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Seth Hoffer, MD

Seth Hoffer, MD



70 Ratings 17 Reviews


Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery-Neurocritical Care, Neurological Surgery-Spine

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Primary Location

UH Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

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  • Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine

Seth Alan Hoffer, MD is an associate professor of neurosurgery and neurology at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University. He received his B.A. with High Honors in Neuroscience with a minor in English Literature from Oberlin College and his M.D. from the University of Rochester. He completed a neurosurgery residency and fellowship in neurocritical care at University Hospitals of Cleveland, where he has stayed on as a staff physician. Currently, he is the Neurosurgical Neurocritical Care fellowship program director and sits on the executive committee for the AANS/CNS Joint Section for Neurotrauma and Critical Care.

Dr. Hoffer takes an active role in teaching residents and medical students in the operating room, the intensive care unit, and ward. He has won teaching awards from both the neurosurgery and neurology residents. 

In his spare time, Dr. Hoffer enjoys cooking, listening to music, and growing hot peppers.


  • Brain and Spine Trauma
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Neuro Critical Care
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stroke

Languages Spoken


Office Locations

UH Cleveland Medical Center

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH, 44106

Suburban HC Ste 204

1611 S Green Rd
South Euclid OH, 44121

UH Regional Hospitals - Richmond Campus

27100 Chardon Rd
Richmond Heights OH, 44143

UH Regional Hospitals - Bedford Campus

88 Center Rd
Bedford OH, 44146

5105 SOM Center Rd

5105 Som Center Rd
Willoughby OH, 44094

Patient Experience Reviews

4.7 out of 5

70 Ratings

Patient Comments (17)

Reviewed On 9/1/2021
Very professional and amazing surgeon

Reviewed On 8/1/2021
Professional, pleasant Dr and nurse!!

Reviewed On 7/1/2021
Dr. Hoffer is a very caring physician. I like him very much.

Reviewed On 7/1/2021
This was a follow-up visit as I had surgery back in ***. I am very pleased with the care I received from Dr. Hoffer and am grateful for its outcome. Everyone with whom I interacted in his office is patient-centered, respectful and kind (his MA and ***)!

Reviewed On 6/1/2021

Reviewed On 5/1/2021
Dr. Hoffer was extremely cordial and welcoming. He went through the various aspects of my care in detail and gave me several options for the issue.

Reviewed On 5/1/2021
Very good conversation. Very informative

Reviewed On 5/1/2021
was very comfortable and satisfied with my appointment

Reviewed On 4/1/2021
Dr. Hoffer and his staff as well as UH has been a God send for us

Reviewed On 3/1/2021
dr Hoffer was excellent he listened to my concerns and made fell very comfortable about my surgery answered all my questions couldn't have asked for a better dr he was and is fantastic

Reviewed On 3/1/2021
I have had several visits to Dr. Hoffer's office and am very pleased with my care. Everyone has been kind and supportive.

Reviewed On 2/1/2021
Dr. Hoffer & his entire staff were wonderful. I could not have asked for better wualified, caring & easy to talk to people ! Would not hesitate to return if necessary !

Reviewed On 1/1/2021
First visit to Dr. Hoffer, and he was amazing! His whole staff was friendly, and he took time to explain every option possible for my care and make sure I understood. He even wrote things down because I told him I work night shift and was a bit tired that day. Hands down best provider I've seen in quite awhile.

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
Very professional and to the pointtells me like it is. But also respectful. ***

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
I live out of state and was weary about an 8 hour trip, but I'm so glad I did and met Dr Hoffer. I feel he is a God send. thank you all. everyone was so nice and helpful

Reviewed On 12/1/2020
very good

Reviewed On 11/1/2020
dr. Hoffer is very caring and understanding, a very good doctor.

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery


Residency | Neurological Surgery
Neurological Surgery - Uh Case Medical Center (2008 - 2009)

Fellowship | Neurocritical Care
Neurocritical Care - Uh Case Medical Center (2006 - 2008)

Residency | Neurological Surgery
Neurological Surgery - Uh Case Medical Center (2002 - 2006)

Internship | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (2001 - 2002)

Medical Education
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry (2001)

Oberlin College (1996)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

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As of December 31, 2016, Seth Hoffer did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.