Daniel Hoch, MD

Daniel Hoch, MD, PhD

Neurology Boston, MA

Neurology Associates

Office Address

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

Daniel Hoch, MD, PhD

Neurology Boston, MA

Neurology Associates

Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Education & Training

  • Medical Management, Boston University
  • Harvard School of Public HealthHarvard School of Public Health
  • UCLA School of Medicine
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical Center
  • Baystate Medical Center - Tufts UniversityBaystate Medical Center - Tufts University
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of MedicineUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel HillUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Purdue University
  • Whitman College

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1991 - 2016
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
    • Recognized as one of Boston’s best neurologistsBoston Magazine, 2007
    • Nomination for the Nathaniel Bowditch AwardMassachusetts General Hospital, 2006

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    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

    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


    • Cellular basis of the electroencephalogram American 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


    • 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 Committee Member 1997 - 2009
    • MGH Hospital Compliance Committee Member 2009 - Present
    • Practice Managment and Technology Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology Member 2009 - 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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