Robert P. Hoffman, MD

Robert Hoffman

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Biography

Robert P. Hoffman, MD, is a member of the Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1981, followed by pediatric internship and residency at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Ohio, and a pediatric endocrine fellowship at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and ABP Sub-board of Pediatric Endocrinology. Dr. Hoffman's research interests include hypoglycemia in Type 1 diabetes, insulin resistance, endothelial function and puberty. His teaching activities include education on Type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents, hypoglycemia in infants and children and growth disorders, regionally and internationally. Administratively, he is the director for the fellowship program and the coordinator for the attending, consultation and physician schedules for the division.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 03/30/2001

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Date Completed: 06/30/1987
Residency Akron Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1984
Internship Akron Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1982
Medical School Ohio State University College of Medicine and Publ Date Completed: 06/12/1981
Professional Experience

2006 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship, Program Director

2001 - Present Associate Professor, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

2001 - Present University of Iowa College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

1996 - 2000 University of Iowa College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Associate Professor

1996 - 2000 University of Iowa College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Associate Professor

1990 - 1996 University of Iowa College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Assistant Professor

1989 - 1990 University of Iowa College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Associate in Pediatrics

1987 - 1989 Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Florida Health Science Center, Assistant Professor & Division Chief

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