Rex Hoffman, M.D.

Rex Hoffman, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
  • Radiation Oncologist

Rex Hoffman, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
Areas of Expertise
  • Gamma Knife
  • Image-guided Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Radiotherapy
  • Brain Tumors, Head and Neck Cancers, Lung Cancer
I love what I do, being able to help (patients) deal with a very challenging situation."  - Rex Hoffman, M.D.

Rex Hoffman, M.D., forms close bonds with his patients, treating each one like a family member. He understands that treatment is a journey that both he and the patient undertake together. Dr. Hoffman is dedicated to empowering patients, encouraging them to communicate their wishes so that they are active partners in the treatment process.

A graduate of University of California San Diego, Dr. Hoffman earned his medical degree at Tulane University in New Orleans. He interned at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Phoenix, and completed his residency at University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Hoffman has served as Medical Director at the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center for over 10 years and has been in several prominent leadership roles both in Los Angeles as well as across the Providence Saint Joseph Health System. In addition to working with colleagues to provide both high quality care and good outcomes for each of his patients, he takes pride in educating the public about ways to prevent cancers by being a strong advocate of cancer screening programs.
 
  • 2018 - present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Radiation Oncologist, City of Hope, Burbank, CA
  • 2017 - 2018, Vice Chair, Cancer Committee, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA
  • 2007 - present, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA
  • 2007 - 2016, Chair, Cancer Committee, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA
  • 2004 - 2006, Radiation Oncologist, Gamma Knife Director, Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2001 - present, Director of Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA

Affiliate Location
 
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center
181 S. Buena Vista St.
Burbank, CA  91505
818-847-3440
 

Degrees

  • 1996, M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • 1991, B.A. Economics, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • 1997-2001, Chief Resident, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Internship

  • 1996-1997, Intern, Department of Medicine, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • 2003, American Board of Radiology
Hoffman R, Welton M, Klencke B, Krieg, R. The Significance of Pretreatment CD4 Count on the Outcome and Treatment Tolerance of HIV Positive Patients with Anal Cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics), 44 (1): 127-132, 1999.

Krieg R, Hoffman R. Management of Unusual Genitourinary Cancers Part 1: Penile Cancer. Oncology 13 (10): 1347-1352.

Krieg R, Hoffman R. Management of Unusual Genitourinary Cancers Part 11: Urethral Cancer. Oncology 13 (11): 1511-1520.

Hoffman R, Sneed PK, et al. Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases from Primary Lung Carcinoma. Cancer J. 2001 Mar-Apr; 7(2): 121-131.

Lee N, Hoffman R, et al. Managing Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma with Intracavitary Brachytherapy: One Institution’s 45-year Experience. Brachytherapy. 2002; 1(2):74-82.
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
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