Edward Rippel, MD, FACP
Edward Rippel, MD, FACP, graduated from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He was an Intern at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, and did his residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ. After completing his training, Dr. Rippel was an Attending Physician with the United States Public Health Service, serving as a Commissioned Corps Officer at locations designated as areas of health manpower shortage from 1990 -1993. When his Commissioned Corps term ended, Dr. Rippel practiced as a Primary Care Internist in Hamden, CT’s largest Primary Care group from 1993 – 1999. When that practice was dissolved, Dr. Rippel established his own independent practice, Quinnipiac Internal Medicine, P.C. Considered by many as a beacon for other practices, Dr. Rippel has repeatedly received top tier national level honors including the highly coveted recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home. Dr. Rippel was named Physician of the Year by Business New Haven Magazine in 2012 for being the first solo physician to receive this recognition. This also resulted in Dr. Rippel being a recipient of the Primary Care Leadership award from the Connecticut Center for Primary Care. Fluent in Spanish and conversant in Italian, Dr. Rippel also provides care to patients in their native languages. Dr. Rippel’s interests outside the practice of medicine include spending time with family and friends, and exploring other cultures through their foods and languages. Recognizing the importance of self-care, Dr. Rippel engages in a variety of physical fitness activities on a regular basis, as well as mindfulness techniques including meditation, Tai Chi, and Qigong. .