Dr. Edward Rippel, MD

Dr. Edward Rippel, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Edward Rippel, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1987 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

1952 Whitney Ave

Hamden, CT 06517

Contact Information

(203) 287-7500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
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Dr. Rippel's Experience

Dr. Rippel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Rippel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rippel "Dr. Edward Rippel is a Board Certified Internist providing care to the Hamden/greater New Haven, CT community since 1993. A graduate of New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, Dr. Rippel was an intern at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, and a resident at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ. Prior to coming to Hamden, Dr. Edward Rippel was an Attending Physician with the U.S. Public Health Service, at locations as diverse as Littleton, Colorado and Spanish Harlem. In 1993, Dr. Rippel joined the largest Primary Care group in the Hamden community, where he practiced until January 1999, when the practice was dissolved by its owners. Immediately following, he started his own practice, Quinnipiac Internal Medicine, P.C. In the summer of 2009, Dr. Rippel was given national recognition for the period August 2009-August 2012 by NCQA, the National Committee on Quality Assurance, for superior care in Diabetes, followed by Recognition in their Heart/Stroke Recognition Program in 2010. In 2011, Dr, Edward Rippel became Connecticut's first solo provider to be recognized as a Patient Centered Medical Home. On the heels of this achievement, Dr. Rippel was named Physician of the Year by Business New Haven/New Haven Magazine. In 2015, Dr. Rippel was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. For several years, Dr. Rippel has been on the Faculty of Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, providing supervision and education to medical students at the Yale Primary Care Center. Being fluent in Spanish and conversant in Italian, Dr. Rippel provides care to non—English speaking patients in their native language, offering them a higher level of comfort."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rippel "Dr. Edward Rippel utilizes state of the art technology to provide comprehensive primary care in a warm caring environment. Patients are treated as individuals, and care plans include the most current national guidelines as well as patient preferences."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

221  Conditions Treated


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28  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • HIV Screening
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Immunization
  • International Travel Prophylactic Medication
  • International Travel Vaccination
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Morristown Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rippel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rippel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rippel to family and friends
75 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (75)

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Dr. Rippel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

He is an excellent doctor. Very thorough and takes the time to explain your diagnosis and treatment plan in layman's terms that are easy to understand. He makes you feel comfortable in his care and treatment. My former PCP of 37 years retired and a friend highly recommended Dr. Rippel to me and I'm...more
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Dr Rippel and his staff at Quinnipiac Internal Medicine are the best! I never feel rushed and I always feel heard with Dr Rippel. He is a patient listener and he is willing to spend time in answering my questions. I had recently moved to a town a bit further away but I would rather drive the...more
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He is a very nice doctor, very encouraging, although can have a slight "Holier than thou" attitude, he takes some time getting used to, just like any other doctor. Be prepared for Blood tests and urine tests on the spot, Pneumonia and Hepatitis vaccines, etc. on your first visit. His RPNA is...more
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I am a retired internist/cardiologist. My wife and I moved from MA to Hamden, CT in May 2017. I reasearched extensively and found Dr. E. Rippel's credentials to be the best in Hamden. Our 1st visit proved it. He was very nice and was willing to communicate any way we wanted. His office staff was...more
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Dr. Rippel is very patient-centric. He is quick to respond to patient questions, provides thorough answers, and best of all he listens... a rare trait in medicine these days. I have even had him call me to see is everything is okay. There is framed magazine article done years ago comparing Dr....more
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