Martin Hoffman, M.D.

Martin D. Hoffman, M.D.


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Health Sciences Clinical Professor


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Philosophy of Care

Dr. Hoffman is focused on helping others reach their physical performance goals.  He has work with patients across the spectrum of function including elite endurance athletes. 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Hoffman's current clinical work is focused on musculoskeletal medicine and sports medicine.  He had previously been involved with cardiac rehabilitation.  

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Hoffman has published over 130 original scientific publications mostly related to applied exercise physiology with focus on human locomotion, human performance and exercise-associated hyponatremia.  


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


M.D., St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 1983

B.S., University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla MO 1978


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee WI 1983-1986

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1988

Professional Memberships

American College of Sports Medicine

Honors and Awards

Special Contribution Award, Western States Endurance Run, 2015

Grand Master (50-59 age group) National Champion, USATF 100 Mile Trail Championship, Tahoe Rim Trail, 2008

Select Recent Publications

To view a detailed list of  Dr. Hoffman's publications, please click here.