Hoff-SteveSteven J. Hoff, MD received his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He completed his internship in general surgery, a research fellowship in cardiac surgery, and a residency in cardiac and thoracic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He was in a private practice at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville until 2007, when he joined the faculty at Vanderbilt. As an Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiac Surgery in the Department of Cardiac Surgery, Dr. Hoff served as the Surgical Director of the Vanderbilt Heart Center for Atrial Fibrillation and as the Associate Program Director for the Cardiothoracic Residency Training Program. In 2014 he joined Orlando Health Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. He currently serves as Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Central Florida School of medicine in Orlando.

Dr. Hoff’s research interests including minimally invasive and hybrid approaches to treating coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation. He has published over 40 articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed publications covering a range of subjects including minimally invasive mitral valve surgery, arrhythmia surgery, and hybrid coronary revascularization. Dr. Hoff is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a fellow with the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology, and a member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Heart Rhythm Society, the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, and other professional organizations.