Dr. Paul T. Hoff

MD – Doctor of Otolaryngology
Board Certified

Dr. Hoff graduated from St. Olaf College (85 – Biology) and received a Masters in cardiovascular pharmacology at the University of Michigan (89); he graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School (93) with honors (AOA) and completed his residency at Michigan (99). Upon completing his training, he joined Michigan Otolaryngology Surgery Associates (MOSA) as a comprehensive otolaryngologist specializing in sleep apnea. He joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in 2014, where he currently holds the rank of Associate Professor and sees patients at MOSA and the University of Michigan.

Dr. Hoff has been involved in leadership positions during his career within St. Joe as both President of MOSA and Section Head of the Department, as well as leadership both regionally as President of the Michigan Otolaryngology Society and internationally as President of the International Surgical Sleep Society (ISSS). He serves on the American Board of Otolaryngology and has been recognized by his peer in Southeast Michigan as a Top Doc in Hour magazine annually since 2007. His greatest honor has been his recognition by the Michigan residents with the Mentorship Award in 2020.

As a comprehensive otolaryngologist, Dr. Hoff treats the full spectrum of both adult and pediatric patients. Areas of special interest include obstructive sleep apnea and salivary gland disorders. Dr Hoff has been an innovator in transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for obstructive sleep apnea and an early adapter (2016) of Inspire. He has published extensively (35 peer-reviewed journal articles, 11 book chapters, and one book) and currently leads the ISSS, an international organization of over 400 sleep surgeons.   He has been recognized as a Surgeon of Excellence by Inspire Sleep for outstanding outcomes and clinical care; as part of his care team, patients benefit from the coordinated care a nurse navigator provides. His treatment of salivary gland disorders includes unique capabilities such as Botox for excessive drooling and salivary gland sparing sialendoscopy to remove small stones that cause painful swelling of the glands.

Dr. Hoff and his wife met in medical school, have been married for over 30 years, and have two wonderful children. They raised their family in Ann Arbor, where they have lived for over 40 years. Dr. Hoff’s interests outside of work include sailing and cycling. One of the year’s highlights is when he and his crew join the annual Port Huron to Mackinaw yacht race.

Location: Ypsilanti