Podiatrist Dr. Van Dao Hochman, DPM

Dr. Van Dao Hochman and Dr. Brian Hochman are founding partners of Crystal Falls Foot + Ankle Specialists. They strive to provide their community with first-rate solutions to your foot and ankle concerns. 


Dr. Van Dao Hochman, D.P.M.

Leander, TX Podiatrist

Crystal Falls Foot + Ankle Specialists

Dr. Van Dao Hochman was born and raised in Plano, Texas. She received her undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Dallas with a B.A. in Biology.  Dr. Dao Hochman comes from a family with a strong background in Podiatry and went on to receive her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. She completed a prestigious three-year surgical residency at Beaumont Hospital - Farmington Hills (formerly Botsford Hospital) in Farmington Hills, Michigan. During residency, she gained extensive training in diabetic wound care, elective foot and ankle procedures, various pediatric foot ailments, and a strong base of clinical patient care. During residency, Dr. Dao Hochman was actively involved in Operation Footprint, a mission trip in Tegucigalpa, Honduras where she spent a week evaluating and treating congenital deformities in young children. During residency, Dr. Dao Hochman spent time with a renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeon in Washington, D.C. to further her knowledge in pediatric patients. Dr. Dao Hochman is Board Qualified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Dao Hochman is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Podiatric Medical Association, and the Texas Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Dao Hochman has completed research in areas of recurrent tarsal tunnel syndrome, wound management in open fractures, and athletes with acute Achilles tendon ruptures.

Dr. Dao Hochman is fluent in Vietnamese.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Brian Hochman. She also enjoys spending time with her family, exploring the outdoors, and traveling.