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Zachary H. Hopkins
( out of 74 reviews )

Zachary H. Hopkins, MD

Languages spoken: English, Portuguese

Clinical Locations

Midvalley Health Center

Dermatology
Murray
801-581-2955

University of Utah Hospital

Dermatology, Area E
Salt Lake City
801-581-2955
  • Dr. Zachary Hopkins is a is a board-certified dermatologist and member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Society for Investigative Dermatology, and American DermatoEpidemiology Network. He is also pursuing advanced training in autoimmune dermatology with the University of Utah Autoimmune Dermatology group.

    Dr. Hopkins completed his medical school training at the University of Utah School of Medicine followed by a dermatology residency at Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There he developed a passion for complex medical dermatology and autoimmune dermatologic disease. He also worked with a diverse population of patients and learned to appreciate the unique perspectives each patient brings to the visit. His clinical interests include: general dermatology, complex medical dermatology, blistering diseases, dermatomyositis, cutaneous lupus, vasculitis, and complex ulcers.

    Dr. Hopkins is an active clinical researcher studying management of autoimmune disease, including blistering and connective tissue diseases. He is also interested in epidemiology, research design, and promoting high-quality research methodology. Lastly, he is working to validate, develop and implement patient-reported outcome measures to clinical visits. He has authored multiple high-impact journal articles and has spoken at National and International dermatology conferences.

    Dr. Hopkins is originally from Highland, Utah and currently lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and two sons. Together they enjoy spending times in the outdoors, including hiking, skiing, and mountain biking.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Dermatology (Dermatology)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Patient Rating

    5.0 /5
    ( out of 74 reviews )

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    Patient Comments

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    April 24, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Hopkins made me feel very safe and took care of my concerns.

    March 22, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    TWO THUMBS UP!! Dr Hopkins is friendly, warm and able to put one at ease. I'd rate him a "10".

    March 22, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Hopkins was kind and thorough and yet very professional. I want him to check out my husband, also!

    February 25, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr Hopkins is very knowledgeable. He is friendly and professional. He took the time to pay attention to my concerns and answer all my questions

    February 24, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr Hopkins spoke in terms I could understand and let me make choices regarding my care!

    February 23, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    gave alternative treatments.

    February 09, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    He was very personable and thorough.

    January 13, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Hopkins is a kind caring person as well as a good physician

    December 15, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Hopkins is always delightful and warm. He is uniquely dedicated to his patients and doesn¿t give up on resolving complex dermatology problems. He is extremely bright, personable, and I feel very lucky to have him on my healthcare team.

  • Dr. Zachary Hopkins is a is a board-certified dermatologist and member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Society for Investigative Dermatology, and American DermatoEpidemiology Network. He is also pursuing advanced training in autoimmune dermatology with the University of Utah Autoimmune Dermatology group.

    Dr. Hopkins completed his medical school training at the University of Utah School of Medicine followed by a dermatology residency at Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There he developed a passion for complex medical dermatology and autoimmune dermatologic disease. He also worked with a diverse population of patients and learned to appreciate the unique perspectives each patient brings to the visit. His clinical interests include: general dermatology, complex medical dermatology, blistering diseases, dermatomyositis, cutaneous lupus, vasculitis, and complex ulcers.

    Dr. Hopkins is an active clinical researcher studying management of autoimmune disease, including blistering and connective tissue diseases. He is also interested in epidemiology, research design, and promoting high-quality research methodology. Lastly, he is working to validate, develop and implement patient-reported outcome measures to clinical visits. He has authored multiple high-impact journal articles and has spoken at National and International dermatology conferences.

    Dr. Hopkins is originally from Highland, Utah and currently lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and two sons. Together they enjoy spending times in the outdoors, including hiking, skiing, and mountain biking.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Dermatology -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Dermatology (Dermatology)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Fellowship Autoimmune and Complex Medical Dermatology - University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine Fellow
    Dermatology - Broward Health Medical Center Resident
    Internship Preliminary Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Intern
    Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Neuroscience - Brigham Young University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Prez-Chada LM, Hopkins ZH, Balak DMW, Rashid S, Creadore A, Chu B, Villa C, Woodbury MJ, Armstrong AW, Strand V, Gottlieb AB, Merola JF, Barbieri JS (2024). Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Psoriasis: A Systematic Review. JAMA Dermatol. (Read full article)
    2. Hopkins ZH, Jimenez A, Taliercio VL, Clarke JT, Hansen CB, Hull CM, Rhoads JLW, Zone JJ, Sahni VN, Kean J, Secrest AM (2023). Skin-Related Quality of Life During Autoimmune Bullous Disease Course. JAMA Dermatol, 159(11), 1185-1194. (Read full article)
    3. Hopkins Z, Diaz O, Kaprive JF, Carlisle R, Moreno C, Bommareddy K, Sheikh N, Frost Z, Akhtar A, Secrest AM (2023). Methods Reporting Quality and its Association with Methods Section Length: A Cross-sectional Assessment of STROBE and CONSORT Reporting Adherence in Top-cited Dermatology Journals. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol, 16(7), 54-62. (Read full article)
    4. Kuceki G, Snyder AM, Hopkins ZH, Secrest AM (2023). A survey of United States dermatologists' knowledge, attitudes, and practices with intramuscular triamcinolone. Arch Dermatol Res. (Read full article)
    5. Elkeeb DM, Hopkins ZH, Bolender CM, Moreno C, Florell SR, Bowen AR, Vitale P, Zussman J, Duffy K, Grossman D, Secrest AM, Wada DA (2022). A Single-Institution Cohort Study With Nevi of Special Site: Recurrence, Progression to Melanoma, and Patterns of Management. Am J Dermatopathol, 45(1), 28-39. (Read full article)
    6. Hopkins ZH, Kuceki G, Taliercio VL, Snyder AM, Stoddard GJ, Duffin KC, Hess R, Secrest AM (2022). Evaluation of Skindex-16 construct validity in routinely collected psoriasis data: a retrospective analysis of the relationship between overall physician global assessment scores and Skindex-16 and measure discordance. Arch Dermatol Res. (Read full article)
    7. Hopkins ZH, Thiboutot D, Homsi HA, Perez-Chada LM, Barbieri JS (2023). Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Acne Vulgaris: A Systematic Review of Measure Development and Measurement Properties. JAMA Dermatol, 158(8), 900-911. (Read full article)
    8. Hopkins ZH, Carlisle RP, Frost ZE, Curtis JA, Ferris LK, Secrest AM (2022). Risk Factors and Predictors of Survival Among Patients with Amelanotic Melanoma Compared to Melanotic Melanoma in the National Cancer Database. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol, 14(12), 36-43. (Read full article)
    9. Flint ND, Rhoads JLW, Carlisle R, Ferrel M, Hopkins ZH, Secrest AM (2021). The continued inappropriate use and overuse of combination topical clotrimazole-betamethasone. Dermatol Online J, 27(8). (Read full article)
    10. Secrest AM, Hopkins ZH, Frost ZE, Taliercio VL, Edwards LD, Biber JE, Chen SC, Chren MM, Ferris LK, Kean J, Hess R, Dermatology PRO Consortium (2020). Quality of Life Assessed Using Skindex-16 Scores Among Patients With Acne Receiving Isotretinoin Treatment. JAMA Dermatol, 156(10), 1098-1106. (Read full article)
    11. Carlisle RP, Flint ND, Hopkins ZH, Eliason MJ, Duffin KC, Secrest AM (2020). Administrative Burden and Costs of Prior Authorizations in a Dermatology Department. JAMA Dermatol, 156(10), 1074-1078. (Read full article)
    12. Hopkins ZH, Moreno C, Secrest AM (2020). Influence of Social Media on Cosmetic Procedure Interest. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol, 13(1), 28-31. (Read full article)
    13. Nufer TM, Merrill C, Friend L, Hopkins Z, Boyce Z, Edwards JG (2019). Expression of type I mGluRs predicts plasticity in the hippocampal stratum radiatum interneurons. Neurosci Lett, 712, 134472. (Read full article)
    14. Hopkins ZH, Secrest AM (2018). Public Health Implications of Google Searches for Sunscreen, Sunburn, Skin Cancer, and Melanoma in the United States. Am J Health Promot, 33(4), 611-615. (Read full article)
    15. Hopkins ZH, Moreno C, Carlisle R, Secrest AM (2019). Melanoma prognosis in the United States: Identifying barriers for improved care. J Am Acad Dermatol, 80(5), 1256-1262. (Read full article)
    16. Hopkins ZH, Secrest AM (2018). An international comparison of Google searches for sunscreen, sunburn, skin cancer, and melanoma: Current trends and public health implications. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed, 35(2), 87-92. (Read full article)
    17. Hopkins ZH, Boothe D, Hitchcock YJ (2019). Radiotherapy for parotid malignancies: patterns of care and impact on overall survival. J Radiat Oncol, 8, 63-72.
    18. Hopkins ZH, Carlisle R, Secrest AM (2019). Using Google Search Data for Sunburn as a Surrogate for Sunburn Prevalence in the United States. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol, 12(2), 32-36. (Read full article)
    19. Hopkins Z, Witt BL, Monroe MM, Bowen GM, Bowen AR, Lloyd S (2017). Large, Nodulocystic Acneiform Eruption Following Radiotherapy for a Squamous Cell Carcinoma Recurrence in the Cervical Lymphatics. Reports in Cancer and Treatment, 1-4.
    20. Hopkins Z, E Poruk K, Agarwal J, Poppe M (2017). Local and Locoregional Disease Free Survival in Patients Receiving NSM or SSM Compared with Conventional Mastectomy. Int J Clin Oncol, 4(2), 1-6.
    21. Boothe D, Hopkins Z, Frandsen J, Lloyd S (2016). Comparison of external beam radiation and brachytherapy to external beam radiation alone for unresectable extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Oncol, 7(4), 580-7. (Read full article)
    22. Merrill CB, Friend LN, Newton ST, Hopkins ZH, Edwards JG (2015). Ventral tegmental area dopamine and GABA neurons: Physiological properties and expression of mRNA for endocannabinoid biosynthetic elements. Sci Rep, 5, 16176. (Read full article)

    Case Report

    1. Elkeeb D, Hopkins Z, Miles RR, Halwani A, Wada D (2019). Ominous cutaneous presentation of acute myeloid leukemia without peripheral blood involvement upon initial presentation and relapse: case report and literature review. Eur J Dermatol, 28(6), 809-817. (Read full article)
    2. Elkeeb D, Hopkins Z, Wada D, Rhoads JLW (2018). A case of primary cutaneous malakoplakia in a cardiac transplant recipient. JAAD Case Rep, 4(10), 982-984. (Read full article)
    3. Elkeeb D, Hopkins Z, Florell SR (2018). Pure testicular choriocarcinoma presenting as a friable hemorrhagic nodule on the lip. JAAD Case Rep, 4(7), 705-707. (Read full article)
    4. Hopkins Z, Frigerio A, Clarke JT (2018). Acute localized exanthematous pustulosis (ALEP) caused by lamotrigine. JAAD Case Rep, 4(7), 645-647. (Read full article)

    Editorial

    1. Hopkins ZH, Perez Chada LM, Duffin KC (2023). Defining what matters through core outcomes set development: Uniting stakeholder perspectives, empowering patient voices. Br J Dermatol. (Read full article)
    2. Hopkins ZH, Han G, Tejasvi T, Deda LC, Goldberg R, Kennedy J, Arey S, Mathis JG, Balk R, Miller J, Secrest AM, Farah R, Lipoff JB (2022). Teledermatology During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Future Directions. Cutis, 109(1), 12-13. (Read full article)

    Letter

    1. Hopkins ZH, Wu BC, Nousari CH (2021). Rituximab versus Mycophenolate Mofetil in Pemphigus Vulgaris. [Letter to the editor]. N Engl J Med, 385(11), 1055-1056. (Read full article)
    2. Kennedy J, Arey S, Hopkins Z, Tejasvi T, Farah R, Secrest AM, Lipoff JB (2022). Dermatologist Perceptions of Teledermatology Implementation and Future Use After COVID-19: Demographics, Barriers, and Insights. [Letter to the editor]. JAMA Dermatol, 157(5), 595-597. (Read full article)
    3. Hopkins ZH, Secrest AM (2020). Clarification Regarding Noninferiority and a Discussion of Model Selection and Treatment Effects in Observational Research. [Letter to the editor]. JAMA Dermatol, 156(9), 1028-1029. (Read full article)
    4. Gaufin M, Hess R, Hopkins ZH, Biber JE, Secrest AM (2019). Practical screening for depression in dermatology: using technology to improve care. [Letter to the editor]. Br J Dermatol, 182(3), 786-787. (Read full article)
    5. Secrest AM, Chren MM, Hopkins ZH, Chen SC, Ferris LK, Hess R (2019). Benefits to patient care of electronically capturing patient-reported outcomes in dermatology. [Letter to the editor]. Br J Dermatol, 181(4), 826-827. (Read full article)
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