Ryan C. Hofler, MD, MS

4.86 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

4.86 out of 5
9 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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    Very thorough assessment and plan by Dr. Hofler. Attentive and responsive to all of my questions. Excellent care provided.

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    Dr Hofler does not have an answer to my choking swallowing but he did listen

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    Really liked the Dr attitude and very knowledgeable and informative

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    Listened and showed compassion.

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    Dr. Hofler has always listen to all my concerns. He actually give me the little extra for me to keep pushing through. Actually explained changes I may experience with my healing. Dr Hofler has made excellent referring Drs available to me to treat other conditions and concerns.
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      Surgeon is outstanding at explanation and answering questions
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      Dr Hofler is one of the most congenial and competent physicians I have ever encountered
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      Very good.
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      Very patient and explained exactly what plan of care is.