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

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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
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more than 38% of peers
Gynecomastia
normal
more than 31% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
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more than 25% 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

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hoffman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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
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3 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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