Dr. Edward Hoffer

Cardiology
Framingham, MA
52 years experience

Locations

Office

Framingham, MA

Address

655 Concord Street, Framingham, MA
Directions

About

Bio

Undergraduate at MIT, Harvard Medical School and post-graduate training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Private practice internal medicine and cardiology. Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard

Specialties
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Cardiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

119 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
52 years experience Cardiology
Possibly none: That depends on what is causing the enlargement. If you have an enlarged heart because of a weak heart muscle or prior heart attacks, you must be conc ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
52 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: The inferior mesenteric artery brings blood to the lower bowel. If it is partially blocked, this can cause abdominal pain. If it blocks completely, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
52 years experience Cardiology
Risk: If an artery is 25-50% narrowed, you would generally not have any symptoms except under extreme exercise. However, the fact that it is partially block ... Read More

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HealthTap member
Jan 20, 2013
Dr. Hoffer is a very fine doctor!!! I have been his patient for about 10 years now and I am very satisfied with him.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hoffer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hoffer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I've taken. Beta blockers. For it. Made more unpredictable occurrences ended up In wreck. IJust deal with it. Now circulation. Bad and veins blow.
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Thanks for your quick reply! What do you mean could be the source?!? Can you please comment?
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Thanks for your quick reply! I definitely learned something new. Enjoy your weekend. Bye!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1969MD

Awards

AOA at Harvard
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