February 11, 2019 – Patient Engagement & Experience Summit




Watch Dr. Louis’ LIVE presentation at the The Patient Engagement & Experience Summit. The Patient Engagement & Experience Summit brings healthcare decision-makers, clinicians, and IT pros together for a deep-dive on how technology is helping to improve patient care through patient satisfaction, empowerment, engagement and experiences.

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December 7th & 8th – Digital Neuro Symposium




Join us at Mount Sinai Hospital, December 8 & 9, 2018. This symposium will cover the breadth of digital neurosurgery from Artificial Intelligence to Extended Reality and beyond. The unique collection of world renowned faculty will discuss and demonstrate the utilization of advanced technologies in clinical practice and how they can be applied to deliver better outcomes for our patients.

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Watch Dr. Louis’ LIVE presentation at the 2018 CNS conference.

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The OC Running Fesitval – 5K Walk/Run




You’re invited to join TEAM Dr. Robert Louis for the 5K walk/run event and raise funds to support Dr. Louis’ and Hoag’s Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program. All funds raised by our team will specifically benefit the work of Dr. Louis- an alumni of the Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program at the John Wayne Cancer Institute, and as a John Wayne Alumni Fellow, his work continues to be supported by John Wayne Cancer Foundation research grants.

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5K walk/run at 5 PM
Date: Saturday May 5, 2018
Location: OC Fairgrounds

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California hospital showcases virtual reality technology for neurosurgery — 3 insights


Robert Louis, MD, has Partnered with Find a Top Doc

Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian showcased Surgical Theater’s virtual reality medical imaging technology in a tour of its ORs, reports The OC Register.

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5 Health Organizations Making the Most of Emerging Technologies


Robert Louis, MD, has Partnered with Find a Top Doc

The healthcare industry is slowly warming up to emerging technologies. Small and large healthcare providers alike are starting to realize that investing in tech-enabled solutions yield big results…

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Surgeons use virtual reality to fly through patients’ brains at Hoag Hospital


Robert Louis, MD, has Partnered with Find a Top Doc

Whether navigating a star ship through a meteor storm or lurking through the murky underbelly of a city at midnight, gamers have long used virtual reality technology to make their experiences seem … well, virtually real.

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Robert Louis, MD, has Partnered with Find a Top Doc


Robert Louis, MD, has Partnered with Find a Top Doc

Robert Louis, MD, a fellowship-trained Orange County Neurosurgeon, is the Director of the Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Orange County, California. Dr. Louis has particular expertise in endoscopic and minimally invasive treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors, sellar and parasellar tumors and skull base tumors.”

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Esteemed Neurosurgeon, Robert Louis, MD, will be Presented in The Leading Physicians of the World


Robert Louis, MD, will be Presented in The Leading Physicians of the World

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Dr. Robert Louis, MD, Neurosurgeon to their prestigious organization with his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World. He is a highly trained and qualified surgeon with an extensive expertise in all facets of his work. Dr. Robert Louis has been in practice for over a decade, and is currently serving patients within the The Brain & Spine Center. He is also affiliated with Hoag Memorial Hospital.

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Sixth-graders get a lesson in brain surgery using virtual reality headsets


Dr. Louis At Costa Mesa School - The OC Register Report

For the sixth-grade class at Davis Magnet School in Costa Mesa, the science lesson for the day means keeping textbooks and notebooks on the shelves while the students pull out virtual reality viewers by Google Cardboard and their smartphones preloaded with 3D videos found on YouTube. As they peer through the lenses, Dr. Robert Louis, program director of the Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program at Hoag Neurosciences Institute, guides them through the type of virtual reality “fly-through” he views prior to performing brain surgery on patients at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach.

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I had the best experience and best results with Dr. Louis and his staff. Dr. Louis is the most caring, thoughtful, considerate Neurosurgeon. He takes a ‘patient first’ approach to care, providing sophisticated treatments based on the unique needs of each individual. I recommend him highly!

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Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.

Minimally invasive endoscopic surgery is utilized by neurosurgeons. Techniques such as endoscopic endonasal surgery are used for pituitary tumors, craniopharyngiomas, chordomas, and the repair of cerebrospinal fluid leaks.

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Orange County Neurosurgeon

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Virtual Reality



Virtual Reality is revolutionizing the way we plan for, rehearse and perform brain surgery – making surgery safer and more effective. For the first time ever, patients are able to see inside their own brains in order to truly understand the surgical plan and risks. This allows our patients to take charge of their own health and be part of the team that is working to make them better



Dr. Robert Louis, director at Hoag, and Danielle Collins, chief experience officer at EMPOWER360, discuss how virtual reality technology can empower patients to become a member of their own healthcare team.