Plastic Surgery Center

Dr. Michael S. Hopkins



     With his warm smile, endearing charm and sympathetic nature, Dr. Hopkins epitomizes what one looks for in a Plastic Surgeon. Albuquerque Plastic Surgeon From your initial contact, through surgery and into your follow-up appointments, one thing is clear: you are in the presence of a compassionate and skilled professional who wants nothing more than to provide you with the best possible care. Dr. Hopkins takes tremendous pride in his work and is a true perfectionist. What sets Dr. Hopkins apart from other physicians is the amount of time he spends with his patients. Always eager to answer questions and alleviate any anxiety, Albuquerque Plastic Surgeon Dr. Hopkins wants you to understand the surgical process and procedure, what you can expect as a result, and what recovery will be like.

     Dr. Hopkins was born and raised in Flanders, New Jersey, and earned his undergraduate degree with high honors from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He completed his doctor of medicine degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey. He obtained his general surgery residency at the prestigious Yale University Medical School in New Haven Connecticut. Dr. Hopkins received his Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he also completed a Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship.

     Dr. Hopkins came to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1997 to join the Cosmetic and Reconstructive practice at Lovelace Health Systems and has received respect from patients and colleagues for his surgical expertise. He is currently the director of the Plastic Surgery Center, P.C., a role assumed from the now retired Richard A. Gooding, M.D. Dr. Hopkins resides in Albuquerque with his wife and two children.