Dr. Hoffberger is a Florida native, born and raised in North Miami Beach. He graduated from Tulane University College of Biomedical Engineering in 1992. Dr. Hoffberger completed medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996 and went on to train in General Surgery at Michigan State University - Botsford General Hospital. In 2003, Dr. Hoffberger completed his training in Cardiothoracic Surgery (heart surgery and lung surgery) at the prestigious Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Hoffberger practiced Cardiothoracic Surgery in Southeastern Michigan for 7 years and in 2010 eventually returned home to South Florida to establish, grow, and develop a new cardiac surgical program in Northern Broward County.
Most recently, Dr. Hoffberger moved to Sarasota after being recruited by First Physicians Group to join one of Florida's leading Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Programs at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He has performed more than 4,000 cardiac and thoracic procedures including coronary revascularization, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), mitral valve repair, complex multi-valve operations, high-risk operations, thoracic vascular reconstructions, and cancer surgery.
He specializes in valve surgery, particularly mitral valve repair and minimally invasive valve surgery. He is board certified in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.
Dr. Hoffberger continues to serve his profession as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, NY and Florida State University College of Medicine, Sarasota Campus. Additionally, Dr. Hoffberger has previously been elected by his peers to be Chairman of the Division of Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. He also served as Chief of Surgery and Sarasota Memorial Hospital 2019-2020 and is currently Chief of Staff Elect at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, representing over 1400 medical staff colleagues.
Dr. Hoffberger was named the Reference Surgeon for this prestigious award from the Mitral Foundation and the American Heart Association that recognizes excellence and superior clinical outcomes.
The Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award Program was created to provide patients and referring physicians with the resources needed to make a well-informed choice regarding the best heart team for mitral valve repair surgery. This award makes it easier for patients to identify the nation’s best surgeons and hospitals for mitral valve repair surgery. Learn more about the Mitral Foundation.
Meet Sarasota Memorial Hospital's Director of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Dr. Jonathan Hoffberger, board certified in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. SMH is ranked #1 in the country for Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care.
Dr. Hoffberger has received awards on Vitals for:
One of just three cardiac programs in the United States and Canada, Sarasota Memorial Hospital earned the highest 3-Star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for patient care and outcomes in all five adult cardiac surgery procedures STS measures - Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG), Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR), AVR + CABG, Isolated Mitral Valve Replacement/Repair (MVRR) and MVRR + CABG.
Denoting the highest category of quality among hospitals, the cardiac surgery team is among the top performers of more than 3,800 participating cardiothoracic surgeons.
Founded in 1964, STS is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 7,600 surgeons, researchers, and allied health care professionals worldwide who are dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcomes for surgeries of the heart, lungs, and esophagus, as well as other surgical procedures within the chest.
Jonathan D. Hoffberger, DO, FACOS, FACS
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