Dr. Gregor Hoffman, MD

Dr. Gregor Hoffman, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Gregor Hoffman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic fracture care, and more.Read his story

Southern Orthopedic Specialists

1615 Metairie Rd

Metairie, LA 70005
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Hoffman'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.

Dr. Hoffman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hoffman "Gregor J. Hoffman, M.D. received his orthopaedic training at Tulane Medical School. He completed a fellowship in joint replacement at the Rothman Institute of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also received special training at the Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic in Columbus, Georgia. He is on the clinical staff of Tulane Medical School. Dr. Hoffman is involved in high school and professional sports. He has served the professional basketball team in New Orleans in 2003-2004 and 2004-2005. He has served as the delegate for the Southern Orthopaedic Association and on the steering committee at Ochsner Baptist Medical Center, where he is presently Secretary, Vice President and he is Chief orthopaedic surgeon at East Jefferson General Hospital."
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

92  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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49  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Med Center La New Orleans Tulane
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Tulane University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Resident Research Award, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1993
  • Chief Resident, Children's Hospital, 1993
  • Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident Award, Touro Infirmary, 1990
Media & Publications
  • Surgeon Work Input and Risk in Primary versus Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty. . Arth. Vol. 10, #3, 1995,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hoffman's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hoffman to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hoffman'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My attorney appointed doctor, this guy had no answers to my knee problem. Said it was not bad enough for a knee replacement but bad enough that I can't do any work requiring standing, kneeling, squatting, walking, stairs, or work on ladders. I'm an electrician so I can't go back to my work and now...more
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Fabulous Dr. Hoffman is a very competent doc. He has done my two knee replacements and my husband's hip replacements. The results were amazing. He has also treated me for foot and ankle pain.
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Dr. Hoffman it's a very very nice . But this time he disappointed me, he gave me an injection in my elbow and he may have pinched a nerve to where I've been suffering the pain in my elbow all the way down my forearm. Maybe I need to see a nerve specialist. The pain feels like I have a truck Park on...more
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Where do I begin! Dr.Hoffman treated me for a left shoulder injury I sustained in a car accident.He was very straight forward with a great sense of humor. He explained my injury and we scheduled surgery. I am pain free and the results have spoken for themselves. He was spot on when it came to...more
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Two successful hip surgeries!
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