Clinical areas of interest

Paediatrics

Dr Hoffman has completed a Diploma of Childrens Health (Sydney University), and as a mother of two has a special interest in managing child and family health and wellbeing

Skin cancer Medicine

Dr Hoffman has completed additional training (Skin Cancer College of Australia) in Dermatoscopy and Skin cancer medicine and is able to diagnose and manage skin cancer in the surgery.

Contraception and womens health

Dr Hoffman has completed additional training (Family Planning Certificate and IUD insertion training). She is qualified in insertion of Implanon, Mirena and Copper IUD and able to do this in the surgery.

Shared Care

Dr Hoffman is qualified to provide shared pregnancy care with St George/Sutherland Hospitals, Bowral and Campelltown hospitals.

Iron Infusions

Dr Hoffman is able to assess for and complete Iron infusions in the surgery.

Medical termination

Dr Hoffman has completed training in MS 2-step and is able to provide advice and medication surrounding the termination of pregnancy for appropriate patients, please contact the surgery for more information.

Clinical Experience

December 2019 - present
General Practitioner & Practice Owner
Kirawee Family Medical Practice
January 2020 - present
Panel Assessor
Medical Council NSW
July 2018 - 2020
General Practitioner
Mittagong Healthcare Centre
August 2018 - present
Registrar Supervisor
GP Synergy (Royal Australian College of GP Training provider)
January 2015 - June 2018
General Practice Training Program
GP Synergy (Royal Australian College of GP Training provider)
February 2017 - January 2018
Registrar Liason Officer
GP Synergy, advocate for Sydney (Central/ Lower east region) Registrars
October 2013 - July 2014
Immigration health, Senior Medical Advisor
Medibank Health Solutions
2011 - 2013
Junior doctor
Liverpool, Fairfield and Concord Hospitals

Research & Academic Experience

April 2019 - present
Senior Lecturer; Medical Education
University of Wollongong
Janurary 2018 - April 2019
Clinical Tutor
University of Wollongong
February 2017 - January 2018
Academic Registrar (Combined teaching and research year through RACGP)
University of Wollongong

Committees & Leadership

September 2021 - 2024
NSW Faculty member (South East Sydney representative, nominated)
RACGP (The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners)
October 2018 - 2021
NSW Faculty member (New Fellow representative, co-opted)
RACGP (The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners)
2017 - October 2018
NSW Faculty member (Registrar representative, co-opted)
RACGP (The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners)
October 2018 - 2021
New Fellows Committee Chair NSW
RACGP (The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners)
2017 - present
New Fellows Committee NSW
RACGP (The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners)
November 2018 - 2021
Board of directors - registrar nominated representative
GPRA (General Practice Registrars Australia)
2017 - present
Academic Council
GPRA (General Practice Registrars Australia)
2019 - present
GP Committe member
Sutherland Shire Primary Health Network

Memberships

Post graduate Education

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 2018 RACGP

Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors 2020 AICD

MBBS 2010 University of Wollongong

Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) 2006 University of Sydney

Masters Public Health (Public Health) 2012 University of Flinders; South Australia

Masters of Surgery (Orthopaedics) 2013 University of Sydney

Graduate Diploma of Applied Anatomy by Dissection 2013 University of New England

Masters of Sports Medicine 2016 University of Queensland

Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Doctors 2016 Family Planning NSW

Diploma of Child Health 2017 Westmead Hospital

PhD No completion date University of Wollongong Part time candidature

Research

Analysis of current maternity leave policies for doctors in training

R. Hoffman, J. Mullan, A. Bonney
Published: Australian Health Review, Published online 14th September 2021

Gender Equity in Australian Health Leadership

A. Cohn, M. Cubitt, A. Goh, A. Hempenstall, R. Hoffman, C. Lai, J. Munro, C. Silvester, C. Skinner, D. Verran, J. Walter
Published: Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management; Vol 16(1)2021 pg6-10

Australian Medical Student Expectations of Work Life Balance as a doctor

S. Suresh, R. Hoffman, S. Loi, A. Gosbell
Published: MedEdPublish Volume 9(1) 256; 2020

Medicine and Motherhood; systematic review of the experiences of mothers who are doctors

R. Hoffman, J. Mullan, M. Nguyen, A. Bonney
Published: MJA 2020 (October)
Presented: MPANZ 2020, Gold Coast

Junior doctor burnout; Understanding the experience of burnout in General Practice and hospital equivalents

R. Hoffman, A. Bonney
Published, Australian Journal of General Practice, VOL. 47, NO. 8, AUGUST 2018; 571-575
Presented: GPtec Sydney 2017; MPANZ Melbourne 2018; GP18 Gold Coast 2018

'Case report: Total knee arthroplasty polyethylene liner disengagement identified by arthrograohy.'

D. Bradshaw, B. Lam, R. Hoffman, B. Zicat
Published: Knee. 2014 Dec;21(6):1288-90.

Enoxaparin vs Rivaroxaban Morbidity post Total Knee Replacement

R. Hoffman, S. Adie, J. Naylor
Presented: Combined Australian and New Zealand Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, 2011

'Alterations in use of Negative Pressure Dressings translated to cost savings for a major trauma center'

R. Hoffman, S. Aitken, J. Iliopoulos
Presented (poster): Australian and New Zealand Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting October 2012

Dissertation

'Cost of Care and Complications Post Joint replacement'

R. Hoffman; Supervisors: J. Naylor, I. Harris
University of Sydney (Masters Surgery; Orthopaedics) March 2013

About Me

I am a mum of two wonderful children, William (age 6), and Isabel (age 5).

They have taught me so much about myself and about medicine.