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Richard Hopkins

Richard A. Hopkins, M.D.

Children's Mercy Hospital, Department of Cardiac Surgery
7019 NW Emerald Hills Drive
Cardiac Surgical Sciences, Inc.
Kansas City, MO  64152
United States
1 816 801-7921
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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.


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 Bioengineering

Cardiac Tissue Engineering


Duke University, B.A. Chemistry  1970

Duke University School of Medicine, M.D. 1974