Matthew Hoffman, M.D.

Matthew Hoffman, M.D.Dr. Matthew Hoffman is board-certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine. In his practice, Dr. Hoffman seeks to help patients improve their respiratory health and live the best lives they can. Dr. Hoffman values the trust of his patients and prioritizes effective communication with them even when a health condition is complex. He specializes in bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), pulmonary function testing and critical care.

EDUCATION

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, 2009 – 2012

Resident, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2007

Doctor of Medicine, 2004

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Postbaccalaureate premedical courses, 1998 - 1999

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1994

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

Certification, Critical Care Medicine, 2014 - Present

Certification, Pulmonary Medicine, 2012 - Present

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Southeast Permanente Medical Group
Atlanta, GA, August 2012 – September 2018

Pulmonologist-Intensivist (2012-2018)

Chief, Department of Pulmonology and Critical Care (2015-2018)

Physician Director of Inpatient Resource Stewardship (2014-2015)

Emory Healthcare and the Emory Clinic
2007-2009

Instructor, Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital Midtown (formerly Crawford Long Hospital)

Veterans’ Administration Medical Center

Publisher and Editor, PulmCCM

2012-present

Physician Medical Reviewer and Writer, WebMD

2006-2012

Cable News Network (CNN)

Intern, Medical Unit, 2004

Freelance writer, the Atlanta Business Chronicle and other publications

2000-2001

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American College of Chest Physicians

Medical Association of Georgia

Medical Association of Atlanta

HONORS AND AWARDS

Medical school graduation speaker, elected by the class

PUBLICATIONS

Published

Hoffman M, Schulman DA. “The Appearance of Central Sleep Apnea after Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea,” Chest, 2012 Aug;142(2):517-22.


Ilksoy N, Hoffman M, Jacobson, T. "A Comparison of African-American Patients with Systolic Heart Failure versus Preserved Ejection Fraction", American Journal of Cardiology, 2006; 98:806- 808.


El-Chami MF, Hoffman M, Lerakis S. "Sealing the Left Atrial Appendage: Ready for Prime Time?" American Journal of the Medical Sciences, May 2007; 333(5): 285-289


Lay Press

Writer and medical editor for WebMD, authored and edited medical information articles for the lay public. Content featured online for WebMD, CBS News, and other Internet publications.


Publisher, writer, and editor of PulmCCM, a website providing commentary on clinical research and the practice of pulmonary and critical care medicine.

PEER REVIEWED ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS

Bremner D, Hoffman M. “Hippocampal Volume in Vietnam Twins Discordant for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” American College of Neuropharmacology, Atlanta, GA, December 2002.

Bremner D, Hoffman M. “Hippocampus and Memory in Trauma.” International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Baltimore, MD, November 2002.