Dr. Allen Hoffman, MD

Dr. Allen Hoffman, MD

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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

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

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Hernia Repair
very high
more than 97% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hoffman "All of your medical and surgical issues, no matter how minor or major, are dealt with in a highly competent, professional and caring manner."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

74  Conditions Treated

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57  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hoffman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hoffman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hoffman

4.4

Based on 19 reviews

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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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