Arlene F. Hoffman has been in private practice in San Francisco since 1978.
She is an internationally known leader in the field of podiatric medicine, and
has been recognized by her peers with numerous professional awards including
the American Podiatric Association’s Meritorious Service Award and being
honored as one of “America’s 150 Most Influential Podiatric Physicians”. She is
one of 50 podiatrists selected by her peers to belong to the National Academies
of Practice, a sister organization to the National Academies of Science. She
has served as editor of leading journals of podiatry and continues to publish
broadly on key medical topics.
Dr. Hoffman has held
distinguished positions in her field, including as a Founding Board Trustee of
the American Society of Podiatric Medicine Section of the American Board of
Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, and served on that Board
(formally called the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics, ABPO). She has
also served as a Trustee and Vice President of the American Society of
Podiatric Dermatology and as President of the American Association for Women
Podiatrists. Dr. Hoffman has served for many years as a Podiatric
Medicine Residency Program Evaluator for the Council of Podiatric Medical Education.
She is a frequent lecturer on topics such as blood flow evaluation, wound
healing, and medical treatment for podiatric problems. In addition to her
private practice, she has served as Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Basis
Sciences at the California College of Podiatric Medicine and is currently Clinical Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Western University of Health Sciences.