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Dr. Bradley Hofer, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Hofer

Colorado Cardiovascular Surgical Associates

950 E Harvard Ave Ste 550 Denver, CO 80210

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(303) 778-6527


Dr. Bradley Hofer, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in 1980 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, and more.


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Dr. Hofer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Whole Health Colorado Front Range
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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. Hofer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hofer performs Lung Surgery more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Hofer performs this procedure more than 63% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hofer performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Hofer performs this procedure more than 59% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hofer treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Hofer treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease

Dr. Hofer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Ileus
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Dr. Hofer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hofer

4.3

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
76.92307692307692%
(10)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
15.384615384615385%
(2)

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What People Say About Dr. Bradley Hofer, MD
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Dr Hofer is an incredible Dr! After I had a heart ablation from another Dr that had major complications, Dr Hofer immediately found the issues and literally saved my life! He was very thorough and attentive. His expertise is beyond words. I would recommend him to anyone that has heart issues.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Hofer specializes in adult surgery of the heart, lungs, chest, and esophagus. He wants to provide you with the finest in medical care and restore you as quickly as possible to good health. His goal is to provide the m...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

1990
University Of Washington Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Louisiana State Univ
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Virginia Mason Hosp
Residency Hospital
1981
Virginia Mason Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
Northwestern University Medical School
Medical School
1974
Washington University
Undergraduate School
1990
1987
1985
1981
1980
1974

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81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)