Dr. Scott A. Hoffinger MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Scott Hoffinger is an orthopedic surgeon in Palo Alto, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including California Pacific Medical Center and Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Hoffinger accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 55 doctors at California Pacific Medical Center and one of 10 at Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Trauma

Clinical Interests: Trauma, Cerebral Palsy Pediatric limb deformity Pediatric Trauma

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Davis
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1988 - 1989

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1985

Yale New Haven Children's Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1985 - 1988

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 23 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

NV State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (Morquio A syndrome) and VI (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome): under-recognized and challenging to diagnose.
Lachman, R. S.,Burton, B. K.,Clarke, L. A.,Hoffinger, S.,Ikegawa, S.,Jin, D. K.,Kano, H.,Kim, O. H.,Lampe, C.,Mendelsohn, N. J.,Shediac, R.,Tanpaiboon, P.,White, K. K.

Rapid remineralization of the distal radius afterforearmfracture in children.
Fung, E.B., Humphrey, M.L., Gildengorin, G., Goldstein, N., Hoffinger, S.A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • Excellus BCBS HMOBlue
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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