Matthew Hoffman, MD, has written for WebMD since 2006.
Hoffman was born and raised in the Midwest. He completed medical school and residency at Emory University in Atlanta, where he practices intensive care medicine. Before medical school, he received his BS in business administration and history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked briefly in technology consulting.
Hoffman interned at CNN after medical school, contributing to health-related programs including House Call with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. As a freelancer, he has also written for numerous publications in Atlanta and North Carolina.