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Saint Louis University, Dept. of Internal Medicine,
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Subspecialty Residency Training Program

1997 – 2000            
Internal Medicine Residency
University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
1993 – 1997           
University of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Des Moines, IA
1991 – 1993           
M.S., University of Michigan School of Public Health
Ann Arbor, MI
Major:  Nutritional Science - GPA: 3.7/4. 0
1987 – 1991                             
B.S., Marquette University; Milwaukee, WI
Major: Biology - GPA: 3.3/4. 0

Elective Rotation
January 2002                        

Clinical Nutrition
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Washington University
Samuel Klein, M.D.
Nutritional Support Team

March 2002                      

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Washington University
Joshua Korzenek, M.D.

Connecticut Medical License: #41459
Saint Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT

2003 – Present 

Connecticut Gastroenterology Associates, P.C.
Gastroenterologist / Hepatologist
Saint Francis Hospital-Hartford, CT

2003 – Present 

Hartford Transplant Program
Gastroenterologist / Hepatologist
Hartford Hospital-Hartford, CT

1991 – Summer

Research Assistant-Indian Health Services
Pine Ridge Indian Hospital, Pine Ridge, SD
Project:  “A Strategy for Eliminating TB Among Oglala
               Sioux Native Americans”

1989 – 1990
School Breaks
Research Assistant-Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Endocrinology
Project: “Effect of Hypoxia on Linear Growth and Seizure
              Threshold of Rats”
1989 – Summer Research Assistant-Medical College of Wisconsin
VA Hospital Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology
Project: Renal Transport System
2000 American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomat in Internal Medicine
No. 200403

American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomat in Gastroenterology
No. 200403

2006 Transplant Hepatology

2000 Ralph F. Renfrank, M.D.
Excellence in Teaching Award,
University of Connecticut, Internal Medicine Residency Program
2000   Harold N. Willard, M.D. Excellence in Ambulatory Care Award,
University of Connecticut, Internal Medicine Residency Program
1997 American College of Physicians, Member
1997 Resident Curriculum Advisory Committee, Member
University of Connecticut, Internal Medicine Residency Program
1993 – 1994

Selected Teaching Assistant
Department of Osteopathic
Manipulative Medicine
University of Osteopathic Medicine


Phi Kappa Theta
Academic Excellence Award
Marquette University


Urban Community Volunteer
Marquette University
Marian Nursing Home
St. James Soup Kitchen
YMCA Program for Abused Children

1988-1989 STAR (Students Taking Active Responsibility) Leadership Award, Marquette University


2002-2007 AASLD
Boston, MA
2002 DDW, Wyeth Reporter Award Recipient, San Francisco, CA
2002 American Motility Society First Annual Gastrointestinal Motility Course, Charleston, SC
2002 Novartis Speakers Bureau, Tegaserod, Chicago, IL

Gastrointestinal Cancers: Integrating Recent Advances into Clinical Practice, St. Louis, MO

2000 First Years Fellows Conference,
Chicago, IL


2001 ASGE Trainee Member
2001 AGA Trainee Member
2004 AASLD Member
2004 AGA Member


J.L. Breault, M.D. and M.G. Hoffman, M.S.
“A Strategy of Eliminating TB Among Oglala Sioux Native Americans.”
American Journal of Preventive Medicine Vol. 3, Number 3:pp. 182-88, 1997

W.H. Hoffman, M.D., M.G. Hoffman, M.S., et al. 
“Effect of Hypoxia on Linear Growth and Seizure Threshold of Rats."
Society for Neuroscjc
- Vol. 16:-p. 1337, St. Louis, MO, October, 1990
Research: Master’s Thesis:  “Effects of Vitamin E, Vitamin C, and B-Carotene on the Oxidative Modification of Human Serum
In Vitro”

Proposed research submitted to IRB.  Funded by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
“Prospective evaluation of Gastrointestinal Symptoms in the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patient” Charlene M. Prather, M.D., Frank R. Burton, M.D., Martin G. Hoffman, D.O.


Clinical Outcomes Study:  Intestinal Surgery in Patients with Cirrhosts. Hoffman, MG, Longo WE, DiBisceglie AM. 
IRB approved.


“The Safety of Intra-Abdominal Surgery in Patients with Cirrhosis”
Model for End-Stage Livier Disease score is superior to child Turcotte-Pugh classification in predicting outcome.
Alex S. Befeler, M.D., Dean E. Palmer, M.D.,
Martin G. Hoffman, D.O.
Archives of Surgery SOA4141-Intra-Abdominal

2000 American College of Physicians, Connecticut Chapter, Poster Presentation
“Hemobilia Secondary to a Hepatic Hemangioma”
2001 Hoffman MG, Brunt EM, Havlioglu NS, DiBisceglie, AM. “Hepatic Adenoma with Malignant Transformation:
A Case Report and Review of the Literature”

submitted to Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Nov 2002
2004 “The Safety of Intra-Abdominal Surgery in Cirrhosis”
A predictive model using the MELD score and
Pre-Operative Hemoglobin.
Befeler A., Palmer DE, Hoffman MG
Accepted ARCH SURG, Nov 2004
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