CHRISTOPHER HOPKINS, M.D.

Originally from Marble Falls, TX, Dr. Christopher Hopkins specializes in hand, wrist, and upper extremities for Arlington Orthopedic Associates. After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin in June of 2008, he then received his Doctor of Medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch in May of 2012.
Dr. Hopkins completed his residency at The Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee in June of 2017 and then became a Fellow at Tufts Medical Center and New England Baptist Hospital in July of 2017.
In addition to his medical accomplishments, Dr. Hopkins is also an avid runner and enjoys participating in marathons.  He is recently engaged and is looking forward to a wedding in Fort Worth next Fall.  In his free time, he enjoys traveling with his fiancé, reading, weight training and playing tennis.
When asked about his perfect day, Dr. Hopkins replied, “Going for a long run in the morning and
then hanging out at the lake with my fiancé and family.”
Education

Tufts Combined Hand Surgery Fellowship                  08/2017-07/18
          Fellow and Clinical Instructor
          Boston, Massachusetts

Orthopedic Surgery Residency                                       07/2012-06/17
          Campbell Clinic
          Resident
          Memphis, Tennessee

Doctor of Medicine                                                            08/2008-06/12
          University of Texas Medical Branch
          Alpha Omega Alpha
          Galveston, Texas

Bachelor of Business Administration, High Honors    09/2003-06/08
          University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business
          Austin, Texas

Masters in Professional Accounting, High Honors      09/2003-06/08
          University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business
          Austin, Texas

Licensure

State of Virginia Medical License #0101257919

State of Massachusetts Medical License #270077

Publications

Hopkins CM, Throckmorton TW, Azar FM. Scapular Notching in Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. [Manuscript accepted for publication by Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery].

Hopkins CM, Throckmorton TW, Azar FM, Miller RH, Mulligan RM, Hollins AM. Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging are similarly reliable in the Assessment of Glenohumeral Arthritis and Glenoid Version. [Manuscript submitted].

Hopkins CM, Calandruccio JH, Mauck BM, Azar FA. Controversies in Fractures of the Proximal Ulna. Controversies in Fracture Care. Orthopedic Clinics, Volume 48, Issue 1.

Kutsikovich JI, Hopkins CM, Gannon EW, Beaty JH, Sawyer JR, Spence DD, Kelly DM. Factors that Predict Instability in Pediatric Diaphyseal Both Bone Forearm Fractures. [Manuscript accepted for publication by Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics-B].

Publications (Non-Peer Reviewed)

Kutsikovich JI, Hopkins CM, Gannon EW, Beaty JH, Sawyer JR, Spence DD, Kelly DM. Factors that Predict Instability in Pediatric Diaphyseal Both Bone Forearm Fractures. [IRB approval obtained. Abstract submitted].

Presentations

Hopkins CM, Kimball HL, Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis for Distal Radius Fractures. Podium presentation at New England Hand Society, Sturbridge, Massachusetts December 2017.

Sawyer JR, Hopkins CM, Kutsikovich JI, Kelly DM. Do all Pediatric Both-Bone Forearm Fractures Require Immediate Reduction in the Emergency Room? Abstract presented at POSNA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana April 2016.

Kutsikovich JI, Hopkins CM, Gannon EW, Beaty JH, Sawyer JR, Spence DD, Kelly DM. Factors that Predict Instability in Pediatric Diaphyseal Both Bone Forearm Fractures. Abstract presented at POSNA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana April 2016.

Hopkins CM, Throckmorton TW, Azar FM, Miller RH, Mulligan RM, Hollins AM. Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging are Similarly Reliable in the Assessment of Glenohumeral Arthritis and Glenoid Version. Podium presentation at the Mid-American Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, Florida, April 2016.

Hopkins CM, Throckmorton TW, Azar FM. Scapular Notching in Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Podium presentation at the Mid-American Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, Florida, April 2016.

Hopkins CM, Throckmorton TW, Azar FM, Miller RH, Mulligan RM, Hollins AM. Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging are Similarly Reliable in the Assessment of Glenohumeral Arthritis and Glenoid Version. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ 2015 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2016.

Kutsikovich JI, Hopkins CM, Gannon EW, Beaty JH, Sawyer JR, Spence DD, Kelly DM. Factors that Predict Instability in Pediatric Diaphyseal Both Bone Forearm Fractures. Podium Presentation at Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, October 2015

Hopkins CM, Throckmorton TW, Azar FM. Scapular Notching in Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Poster presentation at the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, September 2015

Hopkins CM, Throckmorton TW, Azar FM, Miller RH, Mulligan RM, Hollins AM. Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging are similarly reliable in the Assessment of Glenohumeral Arthritis and Glenoid Version. Podium presentation at the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, September 2015

Kutsikovich JI, Hopkins CM, Gannon EW, Beaty JH, Sawyer JR, Spence DD, Kelly DM. Factors that Predict Instability in Pediatric Diaphyseal Both Bone Forearm Fractures. Poster at ASSH Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, September 2015

Kutsikovich JI, Hopkins CM, Gannon EW, Beaty JH, Sawyer JR, Spence DD, Kelly DM. Factors that Predict Instability in Pediatric Diaphyseal Both Bone Forearm Fractures. Ingram Memorial Lecture Series, Memphis, Tennessee, May 2015

Hopkins CM, Perez EA. Case Presentation: Management of Large Segmental Defect in Femur Fractures.  Presentation at Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma 6th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2015.

Honors and Awards

Scored in the ninety-seventh percentile on the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) Part 1 Examination

Runner-up best Pediatric podium presentation at OTA 2015

University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine Golden Apple Award 2015

  • Awarded for excellence in medical student education

Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma 6th Annual Meeting Scholarship Recipient 2015

 Adrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows Conference Scholarship Recipient 2015

Campbell Clinic Program Director’s Award, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017.

  • Awarded for excellence on the Orthopaedic In-Training Exam

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

  • UTMB College of Medicine Chapter, 2012
Leadership Experience

Boston Cares                                                                                                                2017

Chief Resident (elected position)                                                                             2016-17

Big Sib Program at UTMB Galveston                                                                      2010-2012

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mid South                                                              2012

Professional Society Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

American Association for Hand Surgery

New England Hand Society

Massachusetts Medical Society

AO Trauma

Tennessee Orthopaedic Society

Alpha Omega Alpha

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association

Professional Meetings

New England Hand Society Annual Meeting

  • Sturbridge, Massachusetts, December 2017

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

  • San Diego, California, March 2017

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

  • Austin, Texas, September 2016

Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting

  • San Diego, California, October 2015

Tennessee Orthoapedic Society Annual Meeting

  • Nashville, Tennessee, September 2015

American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

  • Seattle, Washington, September 2015

AO Trauma Advanced Course

  • Seattle, Washington, August 2015

Vanderbilt Hand and Upper Extremity Conference

  • Nashville, Tennessee April 2015

Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma Annual Meeting

  • Scholarship Recipient
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2015

Arthroscopy Association of North America Resident Course

  • Rosemont, Illinois, December 2014

AO Trauma Fundamentals Course

  • Marco Island, Florida, June 2014
Personal Interests

Running

  • Completed St. Jude Marathon 2016
  • Completed Nashville Rock’n’ Roll Marathon 2012
  • Member of Memphis Runners Track Club 2012-present
  • 2nd Place Finisher at Move it Memphis 10k 2014
  • 2nd place Finisher at Homerun for Habitat 5k 2014
  • 2nd place Finisher Memphis Jewish Community Center 5k 2013

Other interests

  • Tennis, basketball, reading, traveling.