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Richard A. Hopkins, M.D.
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
bioengineered personal heart valve
cell, gene, and tissue engineering
congenital (pediatric & adult)
reconstructive cardiac surgery
autografts, allografts, homografts
structural heart disease
complex cardiac reconstructions
Cardiovascular Physiology of SCUBA Diving and Hyperbaria
Cardiac Tissue Engineering
Additional Educational Information
Duke University, B.A. Chemistry 1970
Duke University School of Medicine, M.D. 1974