Richard N. Lopatin MD, FACP, FACG

Richard N. Lopatin MD, FACP, FACG



  • Wesleyan University, BA
  • Cornell University Medical School, MD

Postdoctoral Training:

  • New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center (Internship and Residency)
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) (Bethesda, MD; GI Fellowship)
  • Yale Medical Center (GI Fellowship)

Year Joined:

  • 1979


  • Rich entered the practice when it was still an internal medicine group with some GI emphasis, and participated in its evolution into a state-of-the-art gastroenterology subspeciality practice with an in-house ambulatory endoscopy center.
  • His professional interests include the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic gastrointestinal disorders, and the endoscopic procedures related to this endeavor.

Board Certifications:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate, Subspecialty of Gastroenterology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Societies:

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society For Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology


  • Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Wesleyan University
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Cornell Medical School

On a Personal Note:

  • Rich is an avid skier, but he is not going downhill yet.
  • “Being a physician runs in my family.  I am a happy and willing product of environmental determinism.”