Dr. Heather Hofflich, DO

Dr. Heather Hofflich, DO

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Heather Hofflich, DO is an internal medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and specializes in internal medicine.Read her story

8939 Villa La Jolla Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Dr. Hofflich's Experience

Dr. Hofflich's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Hofflich's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hofflich "Heather L. Hofflich, DO, is a board-certified endocrinologist and internist. She provides endocrinology and primary care for adults, including preventive care and diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Dr. Hofflich is consistently named a “Top Doc" in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. Dr. Hofflich has a special interest in osteoporosis, thyroid and women’s health issues. She enjoys being able to provide excellent care to her patients and establish long lasting relationships. As a professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Hofflich is involved in training medical students and residents at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Hofflich is a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology, a distinction that recognizes her outstanding achievements in endocrinology. She is also a certified clinical densitometrist, which is a professional certification in the field of bone density. Dr, Hofflich completed her fellowship training at UC Irvine College of Medicine and her residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center. She completed her internship at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Hofflich earned her medical degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and her undergraduate degree at Cornell University. She is board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, and enjoys hiking, biking, running and swimming."
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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

177  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hofflich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hofflich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hofflich to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Hofflich's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Hofflich is a knowledgeable, warm, and caring physician. It is her dedication to her patients, her positive and reassuring attitude , along with her medical knowledge and research abilities that have gotten me through many complicated health issues. Dr. Hofflich is an excellent diagnostician....more
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Dr. Hofflich is amazing, thoughtful, and caring. She always provides thorough and compassionate care. I feel lucky to have her as my osteoporosis doctor. She is charming.
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Dr. Hofflich is a wonderful doctor. She is caring, knowledgeable, approachable, and I have utmost confidence in her medical expertise. I would recommend her to my family and friends.
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If you have hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto's, please DO NOT waste your time with Hofflich. She does not have the competence to treat this complex condition. Hashimoto's, the leading cause of hypothyroidism in the US, is an autoimmune condition where the body attacks the thyroid with antibodies...more
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Caring but limited comptence!
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