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Eldon G Hopkins, MD

Eldon G Hopkins, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
As a highly skilled orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Eldon Hopkins, specializes in total hip and knee joint replacements and is trained in the latest techniques for cartilage preservation aimed at extending the longevity of the natural joints.

Dr. Hopkins attended UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas where he graduated with highest honors. He attended Emory University Medical Center in Atlanta for both his internship and residency where he served as chief orthopedic resident. Upon completing his residency Dr. Hopkins went on to complete is fellowship at Scripps Clinic & Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla California.

During his time as an Assistant Professor at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Dr. Hopkins was an integral part of an orthopedic practice which performed over 1,500 total joint replacements a year. He has served as a consultant to major joint replacement implant companies and has held numerous leadership positions including, Chief of Joint Replacement at Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston and as the Director of The Methodist Hospital Charity Joint Replacement Program at Methodist Hospital in Houston.

After leaving academic orthopedic surgery, Dr. Hopkins has maintained a joint replacement practice and to date has performed over 3,500 joint replacement surgeries.

Dr. Hopkins' areas of interest include: Minimally Invasive Total Hip and Knee Replacement, Quadriceps-Sparing Total Knee Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Joint Replacement Revisions, Rapid Recovery Joint Replacement, and Surgical and Non-surgical Hip and Knee Joint Cartilage Preservation Techniques.

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