John R Hoch, MD


  • Division of Vascular Surgery
(608) 265-4420

600 Highland Ave.
MC 7375
Madison, WI 53792-3284


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

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.

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.

Recent Publications

  • Open versus Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
    Lederle FA, Kyriakides TC, Stroupe KT, Freischlag JA, Padberg FT, Matsumura JS, Huo Z, Johnson GR, OVER Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Group
    N Engl J Med 2019 May 30; 380(22): 2126-2135
    [PubMed ID: 31141634]

  • Attrition rates in integrated vascular and cardiothoracic surgery residency and fellowship programs.
    Chen H, Reddy RM, Palmer SW, Coleman DM, Hoch JR, DiMusto PD, Rectenwald JE
    J Vasc Surg 2019 Jan; 69(1): 236-241
    [PubMed ID: 30455051]

  • Predictors of 30-day postoperative major adverse clinical events after carotid artery stenting: An analysis of the procedure-targeted American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
    Bennett KM, Hoch JR, Scarborough JE
    J Vasc Surg 2017 Oct; 66(4): 1093-1099
    [PubMed ID: 28596038]

  • Meta-analysis of individual-patient data from EVAR-1, DREAM, OVER and ACE trials comparing outcomes of endovascular or open repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm over 5 years.
    Powell JT, Sweeting MJ, Ulug P, Blankensteijn JD, Lederle FA, Becquemin JP, Greenhalgh RM, EVAR-1, DREAM, OVER and ACE Trialists
    Br J Surg 2017 Feb; 104(3): 166-178
    [PubMed ID: 28160528]

  • 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]

All Publications on PubMed