Elena Hopkins, CPNP

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Craniofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Plastic Surgery

Work and Education

Professional Education

MS, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1986

RNFA, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 1998

BS, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1977

Board Certifications

ANCC-certified PNP

Research Interests

Critical Airway, Pierre Robin, Perception of Care

Honors and Award

ROSE award x 3

New York Times Nurse of the Year


Looby,J, Schendel,S, Lorenz,P, Hopkins,E, Aizenbud,D. Airway Analysis: Bilateral Distraction of the Infant Mandible. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, March 2009.

Aizenbud,D, Molina,H, Thimmappa,B, Hopkins,E, Schendel,S. Curvilinear Mandibular Distraction Results and Long Term Stability Effects in a Group of 40 Patients. Plastic and Reconstructive Journal, Sept 2009.