DAVID HOFFMAN, PHD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

  • BS Interdisciplinary Physics | University of Richmond 2008
  • PhD | Virginia Commonwealth University 2013
  • Residency | University of California Davis 2016
  • Board Certification | American Board of Radiology 2017

Dr. Hoffman is an Assistant Professor and a member of the Medical Physics team at our Encinitas and 4S Ranch Treatment Facilities.

He has experience implementing conventional external beam breast treatment strategies, and novel approaches, including deep inspiration breath hold for VMAT and electron beams. Dr. Hoffman also has experience implementing optical surface tracking technology, to improved accuracy and reproducibility during breast and other treatments. Additionally, he currently oversees the intra-operative radiation therapy (IORT) program for partial breast treatment during surgery at Tri-City Medical Center.

Dr. Hoffman is on multiple Department Committees including serving as Chair of the New Technologies Committee which evaluates all potential new technologies adopted by the Department. In addition, he is involved with multiple American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Committees including the RO-ILS Working Group, a national incident learning system designed to improve quality and safety.

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