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Caitlin Hoffman, <span>MD</span>

Caitlin Hoffman, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery
Office Phone: (212) 746-2363

Biography

Dr. Hoffman is an award-winning neurosurgeon who specializes in pediatric neurosurgery as well as in adult and pediatric epilepsy surgery. She has completed fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery with a focus on surgical epilepsy, and has performed extensive research on the molecular mechanisms of progression of brain tumors, specifically medulloblastoma. Her clinical research includes venous anomalies in craniosynostosis, early surgical treatment for Rasmussen’s encephalitis, minimally invasive methods of treating hydrocephalus and intracranial cysts, and the characteristics and safety of invasive monitoring for pediatric neurovascular disorders such as AVM. 

Dr. Hoffman sees patients at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Hospital Queens, and performs surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering. 

TRAINING

Dr. Hoffman graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, before receiving her M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed a neurosurgical residency and chief residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, then went on to complete advanced fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto.

During her neurosurgical training, Dr. Hoffman was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Housestaff Award by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the 2012 Dr. Kenneth Shulman Award by the AANS Pediatric Section,  and the 2011 New York State Neurosurgical Society-Resident Research Award; in 2006 she was selected for membership in Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society.

RESEARCH

Dr. Hoffman has published academic papers in leading journals including Cancer Research, Nature Medicine, Neurosurgery, and Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics on topics ranging from mechanisms of tumor progression to pediatric cerebrovascular disorders. 

 

Dr. Hoffman sees patients at:
1305 York Avenue, 9th Floor
(At 70th Street)
New York, NY 10022

 

She also sees patients in Queens at Bayside Pediatric Specialty Care:

26-19 Francis Lewis Blvd.

Bayside, NY 11358

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Education

MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children