About

About

Dr. Mark A. Hoffman is the Section Head of Hematology at Long Island Jewish's Division of Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Hoffman is also an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and was listed as one of the Best Doctors in America, from 2003 through 2007. His interests include breast cancer, gynecologic malignancies, chronic lymphocytic leukemia and malignant lymphomas. Dr. Hoffman is also focused on the development of communication skills in oncology and supportive care.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Hematology - American Board of IM/Hematology

    • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

    • Medical Oncology - American Board of IM/Medical Oncology

  • Academic titles

    • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • McGill University

  • Residencies

    • Massachusetts General Hospital

    • St Vincents Hospital - Vancouver

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Internships

    • Mount Sinai Hospital - Toronto ON

  • Fellowships

    • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

450 Lakeville RoadLake Success, NY 11042

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

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Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

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Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment

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Information the care provider gave you about medications(if any)

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Instructions the care provider gave you about follow up care (if any)

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Degrees to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand

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Amount of time the care provider spent with you

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Most recent comments

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Pateint Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

09/15/2018
"Dr. Hoffman is very courteous. Answered all my questions to my satisfaction."
08/15/2018
"excellent exam. spends time talking about healthy lifestyle changes."
07/18/2018
"Thorough - listens and acts on concerns. "
06/18/2018
"Outstanding"
06/13/2018
"Very good."
05/31/2018
"Dr. Hoffman is a consummate professional, great teacher and has a great bedside manner. I wish more doctors were like him. Also thorough! Excellent."
04/29/2018
"Excellent doctor - Warm, sensitive and caring!"
03/21/2018
"The best."
03/17/2018
"Dr. M. Hoffman MD in my opinion is a dr. that I would recommend to someone with like what am going through."
02/28/2018
"Dr. Hoffman is a very thorough and caring physician."
02/03/2018
"Dr. Hoffman is the best doctor. I have recommended him to my friends. He is very caring."
01/22/2018
"Dr. Mark Hoffman is very sincere and concern professional. Along with his PA, gave me assurance in taking this treatment for my condition."
01/21/2018
"I've been seeing Dr. Hoffman, medical oncologist going on 21 years as I have had breast cancer twice. I have to take care of my general health all the time."
01/06/2018
"Dr. Hoffman is the best you could have. He is very knowledgeable compassionate & also very patience to give all the explanation _____ my problem. Over all he is an excellent person & physician. He is very good asset to you institution. Hope you have more like him."
12/30/2017
"Very well."
12/23/2017
"Dr. Hoffman is excellent in all facets of this practice - He truly excels! "
12/07/2017
"A+ (A plus)."
11/14/2017
"Love Dr. Hoffman"
10/18/2017
"Very understanding."
10/05/2017
"Mark Hoffman is terrific. All doctors could learn from him."
10/05/2017
"Dr. Mark Hoffman is the most kind and compassionate doctor I have ever had. I love him!"
09/28/2017
"Very caring, compassionate & personable."
09/28/2017
"Everything went well!"
08/29/2017
"Very professional, while friendly and caring. Not rushed. Best physical exams I've ever had."
07/26/2017
"Good experience."
07/24/2017
"As a first time patient, Dr. Hoffman made me feel at ease and confident my medical issue would be cared for."
07/20/2017
"Dr. Hoffman is my doctor for over 14 years. He is an excellent doctor & person! 9. I'm very confident. "
07/18/2017
"Dr. Hoffman and his staff give, compassion as well as great care & consideration."
07/11/2017
"This doctor and his assistant is doing the best for me, the leave nothing to chance."
07/07/2017
"Dr. Hoffman is a very caring, warm and sensitive provider!"
05/22/2017
"Good."
05/18/2017
"Positive experience."
05/15/2017
"Dr. Hoffman is a very professional, thorough and caring physician."
04/24/2017
"Dr Hoffman saved my life, the chemo drugs he gave me and his caring nature made me an ovarian cancer survivor. He is compassionate, knowledgeable and always available in person and on the phone. Your facility is LUCKY to have such a man on staff."
04/10/2017
"9. Excellent."
04/01/2017
"Good."
03/13/2017
"This provider has been excellent in every way. He also has checked in with me by phone a few times which I appreciate very much. I would feel very comfortable calling him with questions or concerns if necessary, and have a lot of confidence in his knowledge and skills. He is very thorough and I feel he is concerned about the whole person."
03/10/2017
"Excellent care provider, compassionate and very caring!"
02/28/2017
"Dr. Hoffman is a very caring, compassionate physician, takes time to explain the problem & very professional. He is a very good asset in your hospital. He takes time to call you home to tell result of your lab & CAT scan & etc. I am very lucky to have him as my doctor. #8. Very very good."
02/21/2017
"Excellent."
02/20/2017
"I am VERY fortunate to have Dr. Mark Hoffman as my care provider."
02/11/2017
"good"
02/09/2017
"Dr. Hoffman is a excellent doctor I felt very comfortable with him."
02/07/2017
"My provider is an amazing person. He is a warm caring individual. A true professional. He is truly concerned about his patients and inquires about the lifestyle (home life). He a the absolute best. He also goes above & beyond what you would expect."
01/30/2017
"Excellent experience exceeding expectation."
01/14/2017
"very pleased with the monter cancer center and the staff"
12/05/2016
"Dr. Hoffman saved my life 12 years ago & has been monitoring my condition ever since. He is professional, caring, up-to-date, organized and knowledgeable. I thank God I was referred to him & his assistant, Blanche."
11/22/2016
"Very good."
11/21/2016
"Good experience."
10/24/2016
"I have the best team of physicians. I am grateful."
10/17/2016
"Dr. Mark A Hoffman and the nurse in the office are very professional. Thanks."
10/17/2016
"love Dr Hoffman and the service he provides"
10/14/2016
"I have been with Dr. Hoffman over 13 years. I think he is the best & trust him with my life!!!"
10/10/2016
"Very good."
09/28/2016
"Dr. Hoffman and Blanche have always shown me that they always have my well being and health in their concern."
08/31/2016
"Dr. Hoffman is the best, he is my hero."
08/22/2016
"Follow ups."
07/20/2016
"DR. HOFFMAN & BLANCHE wonderful & caring, gave me courage!"
06/29/2016
"Dr. Hoffman was very caring and informative each time we met and gave me a feeling of competency throughout the time we spent, and in his diagnosis and treatment. He is an excellent physician."
05/25/2016
"Good."
05/23/2016
"I left the office much more confident than I was before the visit."
05/18/2016
"Excellence staff."
05/03/2016
"He is very concern about my care and my feeling. #9. Very, very."
05/02/2016
"Dr. Hoffman is a very compassionate, very competent, patience & very knowledgeable doctor. He is the best. He is a valuable asset in your institution."
03/14/2016
"Very positive."
03/08/2016
"Always pleasant, welcoming - professional as well as friendly and gives info to you regarding your condition - honest."
02/12/2016
"#1-10. All good."
01/14/2016
"Dr. Hoffman, his PA Hanah and secretary always get back to me right away."

In the news

In the news

In the news
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