1. The patient comes first.
2. Maximize efficiency and minimize trauma.
3. We can't always control what we are dealt especially with a new cancer diagnoses, but we can do our best to be aggressive, stay up-to-date with technology, follow the standard of care, and initiate an approach maximizing quantity and quality of life for our patients.
4. Surgical education is paramount to patient safety and improving patient outcomes
5. Robotic surgery -- or more apt "computer enhanced surgery" -- is the future.
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Conditions & Procedures
Biliary Tract Cancer,
Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile Duct Cancer),
Common Bile Duct (CBD),
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST),
GI Neuroendocrine Cancer,
Liver Tumors - Primary,
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN1),
Small Bowel Cancer,
Advanced Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgery,
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery,
Advanced Laparoscopy with da Vinci Robot,
Bile Duct Surgery,
Gastrointestinal Oncologic Surgery,
Laparoscopic Cancer Surgery,
Liver and Biliary Oncologic Surgery,
Minimally Invasive Approach,
Minimally Invasive Colon Surgery,
Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery,
Minimally Invasive Stomach,
Minimally Invasive Surgery,
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures,
Pancreas Surgery and Management,
Pancreatic Cancer and Disease Management,
Generated confidence in the up coming procedure.
Dr. Hogg used visual aids to help me understand the cancer, as well as clear explanations. There were 4 people altogether in the meeting (one with me, two on the phone) and she was very open to this, and to my desire to get a second opinion. I was impressed with her knowledge and clarity, and by the end I felt that I had a lot of knowledge about the cancer and recommended treatment.
My experience was satisfactory and very glad I choose your facility.
She was great!!
Dr. Hogg took all the time I needed to understand the surgical process and what I could expect. After talking with her I have great confidence in her abilities.
There should be a "not applicable" choice for all questions. Like #4 above. In my case there were no decisions to be made
I was very pleased with all aspects of working with *Dr. Hogg from day 1 of my diagnosis through my surgery & hospital stay.
Dr. Hogg is outstanding ! She spent a lot of time explaining options and did not rush out. She is very intelligent and patient and caring and her compassion comes thru loud and clear !
*Dr. Hogg was wonderful first time with her was great her explanations were direct and complete.
*Dr. Hogg is excellent.
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