Dr. Thomas Hopkins, MD

Dr. Thomas Hopkins, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Thomas Hopkins, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

16030 Ventura Blvd Ste 400

Encino, CA 91436

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  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hopkins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
very high
more than 85% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
normal
more than 73% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 63% of peers

Dr. Hopkins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Discitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Meningiomas
  • Middle Back Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
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72  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Decompression
  • Decompression Surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Intraoperative Electrophysiologic Monitoring 
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Decompression Therapy
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelography
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Physical Therapy
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Columbus Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hopkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hopkins' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hopkins to family and friends
29 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Hopkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Kind and compassionate. Actually listens to you! He is thorough and puts you at ease during your appointment. He operated on my back years ago and there has been no pain since...Great surgeon!
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Extremely competent, compassionate, professional doctor. Would never trust anyone else with my spine. Anyone who is aware of the risks involved with spinal surgery knows that only a doctor who has the confidence in his ability and skill can be trusted. Dr. Hopkins exemplifies consummate...more
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