John Hoch, MD

  • Vascular Surgery
John R. Hoch, MD


Dr. John Hoch is certified by the American Board of Surgery, with a certificate of additional qualifications in vascular surgery. He is chief of the vascular surgery service at the William S. Middleton Veterans Administration Hospital and serves as Director for the Vascular Surgery Residency and Fellowship programs. Dr. Hoch has special interests in complex aortic visceral artery occlusive disease, carotid artery stenting, repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysms, minimally invasive care of patients with varicose veins, and the use of endovascular techniques to repair abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms and manage patients with lower extremity arterial occlusion.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
Medical School
  • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

American Heart Association Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1987

Vascular Surgery, University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics, Columbia, MO, 1989-1991

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Areas of expertise

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Advanced Hypertension Program
  • Advanced hypertension
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Arm Angioplasty
  • Arteriorvenous Fistula
  • Balloon Angioplasty of Leg and Kidney Arteries
  • Brachiocephalic Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Claudication
  • Dialysis Access Surgery
  • Endovascular Graft Repair for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Graft Repair for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Laser Therapy for Veins
  • Limb Preservation
  • Limb Salvage
  • Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery
  • Mesenteric Artery Disease
  • Minimal Incision Phlebectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Peripheral Bypass Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Vein Conditions
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Sclerotherapy for Veins
  • Subclavian Artery Disease
  • Subclavian Vein Occlusion
  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm
  • Varicose veins or spider veins
  • Vascular Lesion Injections
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Vein care
  • Venous Disease
  • Visceral Angioplasty