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John R Hoch, MD

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(608) 265-4420

MC 7375
MADISON, WI 53792-3284

John R Hoch, MD

Division of Vascular Surgery


  • MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1983
  • Internship and Residency, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 1983-1989
  • Fellow, American Heart Association, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1987
  • Fellow, Vascular Surgery, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, 1989-1991

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Hoch is certified by the American Board of Surgery, with a certificate of additional qualifications in vascular surgery. He is the Program Director for Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency and Fellowship Programs. Dr. Hoch has special interests in complex aortic disease, visceral artery occlusive disease, carotid artery reconstruction, repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysms, and the use of endovascular techniques to repair abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms and manage patients with lower extremity arterial occlusion.

Dr. Hoch provides a wide range of services including Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair - Endovascular, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair - Open, Amputation, Angioplasty With Stent Placement, Carotid Endartecotomy, Carotid Stenting, Extended Efforts in Limb Salvage, Peripheral Artery Bypass, Thoracic Aortic Aneursym - Endovascular, Thoracic Aortic Aneursym - Open, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Treatment, and Varicose Vein Treatment.

Research Interests

Dr. Hoch is the Chair of the UW Venous Thrombolytic Taskforce. His research focuses on utilizing a systems approach to decrease the incidence of venous thromboembolism and improve patient outcomes. He also has research interests in the care of patients with venous hypertension, varicose veins disease and pelvic congestion syndrome. His research efforts are also focused on the role of vascular surgeons in risk factor modification of patients with peripheral arterial disease.

Active Clinical Trials

Recent Publications
  • Costs of repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm with different devices in a multicenter randomized trial.
    Matsumura JS, Stroupe KT, Lederle FA, Kyriakides TC, Ge L, Freischlag JA, Open Versus Endovascular Repair (OVER) Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2015 Jan; 61(1):59-65.
    [PubMed ID: 25238728]
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  • A comparison of open surgery versus endovascular repair of unstable ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms.
    Gupta PK, Ramanan B, Engelbert TL, Tefera G, Hoch JR, Kent KC
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2014 Dec; 60(6):1439-45.
    [PubMed ID: 25103257]
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  • Postdischarge outcomes after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
    Gupta PK, Engelbert TL, Ramanan B, Fang X, Yamanouchi D, Hoch JR, Acher CW
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2014 Apr; 59(4):903-8.
    [PubMed ID: 24360236]
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  • Venous thromboembolic disease.
    Suwanabol PA, Hoch JR
    Surg. Clin. North Am. 2013 Aug; 93(4):983-95, x.
    [PubMed ID: 23885941]
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  • Long-term comparison of endovascular and open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
    Lederle FA, Freischlag JA, Kyriakides TC, Matsumura JS, Padberg FT, Kohler TR, Kougias P, Jean-Claude JM, Cikrit DF, Swanson KM, OVER Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group
    N. Engl. J. Med. 2012 Nov 22; 367(21):1988-97.
    [PubMed ID: 23171095]
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  • Invited commentary.
    Hoch JR
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2011 Apr; 53(4):1037-8.
    [PubMed ID: 21439457]
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  • The effect of warfarin therapy on endoleak development after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of the abdominal aorta.
    Bobadilla JL, Hoch JR, Leverson GE, Tefera G
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2010 Aug; 52(2):267-71.
    [PubMed ID: 20591602]
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  • Effect of early plasma transfusion on mortality in patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm.
    Mell MW, O'Neil AS, Callcut RA, Acher CW, Hoch JR, Tefera G, Turnipseed WD
    Surgery 2010 Nov; 148(5):955-62.
    [PubMed ID: 20378142]
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  • Impact of intraoperative arteriography on limb salvage for traumatic popliteal artery injury.
    Callcut RA, Acher CW, Hoch J, Tefera G, Turnipseed W, Mell MW
    J Trauma 2009 Aug; 67(2):252-7; discussion 257-8.
    [PubMed ID: 19667876]
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  • Complications of spinal fluid drainage in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a report of 486 patients treated from 1987 to 2008.
    Wynn MM, Mell MW, Tefera G, Hoch JR, Acher CW
    J. Vasc. Surg. 2009 Jan; 49(1):29-34; discussion 34-5.
    [PubMed ID: 18951749]
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