Meet The Doctor
Clay Hopkins, DC, DABFP has built a solid reputation for over 30 years based on the sound principle of delivering professional, high-quality health care services in his Clinics. His education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in Social and Behavioral Sciences followed by a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri.
He takes pride in moving aggressively to accurately diagnose his patient’s condition so an appropriate treatment plan can be determined by a team of professionals including diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, orthopedics, neurology, pain management, dental, psychological and psychiatric professionals.
He has achieved Diplomate Status with the American Board of Forensic Professionals making him the only Board Certified Forensic Chiropractor in the Tampa Bay area. This is one of the few certifications that meet the rigorous requirements of the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine and requirements mandated by Florida Statutes. Dr. Hopkins focuses his practice in the area of medico legal cases and is often called on for his testimony as an “expert” by the court system. The Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine and the Florida Bar have approved Dr. Hopkins for providing continuing education classes to Chiropractic physicians as well as licensed Florida attorneys. He has testified in numerous cases in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Sarasota county Courts.
Dr. Hopkins was honored to be inducted as a Lifetime Perpetual Member of the International College of Chiropractic, Inc. in 2010. The organization was formed in 1938 to promote the philosophy, science and art of chiropractic and to promote the teaching and the study of chiropractic. The ICCI is a non profit organization that encourages a high code of ethics among practitioners, researchers, educators and others in the chiropractic profession.
The Fellow designation is bestowed upon those whose contributions have made or who will make significant impact upon the science of chiropractic and to those who render valuable and meritorious service to the profession.
He is a Certified Florida Workers Compensation Provider and Certified by the State of Florida to practice Acupuncture. He is the Past President of the American Board of Forensic Professionals, Past President of the Pinellas County Chiropractic Society and served as the Delegate representative to the American Chiropractic Association for the northern half of Florida for several years.
Dr. Hopkins recent professional vision has materialized in his current Clinic with the blending of traditional medical, chiropractic and physical therapy professionals to provide a comprehensive system for optimum care of his patients. As times change, Dr. Hopkins has demonstrated his ability to be the forerunner of the changing face of health care. Motivated by his appreciation of the human form and function, Dr. Hopkins has lead the way in morphing Hopkins Clinic into a multi dimensional practice of functional medicine with a focus on aesthetic and cosmetic medicine. With the current interest of America in “looking and feeling great”, Dr. Hopkins has introduced multiple therapeutic treatments in the practice to allow his patients to attain their goals and transform their appearance, self-esteem and life experience. By combining professionals from the art and science of medicine, physical therapy, chiropractic, massage therapy and aestheticians, the patients at Hopkins Clinic now enjoy the benefits of feeling great and feeling great about the way they look. Take the time to call and schedule an appointment now to find out how Hopkins Clinic can help you transform into the person you want to be.
For a FREE no obligation consultation or for more information please contact Hopkins Clinic at 727-544-3330 today.