Benjamin Hoemann, MD

Benjamin Hoemann, MD

Instructor in Medicine

Benjamin L. Hoemann, MD is an Instructor in Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine. He received his medical degree from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and surgeons and completed his internal medicine residency at Washington University in St. Louis. He has a special interest in addiction medicine, point-of-care ultrasound, and medical education. He is a member of the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety committee within the division. He works as an attending physician on the general medicine and oncology hospitalist services.


  • BS, Biochemistry: Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN (2016)
  • Medical Degree: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY (2020)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2023)

Clinical Interests

Hospital medicine, critical care medicine, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), addiction medicine

Research Interests

Studying risk factors for outcomes among patients with cirrhosis in the ICU who develop kidney failure. Studying strategies to mitigate ICU overcrowding and improve hospital bed utilization.


Hoemann B, Takayama H, Jennings DL, Han J, Ando M, Restaino S, Colombo P, Farr M, Naka Y, Takeda K. Discontinuing amiodarone treatment prior to heart transplantation lowers incidence of severe primary graft dysfunction. Clin Transplant. 2020 Feb;34(2):e13779. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13779. Epub 2020 Jan 29. PMID: 31903624; PMCID: PMC7055534.