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Richard Hopkins

Richard A. Hopkins, M.D.

Cardiac Surgical Sciences, Inc.
7019 NW Emerald Hills Drive
Cardiac Surgical Sciences, Inc.
Kansas City, MO  64152
United States
1 816 801-7921
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Duke University (B.A. Chemistry, 1970)
Duke University (M.D. 1974)
Duke General&Thoracic Surgical Residency (1974-1984)
Great Ormond St..Hospital for.Sick Children CardiacSurgery Unit (1984-1985)
Chief Pediatric cardiac surgery, Georgetown University (1988-1996 )
Karlson Professor & Chief Cardiac Surgery Brown Univ. (1996-2007). Emeritus
Holder/Ashcraft Endowed Professor Pediatric Surgery Research, Children's Mercy KC (2007-2016), Emeritus
CEO/CSO Cardiac Surgical Sciences, Inc.
Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine Certified Physician 2017
Certified Wound Specialist Physician 2018
"Medical Fitness to Dive" Medical Examiner UHMS/DMAC Advanced Certification 2020

Other Interests

valve transplants
valve salvage
bioengineered personal heart valve
cell, gene, and tissue engineering
valve repairs
congenital (pediatric & adult)
reconstructive cardiac surgery
autografts, allografts, homografts
structural heart disease
complex cardiac reconstructions
Cardiovascular Physiology of SCUBA Diving and Hyperbaria


Cardiovascular Bioengineering

Regenerative Surgery

Cardiac Tissue Engineering

Additional Educational Information

Duke University, B.A. Chemistry  1970

Duke University School of Medicine, M.D. 1974