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Robert Hoffman, MD
Affiliated Ophthalmologist


Robert Hoffman, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Utah School of Medicine. Chief, Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Eye Muscle Disorders.

Dr. Robert Hoffman has carried out multiple charitable missions in Africa, Nepal, Bhutan, India, and Guatemala and has trained physicians from Pakistan, Indonesia and Germany regarding modern pediatric ophthalmology techniques.

Hoffman’s overriding goal is to train individuals in underserved areas of the world so that local health care providers are then able to offer vision care services in their own countries.

Hoffman feels that the partnership between the Moran Eye Center and the Himalayan Cataract Project provides many excellent opportunities to carry out local training in areas where up to date eye care is needed

Hoffman is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Eye Muscle Disorders at the John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah Health Sciences Center and Primary Children’s Medical Center. He is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Hoffman has special interests in retinopathy of prematurity, ocular problems associated with genetics, craniofacial disorders, cataracts in infants and children and complicated strabismus.

Hoffman graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and fulfilled his residency at the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan. He then went on to complete a Fellowship at Indiana University.

Hoffman has a long history serving on medical boards. In addition to his work at the Moran Eye Center, he currently serves as the Chairman of the Surgical Quality Improvement team at Primary Children’s Medical Center and the faculty advisor for Alpha Omega Alpha and also serves on the Board of Directors of the University of Utah Medical Alumni Association.