Dr. Edward Lewis Hoffman M.D.
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities11030 Granada Ln Ste150 Leawood KS, 66211
Dr. Edward Hoffman is a child neurologist practicing in Leawood, KS. Dr. Hoffman specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system in children from birth to young adulthood. With combined understanding of childhood illness and the special needs of each individual child and their family, Dr. Hoffman is able to help each patient improve the status of their health. Conditions such as seizures, delayed speech, weakness or frequent headaches are treated by child neurologists.
Education and Training
Univ of Tn, Memphis, Coll of Med, Memphis Tn 1982
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
- Univ Wa Med Ctr, Pediatrics; Children'S Mercy Hosp, Pediatrics
- Children's Mercy Hospital 1983
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- Jiffy Lube Steps Up to Join the 6th Muscle Up Muscular Dystrophy Fundraiser
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- ‘Grappling for Gracie’: Wrestlers Fundraising for a Child with 2 Rare Genetic Diseases
In Jeffersonville, Indiana, Brandon Ables organized a wrestling event for Grace Aikin, a 5-year old girl who has obtained two rare genetic diseases. The event aimed to raise funds for Grace’s new wheelchair which will be brought for a Disney World trip. The young girl actively cheered for Brandon...
- Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Helping Muscular Dystrophy Patients with Oedema-Fibrosis
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic muscular disorder that targets the muscles and causes them to degenerate and weaken. Statistically, around 15,000 males are affected by the condition in the U.S. alone and approximately 300,000 around the world . The most common and severe form of a...
- The Risk for Developing Cerebral Palsy in Babies is Higher at 37 or 38 Weeks
Babies born at 40 weeks have a lower risk of developing cerebral palsy, when compared to babies born at 37 or 38 weeks, or at 42 weeks and later, according to a new study published in, The Journal of the American Medical Association. But the absolute risk of developing this condition in babies is...