About Dr. Bruce R. Hoyle, M.D.
Dr. Hoyle was born and raised in Toronto Ontario Canada. His undergraduate
and medical school training were at the University of Western Ontario. He
interned in Vancouver British Columbia and completed a residency in Family
Medicine at McMaster Medical Center in Hamilton Ontario.
Dr. Hoyle came to the Orange County California in 1982. While establishing
a private practice, he spent 6 years working as an ER doctor in several
Orange county hospitals.
In 1990 Dr. Hoyle earned an MBA degree from UC Irvine and was the medical
director for a large group in Orange County. He continued his private
practice and in the mid 90’s broadened it to include cosmetic procedures.
It was this area of medicine that eventually led him to vein disorders.
Timing is everything. The treatment of
had not changed in decades. However the use of ultrasound to diagnose vein
disorders, the use of endovenous lasers
and foam sclerotherapy
as treatment for
varicose veins were new innovations. Dr. Hoyle was the first doctor in
Orange County to perform an endovenous ablation. He was in the first 200
doctors in the country to become board certified in the new specialty of
. He eventually left
Family Medicine and cosmetic medicine to focus on veins and established a
new dedicated vein practice across from St Joseph’s Hospital.
Dr. Hoyle has passed the examination for Registered Physician in Vascular
Interpretation (R.P.V.I.) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical
Sonography. He is also an Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of
California and is a consultant at the VA in Long Beach.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Hoyle is an avid outdoors person. He enjoys road
cycling, hiking, sailing, skiing and scuba diving. He has 3 daughters.