Dr. Allen Hoffman, MD

Dr. Allen Hoffman, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Allen Hoffman, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tarzana, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in general surgery.

18411 Clark St Ste 305

Tarzana, CA 91356

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hoffman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoffman performs Hernia Repair more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hoffman performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoffman performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hoffman performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoffman treats Abdominal Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Hoffman treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Hoffman's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Appendicitis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Appendix Cancer
Biopsy
Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
da Vinci® Colectomy
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Enterocutaneous Fistula
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Cyst
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Neck Mass
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excisional Biopsy
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gland Cancer
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatobiliary Cancer
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Biopsy
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Abscess
Liver Biopsy
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Metastatic Cancer
Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
Muscle Biopsy
Muscle Cancer
Neck Cancer
Nerve Biopsy
Nerve Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumor of Pancreas
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Abscess
Pancreatic Biopsy
Parasitic Appendicitis
Pelvic Abscess
Perianal Abscess
Pericolic Abscess
Perirectal Abscess
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectourethral Fistula
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Retroperitoneal Abscess
Secondary Malignancies
Sigmoidoscopy
Spleen Cancer
Traumatic Hernia
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Fistula
Ventral Hernia
Vesicocolic Fistula

About Me

Care Philosophy

All of your medical and surgical issues, no matter how minor or major, are dealt with in a highly competent, professional and caring manner.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1993
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    University Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1987
    Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1985
    Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1984
  • 1980
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School
    1980

Dr. Hoffman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hoffman

4.4

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(3)

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Dr. Hoffman is awesome. Went to him for a hernia surgery after seeing his reviews--he is incredibly kind/caring, helpful, and on top of things. He truly cares about his patients. I never write reviews but felt compelled to after my experience with him. Truly a brilliant and caring doctor with...Read More
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Superb Doctor. I have had 3 hernia surgeries done by him and no problems. He also has a very clear post-operative instruction sheet. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Dr Hoffman is a great doctor with surgical skills and a good bedside manner. He described all of our options and was able to schedule us in a timely manner. I would recommend him to anyone
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Doctor Hoffman was a great doctor. He saved my father's life. He has work dignity and does the best. Thank you very much to doctor Hoffman and God bless him.
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Dr. Hoffman is very professional and explains all options available. He gives his best advice for you as the patient. He listens and answers all your questions. I never felt rushed in or out of his office. Great staff. I would highly recommend Dr. Hoffman to anyone.
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