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Alice D. Hoftman, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology
Primary Location
Children's Heart Center
200 Medical Plaza
330
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-825-9524

About

Dr. Hoftman is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology at UCLA. After earning a BA in Biology at Northwestern University, Dr. Hoftman attended medical school at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric internship, residency, and pediatric rheumatology fellowship at UCLA. After graduation, she worked at CHOC Children's for a few years, then returned to UCLA in 2011. Dr. Hoftman is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Rheumatology.

Dr. Hoftman takes care of pediatric patients under 18 years of age with pediatric rheumatologic diagnoses and concerns, such as evaluation of abnormal serum antibodies, as well as chronic musculoskeletal pain and swelling. Dr. Hoftman's interests lie in the diagnosis and treatment of general pediatric rheumatologic conditions, such as juvenile arthritis, lupus, Sjogren's disease, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, Raynaud's syndrome, vasculitis, periodic fevers, chronic osteomyelitis, uveitis, sarcoidosis, Behcet's, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease-associated arthropathy. Though she does not specialize in connective tissue disorders such as Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Dr. Hoftman is familiar with the spectrum of these conditions. Dr. Hoftman is also an active team member of the California Children's Services (CCS) pediatric rheumatology clinic, as well as the Pediatric Dysautonomia/Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Multidisciplinary Clinic. As part of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) consortium, Dr. Hoftman helps interested patients participate in the national registry and research endeavors.

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Rheumatology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2009
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2004

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2007

Residency

UCLA School of Medicine, 2004

Internship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2002

Degree

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, MD, 2001

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