Dr. Hoff grew up in a medical family; his mother is a nurse and his father a surgeon. His passion for medicine developed through formative years following college working as both a research assistant and a graduate student in cardiovascular pharmacology at the University of Michigan. In 1989 he earned his Master’s degree and then immediately began medical school in his home town of Ann Arbor. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan in 1993, Dr. Hoff was accepted to the otolaryngology residency program at Michigan, where he finished his training in 1999. During residency he was awarded an American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Resident Research Award. Upon graduation Dr. Hoff joined Michigan Otolaryngology Surgery Associates where he has been in practice since 1999 and Section Head of Otolaryngology at St. Joseph Health System since 2011. Dr. Hoff has been named a “Top Doc” by Detroit Hour magazine in consecutive years 2009-2015. In 2015 Dr. Hoff joined the faculty at the University of Michigan as an Assistant Professor. He maintains practices at both St Joseph Mercy Health System in Ann Arbor and at the University of Michigan.
The treatment of obstructive sleep apnea has been a major area of focus in Dr. Hoff’s practice and as an early adapter of Trans Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS), he is providing patients the most current and effective surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Since 2010 Dr. Hoff has performed over 200 TORS procedures for sleep apnea; this is the largest TORS experience in North America. Dr. Hoff is actively involved in clinical research as he and his team strive to improve treatment for patients with OSA. Dr. Hoff’s team at St. Joseph Mercy and the University of Michigan are now offering the recently FDA approved Inspire hypoglossal nerve stimulator for patients with moderate to severe OSA.