Dr. Kurt Hoffmayer, MD

Dr. Kurt Hoffmayer, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Kurt Hoffmayer, MD is a cardiology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.Read his story

9434 Medical Center Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 88% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Hoffmayer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hoffmayer "Kurt Hoffmayer, MD, PharmD, is a board-certified cardiologist who specializes in in cardiac electrophysiology. He takes care of patients with all types of heart rhythm disorders and is interested in both medical and procedural management of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Hoffmayer focuses on complex ablation including atrial fibrillation, premature ventricular contractions (PVC) and ventricular tachycardia, including epicardial ventricular tachycardia ablation. He also is specially trained in implantation and management of implantable loop recorders, pacemakers, implantable-cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices.As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Hoffmayer conducts research on the electrophysiologic mechanisms and pathophysiology of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, novel mapping and ablation techniques of ventricular tachycardia, safety and efficacy of antiarrhythmic therapy, body surface mapping and electrocardiographic imaging (ECGI), and cardiac resynchronization therapy.His research has been published in many peer-reviewed journals, including Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm, and Circulation: Arrhythmia Electrophysiology.Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Hoffmayer was a faculty member specializing in electrophysiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.Dr. Hoffmayer completed fellowships in electrophysiology and cardiovascular medicine at UC San Francisco, where he also did a residency in internal medicine. He earned his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, and a doctoral degree in pharmacy at Temple University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Hoffmayer is board-certified in internal medicine, clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular disease.He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS)."
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

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.


  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • UC San Francisco, School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UC San Francisco, School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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