Dr. Hofer has special interest, training, and teaching experience in minimally invasive, beating heart, off pump, percutaneous, small incision and port access cardiac and thoracic surgery.
His publications and presentations include discussions and techniques concerning complex aortic and mitral valve repair, bloodless cardiac surgery, off pump coronary artery bypass, electrophysiology, pacemakers, defibrillators, aortic aneurysm and dissection, lung disease and cancer, and esophageal disease. Dr. Hofer received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Washington and his Medical Degree from Northwestern University. His Residency and Fellowship training include General Surgery at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Esophageal and Thoracic Fellowship in the United Kingdom, and Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery at Louisiana State University and the University of Washington.
After completing training in 1990 he remained in Academics at the University of Washington Medical Center teaching Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery until 2000 when he joined CCVSA. Dr. Hofer enjoys boating, skiing, biking, as well as traveling.
Colorado Cardiovascular Surgical Associates
BCH Medical Pavillion
1155 Alpine Avenue, Suite 190
Boulder, CO 80301
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