Dr. Gerard Hoff, MD

Dr. Gerard Hoff, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Gerard Hoff, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Redwood City, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and obstetrics.

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

2950 Whipple Ave Ste 6

Redwood City, CA 94062
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hoff performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ovarian Cysts
high
more than 80% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 83% of peers
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. Hoff's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hoff "Dr. Gary Hoff enjoys delivering babies and helping women to achieve the experience they would like to have during their pregnancy and delivery, whether that means a medication free childbirth experience with the help of a doula or early intervention with appropriate pain medication. Dr. Hoff delivers over 90% of the pregnant women under his care and will come to the hospital to deliver a baby at night and on weekends even if he is not on call. While keeping the health of the mother and her baby as the most important priority, there is often more than one option regarding decisions during pregnancy and at the time of the delivery. Dr. Hoff's goal is to give women the information they need to make an informed decision about these options. He will always provide guidance and give his opinion as to the preferred course of treatment, but respects a women's right to make her own choices in health care. Dr. Hoff has a very strong interest in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery which comprises the majority of his surgical practice. Most common gynecologic problems such as heavy vaginal bleeding or pelvic pain can be treated medically or with minimally invasive alternatives to hysterectomy such as operative laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, or endometrial ablation. When hysterectomy is necessary, most hysterectomies can be performed laparoscopically through small incisions or vaginally without the need for abdominal incisions. Dr. Hoff is very interested in using techniques for preemptive analgesia to decrease pain after surgery."
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2  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Obstetrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

49  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

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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 California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Ut Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hoff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hoff's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hoff to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Hoff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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