Dr. Hoffman completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California-Davis. She received her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Oklahoma State University. She also completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at West Los Angeles Animal Hospital. Dr. Hoffman was awarded membership to the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honors Society and has a special interest in cataract surgery and combined retinal reattachment surgery. Dr. Hoffman is the only veterinary ophthalmologist to complete a vitreo-retinal surgery fellowship (Children’s Retina Institute of Los Angeles) and is one of three veterinarians in the world elected as a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists. She completed her residency program with Eye Care for Animals, after which she became a board certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.