Lisa Hofler, MD, MPH - Associate


Family Planning

Education & Training   

Medical Education: Emory University School of Medicine, 2010

Graduate Education: Rollins School of Public Health, MPH, 2010

Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 2014

Fellowship: PGY6 Family Planning Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine

Society & Professional Memberships

• Society of Family Planning
• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

Awards and Honors

•  Ryan Resident Scholarship, Ryan Residency Training Program, 2013
•  APGO Resident Scholar Award, 2013
•  CREOG Teaching Award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 2012
•  Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School Principal Clinical Experience, 2012
•  Leadership Training Program, Medical Students for Choice, 2006-2009
•  President's Scholarship, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-2004
•  President's Undergraduate Research Award, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003

I See Patients At

Emory Clinic, Emory University Hospital Midtown 
Medical Office Tower, 8th Floor
550 Peachtree Street, NE                       
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: 404−778−3401 
Directions and Map  

General gynecology


Family planning

Medical education


Family planning

Quality improvement

Leadership and gender

Peer Reviewed Publications

Hofler LG, Hacker MR, Dodge LE, Schutzberg R, Ricciotti HA. Comparison of Women in Department Leadership in Obstetrics and Gynecology with Those in Other Specialties. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26855110

Hofler L, Hacker MR, Dodge LE, Ricciotti HA. Subspecialty and Gender of Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty in Department-Based Leadership Roles. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Feb; 125(2):471-6. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000628. PMID: 25568998

Hofler L, Merport Modest A, Dodge LE, Hacker MR, Haider S. Uterine evacuation via vacuum aspiration with and without sharp curettage. J Obstet Gynaecol (2013, under review). 

Clinical Guidelines and Reports

Clinical Guideline: Immediate Postpartum Insertion of Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices (IUDs) Guideline used on Labor and Delivery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2012). 


Hofler L. Gender Differences in Kaposi Sarcoma in the United States: SEER Analysis 1973-2006 [Thesis in Master of Public Health]. Atlanta, GA: Emory University (2010). 

Abstracts, Poster Presentations, and Exhibits

Hofler L, Hacker MR, Merport Modest A, Wu LH, Haider S. Outcomes of intrauterine devices placed in large uteri. Presented at the North American Forum on Family Planning, Seattle, WA (2013).

Hofler L, Ricciotti HA. Enhancing the representation of women as senior leaders in obstetrics and gynecology. Presented at the CREOG and APGO Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (2013).

Harvey LF, Barnes K, Hofler L, Hung K, Wu L, Hur HC. Analysis of patient characteristics and subsequent surgical intervention among a cohort of women trialing levonorgestrel intrauterine devices for medical indications. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2012 Nov-Dec; 19(6):S103-S104. Presented at the AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Las Vegas, NV (2012).

Hofler L, Owen L, Dodge LE, Hacker MR, Haider S. Evaluation of patient satisfaction and procedure wait times for uterine evacuation with manual versus electric vacuum aspiration. Contraception. 2012 Sep; 86(3):297. Presented at the North American Forum on Family Planning, Denver, CO (2012).

Hofler L, Merport Modest A, Dodge LE, Owen L, Hacker MR, Haider S. Patient satisfaction and procedure characteristics of uterine evacuation using vacuum aspiration with and without sharp curettage. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Chicago, IL (2012). 

Professional Educational Materials or Reports

Medical Students for Choice Student Advisory Council Handbook
90-page introductory, resource and reference guide used for incoming Student Advisory Council medical student members from across the United States and Canada (2009).