MD, Ph.D., FRCS(C)
Dr. Hofer obtained his medical degree from the University of Amsterdam in 1992. He then completed his PhD studying tissue oxygen tension as an indicator of tissue perfusion in the Department of Surgical Research, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam. He obtained his board certification in Plastic Surgery from the Netherlands in 2000 and became the first Plastic Surgeon to be awarded the highly prestigious Dutch Cancer Society clinical fellowship, which funded his one-year Microsurgery Research fellowship at the Bernard O’Brien Institute of Microsurgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital and the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Hofer is internationally recognized for his outstanding contributions in the areas of clinical service, education, and research. Prior to becoming the Division's first international candidate to be recruited in over a decade, Dr. Hofer was an Associate Professor in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam and the Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Oncology.
Areas of Specialty
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgical Techniques and Tissue Engineering, Microsurgery, Breast, Face, Head & Neck Reconstruction, Functional Restoration
Toronto General Hospital (UHN)
UHN - Toronto General Hospital
Innovative Surgical Techniques
Functional, Aesthetic and Quality of Life Outcomes