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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and Hoag Orthopedic Institute Named 'Official Health Care Partner' of the Los Angeles Chargers


The Los Angeles Chargers today announced a multi-year partnership with world-class health care provider Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, a member of the St. Joseph Hoag Health Alliance, as the team’s ‘Official Health Care Partner.’

Under a multi-year partnership, Hoag and Hoag Orthopedics will provide the Chargers with comprehensive health care by nationally recognized physicians who are specially trained and experienced in caring for professional athletes.

In addition, the Chargers’ Costa Mesa facility, comprised of nearly 102,000 square feet of interior space and an adjacent 3.2 acre parcel of land for its training and practice fields, will be named theHoag Performance Center.

“We are excited to welcome the Chargers to Orange County and provide our world-class services to the region’s newest professional sports organization,” said Robert T. Braithwaite, Hoag’s president and chief executive officer. “The Chargers executive team made it clear that they wanted only the very best in clinical talent, technology and facilities to care for their coaches and players, and we couldn’t be prouder that they selected Hoag and the Hoag Orthopedics as their Official Health Care Partner. Our commitment to delivering high-quality clinical care and innovative treatment options, just as we have done for our community for nearly 65 years, is a game-winning combination.”

“The Chargers have a history of innovation dating back to Sid Gillman and Air Coryell, a tradition of record breaking achievement by the likes of LaDainian Tomlinson and others, and a passion for serving the community,” said Chargers President of Business Operations A.G. Spanos. “Partnering with a world-class health care provider like Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian – one that shares a similar history of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is thought possible, and a commitment to community – is a perfect fit.”


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 29,000 inpatients and 305,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to seven health centers and ten urgent care centers. Hoag is a designated Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedics, which consists of an orthopedic hospital and two ambulatory surgical centers. In 2013, Hoag entered into an alliance with St. Joseph Health to further expand health care services in the Orange County community, known as St. Joseph Hoag Health. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the 2016 - 2017 U.S. News & World Report, andBecker’s Hospital Review named Hoag as one of the 2016 “100 Great Hospitals in America” – a designation Hoag has received four times. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County’s most preferred hospital for the past 20 consecutive years and, for an unprecedented 21 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit for more information.

About Hoag Orthopedics

Hoag Orthopedics (Hoag Orthopedics) is located in Orange County, California. It consists of a specialty hospital located in Irvine and two ambulatory surgery centers: Orthopedic Surgery Center of Orange County in Newport Beach and Main Street Specialty Surgery Center in Orange. HOI has more than 300 physicians on staff, including more than 80 orthopedic specialists. HOI was instrumental in establishing Hoag Orthopedics, a non-profit founded by physicians for the purpose of conducting research, education and identifying leading-edge clinical care improvements. HOI ranks in the 99th percentile for patients’ likelihood to recommend the hospital and 98th percentile for overall hospital rating, according to Press Ganey’s national database of hospitals. HOI focuses in the treatments of the knee, hip and spine disorders, and takes pride in specialty care related to sports medicine, orthopedic trauma and extremities care. Since opening in 2010, HOI’s hospital has been named by U.S. News & World Report and Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review as one of the top orthopedic hospitals in the nation. Hoag Orthopedics was recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 112 hospitals nationwide, and one of 10 in California to earn the highest, five-star rating for overall quality of care. HOI was also rated a “Best Places to Work” by Modern Healthcare in 2016 and 2017. For more information, visit

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