Phillip C. Hoopes, Jr., MD

Get to Know Dr. Phillip C. Hoopes, Jr.: Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and Corneal Specialist at Hoopes Vision.

Learn about Dr. Hoopes' medical background, surgical expertise, and research contributions to the field of ophthalmology.

Dr. Phillip C. Hoopes, Jr. is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained corneal specialist. He is the medical director of EyeSurg of Utah, Hoopes Vision's on-site ambulatory surgery center. After graduating from Brigham Young University, Dr. Hoopes, Jr. he received medical training at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He stayed at Wake Forest for his internship and residency in ophthalmology, where he was co-chief resident in his final year, while the clinical ophthalmology program was ranked in the top ten nationwide. After residency, he completed a cornea and external disease fellowship at the prestigious Eye Consultants of Atlanta.

Upon completing his fellowship training, Dr. Hoopes, Jr. joined Hoopes Vision as a cornea, cataract, and LASIK surgeon. He has become well-known for his surgical expertise and his embrace of new technology and clinical research. After taking part in the clinical trials, Dr. Hoopes, Jr. was the first surgeon in America to perform the KAMRA corneal inlay procedure after FDA approval. EyeSurg of Utah was the first surgery center in the world to feature multiple cataract laser systems. Dr. Hoopes, Jr. has published and presented papers and articles at national and international conferences of ophthalmic surgeons. Dr. Hoopes, Jr. is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Hoopes, Jr. is the father of 4 children and lives in Lehi, Utah.


  • PRK
  • Cataract Surgery
  • ICL
  • Corneal Specialist (Intacs, Corneal Crosslinking, Corneal Transplant)