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Hoffman, Paul

Hoffman, PaulAssistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology

The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Hoffman sees patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute's Johns Hopkins Hospital location.

For appointments at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, call: 410-955-8679

Current Address:

515 Pathology Building
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205-2181

Phone: (410) 614-0890
Fax: (410) 955-0672

Current Research:

The Role of the Cytoskeleton in the Growth and Regeneration of the Neuronal Axon

Awards and Grants:

  • University Scholars Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1967-1969
  • Grass Foundation Fellow, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, 1974
  • National Eye Institute, Young Investigator Award, 1 R23 EY0391, 1980-1983
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1981-1983
  • John A. and George L. Hartford Foundation Fellow, 1981-1984
  • NIH Grant, R01 NS 20164, 1983-1986
  • NIH Research Career Development Award, K04 NS 00896, 1984-1989
  • NIH Research Grant, P01 NS 22849, 1986-1996
  • NIH Research Grant, RO1 NS 32724, 1995-1998


  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, B.S.: Biochemistry, 1965-1969
  • School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Ph.D.: Neurobiology, 1969-1974
  • School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, M.D., 1969-1976
  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Fellow: Neuropathology, 1976-1977
  • The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Resident: Ophthalmology, 1979-1980
  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Fellow: Neuropathology, 1980-1981


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1981-1987
  • Associate Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1987-present

Dr. Sheila West on the Link Between Smoking and Eye Disease in Women - 7/23/2014

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu and Colleagues Study Relationship Between Vision Loss and Work Status - 7/18/2014

Wilmer Resident Receives Lindstrom Research Grant - 7/11/2014

Four Wilmer Researchers Receive BrightFocus Foundation Awards - 7/10/2014

Dr. Michael Repka Part of Team Researching Telemedicine and ROP - 6/27/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Featured on WBAL-TV - 6/24/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Use Human Stem Cells to Create Light-Sensitive Retina in a Dish - 6/10/2014

Wilmer's Division of Ocular Immunology Announces "Living With Uveitis" Support Group - 6/10/2014

Dr. Neil Bressler to Speak on Diabetic Retinopathy at National Eye Health Summit and Webcast - 6/10/2014

Dr. Donald Zack Receives a Research to Prevent Blindness Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa - 6/9/2014

Dr. Michael Boland Leads Study on Effectiveness of Automated Telecommunication-Based Reminders on Adherence to Glaucoma Medication Dosing - 6/4/2014

Dr. Christina Prescott Discusses Summer Eye Protection on Fox 45 News - 6/1/2014

Dr. Jonathan Song Discusses Treatment Options for Pediatric Cataracts - 5/23/2014

Johns Hopkins' Jordan Green Discusses His Work at Wilmer's Translational Tissue Engineering Center - 5/21/2014

Longtime Wilmer Employee Lillie Alston Honored by Hopkins - 5/19/2014

Dr. Richard Semba: Diets Rich in Antioxidant Resveratrol Fail to Reduce Deaths, Heart Disease or Cancer - 5/12/2014

Dr. Neil Miller Explains Eye Twitching in The Wall Street Journal - 5/12/2014

Dr. Hendrik Scholl Receives ARVO Award - 5/7/2014


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