David Hojnacki

David W. Hojnacki

David W. Hojnacki MD FAAN

UBMD Neurology


Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimaging; Neurology

Accepting new patients

Professional Summary:

After completing my Neurology residency at the University at Buffalo, I received the National Multiple Sclerosis fellowship in 2006 and trained at the Jacobs Neurological Institute, Baird MS Center. In 2007, I began fellowship training in Diagnostic Neuroimaging with William Kinkel, MD FAAN one of the founding members of the American Society of Neuroimaging. In 2008, I joined the University at Buffalo, Department of Neurology as an Assistant Professor of Neurology. I am board certified in Neurology with fellowship training in both Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology and Diagnostic Neuroimaging.

In outpatient clinical practice, I evaluate for and treat conditions in neuroimmunology such as Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis optica (Devic’s Disease), Neurosarcoiodosis and Central Nervous System vasculitis. In addition to this, I provide diagnostic reports of brain and spine MRI’s for the Department of Neurology in the evaluation of all neurologic diseases. While on hospital service, I diagnose and treat all neurologic conditions as well as provide teaching to the neurology residents and medical students in training.

My research interests include Multiple Sclerosis, its etiology and treatment, diagnostic neuroimaging and neuroimaging analysis as well as stem cell research. I am currently the site principal investigator for two emerging therapies in multiple sclerosis: Anti-LINGO, the first potential drug for remyelination of damaged nervous system tissue and daclizumab a once a month subcutaneous injection for multiple sclerosis. I also participate in numerous studies of all aspects of Multiple Sclerosis. In neuroimaging, I am involved in the development of advanced MRI techniques for many neurological conditions both for diagnosis and monitoring of disease progression.


Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimaging, Neurology

Patients Treated:

Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Physician Gender:



UBMD Neurology at Conventus
1001 Main Street
4th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Phone: (716) 829-5049
Fax: (716) 829-3010
Contact: Jennifer Hurdis
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Better Health Plan, Inc. (HMO)
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • NYS Medicaid
  • Nova
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sisters Health Care
  • Todays Options
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • Fellowship, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • Residency, Neurology, University at Buffalo (2006)
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University at Buffalo (2003)
  • MD, University at Buffalo (2002)

Awards and Honors:

  • Chief Resident of Neurology (2006)
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society Clinical Fellowship (2006)
  • Resident Teacher of the Year (2006)
  • Resident Teacher of the Year (2005)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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