Brian L. Hoh was born in 1971 in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his BAS (biological sciences, political science) from Stanford University in 1993, and his MD with AOA honors from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in 1998. He completed his internship in surgery and residency in neurosurgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital. During his neurosurgery residency, he completed an infolded 2-year fellowship in endovascular surgical neuroradiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his MBA from the University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business with Beta Gamma Sigma honors.
Dr. Hoh joined the faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida in 2006, and became Chair of the department in 2018. He is currently the tenured James and Brigitte Marino Family Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery of the Lillian S. Wells Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida. He is a past-Program Director of neurosurgery and past-Fellowship Director of the endovascular surgical neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Florida.
Dr. Hoh is currently President, and previously President-Elect, Vice President, Member-At-Large, and Ex-Officio member of the CNS Executive Committee. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons since 2013. He is a past Chair and Treasurer of the Joint AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section. He served on the editorial board of the Journal of Neurosurgery and completed a term as co-chair in 2017. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, a Fellow of the American Heart Association, and a senior member of the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery.
Dr. Hoh's clinical interests are cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. His research interests are cerebral aneurysm pathophysiology and development of novel biological treatments for aneurysms. Dr. Hoh was awarded an NIH R01 Award, NIH K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award, as well as grants from the AANS NREF (Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation), Brain Aneurysm Foundation, Thomas Maren Foundation, among others, to study the pathophysiologic mechanisms of aneurysm formation and novel biologic treatments for aneurysms. He is also interested in the socioeconomics of neurosurgery and was awarded the AANS Robert D. Florin award in 2009 and the AANS Byron Cone Pevehouse award in 2012 for socioeconomic research.
Dr. Hoh is married to Melissa Mokler, and they have three children—Jacqueline, Brandon, and Vivienne.