Daniel Hoch, MD

Daniel Hoch, MD, PhD

Neurology Boston, MA

Neurology Associates

Office Address

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  • 55 Fruit Street Vbk 830
    Boston, MA 02114
    Phone: (617) 726-3311
    Fax: (617) 726-9250

Dr. Hoch's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: Epilepsy
  • Clinical Interests: Medical Informatics; Patient Participation; Health Care Reform

Dr. Hoch's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • NeurologistMassachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • Editorial ConsultantA.D.A.M. Inc
    Atlanta, GA
  • Advisory Board MemberVisualDx, Logical Images
  • Assistant ProfessorHarvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
  • ConsultantAMGEN Corp
    One Amgen Center Drive Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Assistant NeurologistMassachusetts General Hospital
  • InstructorHarvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
  • NIMH TraineeUniversity of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant/Research AssistantPurdue University
    West Lafayette, IN

Dr. Hoch's Education & Medical Training

  • Medical Management, Boston UniversityMedical Management, Boston UniversityOther Training, none, Health Policy and Ecconomics
  • Harvard School of Public HealthHarvard School of Public HealthFellowship
  • UCLA School of MedicineUCLA School of MedicineFellowship
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency, Neurology
  • Baystate Medical Center/Tufts UniversityBaystate Medical Center/Tufts UniversityInternship, Internal Medicine
  • U of NC at Chapel Hill Sch of MedUniversity of North Carolina School of MedicineMedical School
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel HillUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel HillOther Training, PhD
  • Purdue UniversityPurdue UniversityOther Training, MS
  • Whitman CollegeWhitman CollegeOther Training, BA

Dr. Hoch's Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1991 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology, 1992

Dr. Hoch's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Boston MagazineRecognized as one of Boston’s best neurologistsBoston Magazine, 2007
  • Massachusetts General HospitalNomination for the Nathaniel Bowditch AwardMassachusetts General Hospital, 2006
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Dr. Hoch's Clinical Trials

Dr. Hoch's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • 14C-dopamine microinjected into the brain-stem of the rat: Dispersion kinetics, site content and functional dose.Myers RD, Hoch DB, Brain Res Bull
  • Localization of sites in the brain mediating alcohol drinking induced by tetrahydropapaveroline (THP).Myers RD, Hoch DB, Curr Alcohol
  • Long-term potentiation in the hippocampal slice: Possible involvement of pyruvate dehydrogenase.Hoch DB, Dingledine RJ, Wilson JE, Brain Res
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Visions of the Future and Lessons from the Past.Chapter: User Feedback in the Development of an Online Communication Tool for Patients and Providers.
    Prady SL, Waruingi W, Norris D, Lester JE, Hoch DB
    Editors: Bakken, S.Washington
  • Poster Sessions: Abridged Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.Chapter: The use of a focus group to supplement the design of a patient-provider web resource.
    5) Prady SL, Lester J, Norris D, Waruing W, Schneider E, Kelly K, Hoch DB
    Editors: Smith,M.J.New Orleans


  • An internet forum for epilepsy support: A survey of users.Norris D, Hoch D, Lester J, Clin Neurophysiol
  • Patient support using the world wide web.Lester JE, Norris D, Prady SL, Hoch DB, Webnet Conference, Hawaii
  • Large websites offer explanations for the difficulties that epilepsy patients face, but neglect solutions regarding navigating "the small things".Finegan YN, Daly LM, Prady SL, Hoch DB, Lester JE, Epilepsia
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  • Cellular basis of the electroencephalogramAmerican Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Annual Meeting Courses
  • Patient Portal use in neurology practice.Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
  • Patient portals use in meeting requirement of meaningful use.American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
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  • Impact of an EMR on Communication between Tertiary and Primary Care Providers in a Neurology Teaching Clinic.Capp JA, Hoch DB
  • Seizures, epilepsy and ischemia- a mutual exciting relationship.Pohlmann-Eden B, Hoch DB, Strittmatter EI, Schereiner A, Henning O
  • Online communities become collaborators in research.Hoch DB, Prady SL, Lester JE, Norris DM
    Seattle, Washington


  • MGH Hospital Billing Compliance CommitteeMember1997 - 2009
  • MGH Hospital Compliance CommitteeMember2009 - Present
  • Practice Managment and Technology Subcommittee of the American Academy of NeurologyMember2009 - Present

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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