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Posts by Udo Hoffmann, MD


Dr. Hoffmann went to medical school in Leipzig, Germany and completed radiology residency in Vienna, Austria. In 2001, Dr. Hoffmann joined the MGH for a fellowship in cardiovascular imaging and since 2011 is the Chief of Cardiovascular Imaging, the Director of the Cardiac MR PET CT Program.

Dr. Hoffmann is a Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and leads a multidisciplinary group focused on utilizing advanced imaging to improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Dr. Hoffmann is the Director of an NHLBI T32 program in Cardiac Imaging and has trained more than 100 researchers and clinicians. He has lead hallmark clinical trials in cardiovascular imaging such as ROMICAT I and II, PROMISE, and REPRIEVE and leads CT imaging in the Framingham Heart Study. He has published >400 peer reviewed publications and is an Associate Editor for Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging, the Co-Chair of the Imaging Oversight Committee of the Framingham Heart Study, and a member of multiple national initiatives, guideline committees, and task forces for the major cardiology and radiological societies.

Cardiovascular Care at Mass General

At Mass General, our world-class physicians and nurses specialize in specific forms of both heart and vascular disease, and work closely together to offer leading treatments and preventive care for cardiovascular conditions.