Kevin D. Hopkins

Primary Care Medical Director

Dr. Hopkins has been a Staff Physician in the Department of Family Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic since 2005. He is also the Primary Care Medical Director for Cleveland Clinic Community Care, the Cleveland Clinic’s population health institute.


Over the past several years he has become a recognized leader and national speaker in the field of Caregiver burnout and ambulatory practice re-design and transformation. Dr. Hopkins has led the transition of his primary care group to a model of Value-Based Care and is continuing to leverage an advanced team-based care practice model as a vehicle to achieve the goals of population management.  In 2017 & 2018, Dr. Hopkins’ practice lead the design, development, and implementation of a Populations Management Primary Care practice model for the whole of Cleveland Clinic.


Dr. Hopkins completed his residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio serving as Chief Resident after graduating from Wright State University School of Medicine. His undergraduate degree is from The University of Toledo. Dr. Hopkins enjoys teaching, both clinically and for personal/professional development. He holds an academic appointment with Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and teaches within the Cleveland Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program. He is also a faculty instructor for the Cleveland Clinic Global Leadership and Learning Institute. Dr. Hopkins is a Senior Physician Advisor with the Practice Transformation Initiative for the American Medical Association (AMA) and has previously served as a physician advisor for Google Health.

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