Dr. William Hoffman, MD

Dr. William Hoffman, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o
(11)

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Dr. William Hoffman, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in general surgery and plastic surgery.

350 Parnassus Ave Ste 509

San Francisco, CA 94117
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hoffman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Facial Reconstruction
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoffman performs Facial Reconstruction more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Hoffman performs this procedure more than 63% of his peers

Adjacent Tissue Transfer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoffman performs Adjacent Tissue Transfer more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Hoffman performs this procedure more than 47% of his peers

Oral and-or Facial Cleft
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoffman treats Oral and-or Facial Cleft more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Hoffman treats this condition more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Hoffman's conditions and procedures:

Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Benign Tumor
Birthmark
Breast Diseases
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Dentofacial Anomalies
Dermal Filler
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Facial Reconstruction
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecomastia
Gynecomastia Repair
Head and Neck Surgery
Hidradenitis
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Lip, Excision or Resection
Lipomas
Liposuction
Lung Cancer
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nipple Reconstruction
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Oral and-or Facial Cleft
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Disease
Secondary Malignancies
Skin and Tissue Reduction
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

caring, good listener, dedicated, intelligent, compassionate, committed, healing and reassuring

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1986
    New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    University Calif Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1978
    University Calif Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School
    1977
  • 1973
    Yale University
    Undergraduate School
    1973

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Dr. Hoffman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hoffman

4.2

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
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4 Stars
9.090909090909092%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)

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He is an amazing surgeon. He is totally overworked (and often dozing off in appts with me) but he’s competent and the work he’s done on me is life changing. I am very happy I found him and hope he teaches others all he knows before he retires, he’s truly an amazing doctor. Highly recommended with...Read More
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I have a chronic skin condition and no one was able to provide amazing treatment and support like Doctor Hoffman. I had searched for help for years and am so grateful he was referred to me. He is very patient, sympathetic, direct, and sincere. I haven't had any serious symptoms in years (thanks to...Read More
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My son has been seeing Dr. Hoffman for over 10 years for his cleft lip and palate. He is the best Dr my son has ever had. He make said sure we all understand what's happening every step of the way and answers all questions we have.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

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St. Mary's Medical Center

San Francisco, CA