Derek Hoyme, MD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Fellowship Director

Division of Cardiology
For Academic Inquiries: (608) 265-2236


BA, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota
MD, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York
Residency, University of Arizona-Tucson, Tuscon, Arizona
Chief Residency, University of Arizona-Tucson, Tuscon, Arizona
Fellowship, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 

Professional Activities

Dr. Derek Hoyme is assistant professor (CHS) in the Division of Cardiology and a member of the Congenital Heart Program at UW Health Kids. Hoyme has an abiding interest in medical education and serves as the director of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship and pediatric resident cardiology education. Hoyme is also a volunteer with the American Heart Association (AHA) where he helps to set statewide advocacy priorities as a member of the AHA Wisconsin Advocacy Committee. 

Clinical Interests

Hoyme is a pediatric cardiologist with expertise in ambulatory and inpatient care. He is specifically interested in the performance and interpretation of noninvasive cardiac imaging-transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography. He performs fetal echocardiograms and counsels patients for pregnancies complicated by congenital heart disease or with increased risk for fetal abnormalities. Hoyme’s clinical interests include management of complex congenital heart disease, which informs his role as co-director of the single ventricle interstage monitoring program. He also sees pediatric patients with acquired heart disease and children referred for cardiac concerns. Hoyme and his colleagues work toward the goal of supporting families through the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease and improving longterm outcomes through collaboration and stateoftheart management. 

Research Interests

Hoyme’s research interests include interventions for and outcomes after resuscitation of cardiac arrest in the pediatric population.