C. Thomas Hopkins Jr., MD

Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon

Thomas Hopkins
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Board Certified Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Specialist in Central GA

Dr. Hopkins is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon and Board Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. A Griffin, Georgia native, Dr. Hopkins is very involved in his community and many state organizations. His special interests are in sports injuries, arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder, ACL reconstruction (primary and revision), shoulder instability and rotator cuff pathology, total joint replacement (knee, hip, and shoulder), and fracture care. 

Dr. Hopkins served in the United States Air Force as a flight surgeon and later as an orthopaedic surgeon caring for our airmen and their dependants. He currently serves as Chair of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. Dr. Hopkins is a board member of MAG Mutual Insurance Company and United Bank Corporation.

Dr. Hopkins has authored multiple medical journal articles and enjoys speaking to groups about orthopaedic issues.



Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine


AO Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma, Toronto


Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta

Medical Degree

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta


WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital
Active Member Of
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Dr. Hopkins’s Orthopaedic Specialties

Hip Replacement and Surgery in Central Georgia

  • Total hip joint replacement and revision
  • Fracture management
  • Arthritis
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Impingement
  • Tendon repair
  • Tendonitis
  • Joint restoration/preservation
  • Labral repair

Knee Care and Surgery

  • Total knee joint replacement and revision
  • Cartilage injuries and restoration
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Meniscus repairs
  • Fracture care

Treatment for Shoulder Injuries and Conditions

  • Total shoulder joint replacement
  • Bankart repair
  • Bursitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Fracture care
  • Rotator cuff pathology
  • Arthritis
  • Joint restoration/preservation
  • Labral repairs

Sports Medicine Services in Griffin

  • Arthroscopy
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair
  • Meniscus tears
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Fracture care
  • Joint restoration/preservation

Dr. Hopkins’s Advanced Practice Provider

Johnna Johnson

Johnna Johnson, PA-C

Awards and Affiliations