torn Achilles’ Tendon
Apr 26, 2013

Following Kobe Bryant’s recent torn Achilles’ tendon, Hoag Orthopedic Institute received numerous calls from reporters inquiring about the injury. Various news outlets contacted the hospital to speak with our doctors about the injury. ...

What is a Fitness Plateau and Fitness Overload? Q&A with Dr. Bobby Charlu
Mar 4, 2013

What is a Fitness Plateau and Fitness Overload? Q&A with Dr. Bobby Charlu We recently interviewed Dr. Bobby Charlu, an Interventional Physiatrist with Hoag Orthopedic Institute, to learn more about some common fitness and exercise topics. How ...