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Linda Hopkins, MD

Associate Professor

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Mailing Address: 490 Illinois St, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143
Practice Phone: 415/353-2566

Research/Clinical Interests

Fetal anomalies, fetal surgery, fetal brain development, fetal treatment, prenatal diagnosis and palliative care.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
1991 Stanford University B.S. Biology
1998 Northwestern University, Chicago M.D Medicine
2002 University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology
2003 University of California, San Francisco ATCR Epidemiology and Biostatistics
2005 University of California, San Franisco Fellowship Maternal Fetal Medicine

Achievements & Recognition

1995  Meredith Benjamin Memorial Award, Northwestern University Medical School
1997 Alpha Omega Alpha, Northwestern University Chapter of AOA
2002 Evidence-Based Medicine Scholars Award, University of California San Francisco Residency Program
2007 Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award for Faculty Members, University of California, San Francisco

Selected Publications

Cheng YW, Delaney SS, Hopkins LM, Caughey AB. The association between the first stage of labor, mode of delivery, and perinatal outcomes in women undergoing induction of labor. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009. Nov; 201 (5):477.

Greenberg MB, Cheng YM, Sullivan M, Norton ME, Hopkins LM, Caughey AB. Does length of labor vary by maternal age? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Oct; 197 (4):428.e1-7.

Cheng YM, Hopkins LM, Laros RK Jr., Caughey AB. Duration of the second stage of labor in multiparous women: maternal and neonatal outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jun; 196(6):585.e.1-6

Norton ME, Hopkins LM, Pena S, Krantz D, Caughey AB. First trimester combined screening: experience with an instant results approach. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jun; 196(6):606.e1-5.