A native of Fort Worth, TX, Dr. Hopkins began his medical career in 1987 when he received his D.D.S. from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. He continued his training becoming specialized in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. He then attended Medical School at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, graduating in 1993.
After completing six years of specialized training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Providence Hospital in Southfield Michigan, and Hand, Upper Extremity & Microsurgery at Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK. Dr. Hopkins began his private practice here in the Dallas area in 1999. He is currently on staff at Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Dallas Medical Centre, and Methodist Mansfield Medical Center.
Dr. Hopkins is triple board certified, with board certifications from the American Board of Plastic Surgery in both Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery, as well as the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is an active member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
He enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Nora, snow skiing, and also playing his electric guitar with the band Rudy and the Docs.