Hoag Orthopedics
Fundraising Priorities


Donor support is driving extraordinary progress at Hoag Orthopedics, including enabling meaningful research, expanding the team and facilitating orthopedic education, all intended to broaden the impact on patients, orthopedic care providers and the community.


For more information on these giving opportunities and others in support of Hoag Orthopedics, please contact Sean Fischer, Development Director, at 949-202-9418 or Sean.Fischer@hoag.org.



Hoag Orthopedics physicians and leaders are passionate about advancing orthopedic medicine through meaningful research. Philanthropic support is contributing to an expanded research infrastructure, allowing for increased participation in clinical studies to make more meaningful discoveries. Some of these studies are industry-sponsored, testing new medical devices or drugs, and others are faculty and fellow-initiated research projects. Many studies sponsored by Hoag Orthopedics have been published in major medical journals.


Top-rated Fellowship Programs are the foundation of Hoag Orthopedics’ commitment to investing in the next generation of orthopedic surgeons. Hoag Orthopedics offers three fellowship programs: Surgical Spine, Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstruction Hip & Knee—each of which attract talented young physicians from all over the country. Hoag Orthopedic Institute’s renowned surgeons serve as active faculty to the Fellowship Programs, donating their time to teach advanced skills and provide mentorship. The Fellowship Programs are highly sought-after and have garnered recognition as one of the elite post-residency orthopedic training centers across the country.

Community Outreach

Hoag Orthopedics physicians and staff recognize that the future of orthopedic medicine is enthusiastic high school students who are intrigued by the health care industry. Community outreach efforts are intended to nurture youth’s interest in orthopedic medicine. Hoag Orthopedic Institute physicians partner with local schools in the classroom and on the sidelines, providing immersive internship programs and enacting Back to Play, a theatrical injury-to-surgery reenactment that shows students various pathways to orthopedic careers.

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