Ryan C. Hofler, MD, MS

4.75 out of 5

About

Dr. Hofler is a neurosurgeon who specializes in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery. He treats all conditions of the spine and spinal cord – from disc herniations to fractures and complex deformities. He utilizes a wide array of minimal access techniques to treat spine pathologies, which help to reduce disruption of skin, muscle, and soft tissue.

Dr. Hofler completed his medical training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. While there, he also completed an intensive masters degree in Applied Anatomy. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center, as well as, a rigorous Minimally Invasive Spine Fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Hofler’s clinical and research interests are focused on expanding the scope and utility of minimally invasive techniques in spine surgery and improving surgical approaches to minimize complications. He aims to help his patients live with less pain, improved strength, and greater mobility.

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Training & Education

Degree

Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio

Residency

Neurosurgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill.

Fellowship

Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.

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Ratings & Reviews

4.75 out of 5
11 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    We really liked *Dr. Hofler seems very confident/bedside manners are great/he didn't make us feel rushed answered all our questions.

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    The Doctors have always been caring and concerned about my health issues.

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    Concern expressed over continued choking after surgery. Dr Hofler referred me to PT last time and speech therapist this time

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    I've been coming here so long and just saw the Dr.... And got a maybe diagnosis

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    I had a specific concern/question about recovery room care from my surgery and *Dr. Hofler checked way back through history and found the answer to my question -
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      He is a doctor with good bedside manners.
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      Good experience, well taken care of by dr.'s & nurses.
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      *Dr. Ryan Hofler is wonderful. He such a great surgeon.
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      He is has been awesome!!
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      I felt very comfortable with team and recommend them with outstanding treatment and concern for their patients
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      Was Very pleased with the care and concern the doctor showed and how he explained and went over test and risks with us.