Dr. Joseph Hoffman, MD

Dr. Joseph Hoffman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Joseph Hoffman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Oakland Park, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5333 N Dixie Hwy Ste 101

Oakland Park, FL 33334

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 97% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 94% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 92% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hoffman "Excellence in Eye Care. The patient always comes first in our practice."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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15  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Other Education | Completed 1986
  • Nova Southeastern University School Of Optometry
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Sandoz Medicine Award, UMMSM, 1981
  • Earl W. Sutherland Award, UMMSM, 1979
Media & Publications

Dr. Hoffman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hoffman's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hoffman to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Hoffman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Hoffman is an amazing Dr. Extremely knowledgable and he takes his time with me when I go in. I highly recommend him. You know he really cares about his patients when you are with him.
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