William Hoffman
Professor
+1 415 353-4287
+1 415 353-4330

Education and Training

, 2019 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
M.D., 1977 School of Medicine, University of Rochester
Residency, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Publications

Garcia SM, Tamaki S, Lee S, Wong A, Jose A, Dreux J, Kouklis G, Sbitany H, Seth R, Knott PD, Heaton C, Ryan WR, Kim EA, Hansen SL, Hoffman WY, Pomerantz JH. High-Yield Purification, Preservation, and Serial Transplantation of Human Satellite Cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 03 13; 10(3):1160-1174.
Daniels KM, Yang Yu E, Maine RG, Heng Y, Yang L, Shi B, Corlew DS, Hoffman WY, Gregory GA. Palatal Fistula Risk after Primary Palatoplasty: A Retrospective Comparison of a Humanitarian Organization and Tertiary Hospitals. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 07; 55(6):807-813.
Cho GJ, Wang F, Garcia SM, Viner J, Hoffman WY, McDermott MW, Pomerantz JH. Recalcitrant Invasive Skin Cancer of the Scalp: Combined Extirpation and Microsurgical Reconstruction Without Cranioplasty. J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Mar; 28(2):325-330.
Piper ML, Delrosario L, Hoffman WY. Distraction Osteogenesis of Multiple Ribs for the Treatment of Acquired Thoracic Dystrophy. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar; 137(3):e20152053.
Theiler M, Hoffman WY, Frieden IJ. Breast Hypoplasia as a Complication of an Untreated Infantile Hemangioma. Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 33(2):e129-30.
Xu X, Wilschut KJ, Kouklis G, Tian H, Hesse R, Garland C, Sbitany H, Hansen S, Seth R, Knott PD, Hoffman WY, Pomerantz JH. Human Satellite Cell Transplantation and Regeneration from Diverse Skeletal Muscles. Stem Cell Reports. 2015 Sep 08; 5(3):419-34.
Koo KS, Dowd CF, Mathes EF, Rosbe KW, Hoffman WY, Frieden IJ, Hess CP. MRI phenotypes of localized intravascular coagulopathy in venous malformations. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Oct; 45(11):1690-5.
Patel AS, Schulman JM, Ruben BS, Hoffman WY, Dowd CF, Frieden IJ, Hess CP. Atypical MRI features in soft-tissue arteriovenous malformation: a novel imaging appearance with radiologic-pathologic correlation. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Sep; 45(10):1515-21.
Daniels KM, Yu EY, Maine RG, Corlew S, Bing S, Hoffman WY, Gregory GA. Palatal fistula risk after primary palatoplasty: a retrospective comparison of humanitarian operations and tertiary hospitals. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27; 385 Suppl 2:S37.
Wang ED, Conkling N, Xu X, Chern H, Finlayson E, Varma MG, Hansen SL, Foster RD, Hoffman WY, Sbitany H. Perineal flap reconstruction following oncologic anorectal extirpation: an outcomes assessment. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jan; 135(1):176e-84e.
Nguyen JT, Koerper MA, Hess CP, Dowd CF, Hoffman WY, Dickman M, Frieden IJ. Aspirin therapy in venous malformation: a retrospective cohort study of benefits, side effects, and patient experiences. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 31(5):556-60.
Sbitany H, Xu X, Hansen SL, Young DM, Hoffman WY. The effects of immunosuppressive medications on outcomes in microvascular free tissue transfer. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Apr; 133(4):552e-8e.
Sanchez Rodriguez R, Pauli ML, Neuhaus IM, Yu SS, Arron ST, Harris HW, Yang SH, Anthony BA, Sverdrup FM, Krow-Lucal E, MacKenzie TC, Johnson DS, Meyer EH, Löhr A, Hsu A, Koo J, Liao W, Gupta R, Debbaneh MG, Butler D, Huynh M, Levin EC, Leon A, Hoffman WY, McGrath MH, Alvarado MD, Ludwig CH, Truong HA, Maurano MM, Gratz IK, Abbas AK, Rosenblum MD. Memory regulatory T cells reside in human skin. J Clin Invest. 2014 Mar; 124(3):1027-36.
Vogel SA, Hess CP, Dowd CF, Hoffman WY, Kane AJ, Rajaii R, Frieden IJ. Early versus later presentations of venous malformations: where and why? Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Sep-Oct; 30(5):534-40.
Oberoi S, Hoffman WY, Chigurupati R, Vargervik K. Frequency of surgical correction for maxillary hypoplasia in cleft lip and palate. J Craniofac Surg. 2012 Nov; 23(6):1665-7.
Oberoi S, Hoffman WY, Vargervik K. Craniofacial team management in Apert syndrome. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2012 Apr; 141(4 Suppl):S82-7.
Ohtani J, Hoffman WY, Vargervik K, Oberoi S. Team management and treatment outcomes for patients with hemifacial microsomia. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2012 Apr; 141(4 Suppl):S74-81.
Maine RG, Hoffman WY, Palacios-Martinez JH, Corlew DS, Gregory GA. Comparison of fistula rates after palatoplasty for international and local surgeons on surgical missions in Ecuador with rates at a craniofacial center in the United States. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Feb; 129(2):319e-326e.
Chang EI, Leon P, Hoffman WY, Schmidt BL. Quality of life for patients requiring surgical resection and reconstruction for mandibular osteoradionecrosis: 10-year experience at the University of California San Francisco. Head Neck. 2012 Feb; 34(2):207-12.
Chang EI, Galvez MG, Padilla BE, Freise CE, Foster RD, Hoffman WY. Ten-year retrospective analysis of incisional herniorrhaphy following renal transplantation. Arch Surg. 2011 Jan; 146(1):21-5.
Maguiness SM, Hoffman WY, McCalmont TH, Frieden IJ. Early white discoloration of infantile hemangioma: a sign of impending ulceration. Arch Dermatol. 2010 Nov; 146(11):1235-9.
Oberoi S, Gill P, Chigurupati R, Hoffman WY, Hatcher DC, Vargervik K. Three-dimensional assessment of the eruption path of the canine in individuals with bone-grafted alveolar clefts using cone beam computed tomography. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2010 Sep; 47(5):507-12.
Paydar KZ, Hansen SL, Chang DS, Hoffman WY, Leon P. Implantable venous Doppler monitoring in head and neck free flap reconstruction increases the salvage rate. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Apr; 125(4):1129-34.
Vargervik K, Oberoi S, Hoffman WY. Team care for the patient with cleft: UCSF protocols and outcomes. J Craniofac Surg. 2009 Sep; 20 Suppl 2:1668-71.
Oberoi S, Chigurupati R, Gill P, Hoffman WY, Vargervik K. Volumetric assessment of secondary alveolar bone grafting using cone beam computed tomography. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2009 Sep; 46(5):503-11.
Porwal R, Ousterhout DK, Hoffman WY, Vargervik K, Oberoi S. Hemimaxillofacial dysplasia: a variable presentation. J Craniofac Surg. 2008 Nov; 19(6):1554-7.
Hansen SL, Foster RD, Dosanjh AS, Mathes SJ, Hoffman WY, Leon P. Superficial temporal artery and vein as recipient vessels for facial and scalp microsurgical reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Dec; 120(7):1879-84.
Hansen SL, Dosanjh A, Young DM, Boudreau N, Hoffman WY. Hemangiomas and homeobox gene expression. J Craniofac Surg. 2006 Jul; 17(4):767-71.
Mathes EF, Haggstrom AN, Dowd C, Hoffman WY, Frieden IJ. Clinical characteristics and management of vascular anomalies: findings of a multidisciplinary vascular anomalies clinic. Arch Dermatol. 2004 Aug; 140(8):979-83.
Foster RD, Williams ML, Barkovich AJ, Hoffman WY, Mathes SJ, Frieden IJ. Giant congenital melanocytic nevi: the significance of neurocutaneous melanosis in neurologically asymptomatic children. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2001 Apr 01; 107(4):933-41.
Mathes SJ, Steinwald PM, Foster RD, Hoffman WY, Anthony JP. Complex abdominal wall reconstruction: a comparison of flap and mesh closure. Ann Surg. 2000 Oct; 232(4):586-96.
Lopoo JB, Hedrick MH, Chasen S, Montgomery L, Chervenak FA, Goldstein R, Hoffman WY, Harrison MR, Longaker MT. Natural history of fetuses with cleft lip. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1999 Jan; 103(1):34-8.
Stelnicki EJ, Vanderwall K, Hoffman WY, Harrison MR, Glowacki J, Longaker MT. A new in utero sheep model for unilateral coronal craniosynostosis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1998 Feb; 101(2):278-86.
Stelnicki EJ, Vanderwall K, Harrison MR, Longaker MT, Kaban LB, Hoffman WY. The in utero correction of unilateral coronal craniosynostosis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1998 Feb; 101(2):287-96.
Stelnicki EJ, Longaker MT, Holmes D, Vanderwall K, Harrison MR, Largman C, Hoffman WY. Bone morphogenetic protein-2 induces scar formation and skin maturation in the second trimester fetus. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1998 Jan; 101(1):12-9.
Foster RD, Anthony JP, Mathes SJ, Hoffman WY, Young D, Eshima I. Flap selection as a determinant of success in pressure sore coverage. Arch Surg. 1997 Aug; 132(8):868-73.
Foster RD, Anthony JP, Mathes SJ, Hoffman WY. Ischial pressure sore coverage: a rationale for flap selection. Br J Plast Surg. 1997 Jul; 50(5):374-9.
Stelnicki EJ, Hoffman WY, Ousterhout DK. A method for repairing zygomatic arch fractures using a hydroxyapatite cement paste (BoneSource). J Craniofac Surg. 1997 May; 8(3):236-9.
Anthony JP, Foster RD, Sharma AB, Kearns GJ, Hoffman WY, Pogrel MA. Reconstruction of a complex midfacial defect with the folded fibular free flap and osseointegrated implants. Ann Plast Surg. 1996 Aug; 37(2):204-10.
VanderWall KJ, Meuli M, Szabo Z, Bruch SW, Kohl T, Hoffman WY, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Percutaneous access to the uterus for fetal surgery. J Laparoendosc Surg. 1996 Mar; 6 Suppl 1:S65-7.
Trabulsy PP, Kerley SM, Hoffman WY. A prospective study of early soft tissue coverage of grade IIIB tibial fractures. J Trauma. 1994 May; 36(5):661-8.
Hoffman WY, McCarthy JG. The effects of facial nerve ablation on craniofacial skeletal development in neonatal rabbits. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1994 May; 93(6):1236-40; discussion 1241.
Ciresi KF, Anthony JP, Hoffman WY, Bowersox JC, Reilly LM, Rapp JH. Limb salvage and wound coverage in patients with large ischemic ulcers: a multidisciplinary approach with revascularization and free tissue transfer. J Vasc Surg. 1993 Oct; 18(4):648-53; discussion 653-5.
Anthony JP, Mathes SJ, Hoffman WY. Immediate flap coverage in the treatment of large surgical defects after tumor resection. Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1993 Apr; 176(4):355-9.
Hoffman WY. Reanimation of the paralyzed face. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 1992 Jun; 25(3):649-67.
Kiener JL, Hoffman WY, Mathes SJ. Influence of radiotherapy on microvascular reconstruction in the head and neck region. Am J Surg. 1991 Oct; 162(4):404-7.
Hoffman WY, McCarthy JG, Cutting CB, Zide BM. Computerized tomographic analysis of orbital hypertelorism repair: spatial relationship of the globe and the bony orbit. Ann Plast Surg. 1990 Aug; 25(2):124-31.
Hoffman WY, Barton RM, Price M, Mathes SJ. Rigid internal fixation vs. traditional techniques for the treatment of mandible fractures. J Trauma. 1990 Aug; 30(8):1032-5; discussion 1035-6.