Guest, Brenda Hoffman

Guest Name: 
Brenda Hoffman
Brenda J. Hoffman, M.D., Professor, Doctor of Medicine, Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Section Leader, America's Top Doctors and Who's Who
Guest Occupation: 
Professor, Doctor of Medicine, Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Section Leader, America's Top Doctors, Who's Who
Guest Biography: 

Dr. Hoffman is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Medical University of South Carolina.  She received her M.D. degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1983 and completed her Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1989.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  Dr. Hoffman is the chief of endoscopic ultrasound, Section Leader of GI Malignancy for the DDC, and head of the GI Focus Group for the Hollings Cancer Center.

Dr. Hoffman is a member of several organizations, including the American Gastroenterological Association; American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; American College of Gastroenterology; American College of Physicians; American Endosonography Club; Charleston Medical Society; Southern Medical Association; and the South Carolina Gastroenterology Association.  Additionally, Dr. Hoffman has received numerous honors, including Faculty Excellence Award; Top 20 Female Physicians-Southern Woman to Woman; Who’s Who/Physicians of the Southeast; American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Audio/Visual Award; America’s Top Doctors; and Best Doctors.

Dr. Hoffman’s clinical interests are endoscopic ultrasound, capsule endoscopy, laser therapy and therapeutic endoscopy.   Her clinical research interests are in tumor-host interactions and prevention and control.