Bruce R. Hoffen, M.D. is a neurologist who treats the broad spectrum of neurological disorders. He has a special interest in migraine, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's dementia, nerve/muscle diseases and medical nutrition. Frequently, he performs Botox therapy for headaches. spasticity, torticollis, neck and lumbar pain.
Bruce R. Hoffen, M.D. received his Doctorate of Medicine from The Chicago Medical School in 1988. He performed an Internal Medicine internship at the University of Illinois Hospitals in Chicago. From 1989-1992, he was enrolled in a Neurology residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL. Afterwards, he remained at Loyola Medical Center and performed a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology. This additional training included nerve conduction studies/electromyography, electroencephalography and neuromuscular disorders patient care.
With a desire to escape Chicago's winters, Dr. Hoffen began his medical professional career in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale. In 1997, he relocated to greater Orlando and is in private practice in Longwood Florida. The practice is fully electronic and utilizes an electronic health record.
Dr. Hoffen is triple board certified in Neurology and the subspecialties of Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. A nutrition specialist, he is certified by the American College of Nutrition. He is an active member of numerous organizations including the American Academy of Neurology, American Medical Association, Seminole County Medical Society and the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Currently, he serves as a Voluntary Clinical Instructor in Neurology at the University of Central Florida Medical School.
- EMG, EEG
- Sports Medicine
- Nerve & Muscle Disorders
Bachelor of Sciences-Biology : 1983
University of Illinois-Urbana IL
Medical Doctor MD : 1988
The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago IL
- Neurology : 1992
- Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Clinical Neurophysiology : 1993
Fellowship Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG/EEG),
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
UCF Clinical Instructor : 2009-Present
University of Central Florida Medical School/Department of Neurology
- Neuromuscular Medicine : 2012
- Clinical Neurophysiology : 1996
- Neurology : 1993
- Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. American Board of Medical Specialties.
In Practice Since:
- Active Member : 2003
- American College of Nutrition
- Active Member : 1994
- American Academy of Neurology
- Active Member
- Florida Medical Association
- American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Honors and Awards:
- Dean's Award : 1988
- Medical School Service/ The Chicago Medical School Medical School
- Alpha Lambda Delta & Phi Eta Sigma/ University of Illinois National Undergraduate Honorary Societies
Clinical Neurophysiology : 1997
Fisher MA, Hoffen B. F-wave analysis of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. EMG Clin Neurophys 37:27-31, 1997.
Muscle & Nerve : 1994
Fisher MA, Hoffen B, Hultman C. Normative F wave values and the number of recorded F waves. Muscle Nerve 17: 1185-1189, 1994.