Gary H. Hoffman, M.D. is an Attending Surgeon and instructor in the Division of Colorectal Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and Attending Surgeon in the Division of General Surgery, and Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at The David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles. He was named a SUPER DOCTOR for 2012 by Los Angeles Magazine.
Dr. Hoffman’s main clinical and research interests involve the laparoscopic, minimally invasive treatment of colon and rectal malignancies, optimizing outcomes and techniques in general colorectal surgery, endoscopy and the surgical treatment of hemorrhoids.
As a pioneer in the use of the procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids (PPH), Dr. Hoffman’s research confirmed the superiority of PPH when compared with traditional hemorrhoidectomy. He is actively involved in research to further streamline the procedure and improve the instrumentation.
Dr. Hoffman has written articles for peer- reviewed publications, including Diseases of the Colon and Rectum and Surgical Rounds and American Surgeon. He is an Editor and frequent contributor to General Surgery News, a national publication for surgeons.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine and his medical degree from Vanderbilt University, Dr. Hoffman completed his surgical internship at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center and his surgical residency at Louisiana State University-Charity Hospital of New Orleans Medical Center.
Dr. Hoffman is board certified and a member of The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, The Southern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, The American College of Surgeons and The American Medical Association.