Sarah Lapey, MD


Sarah E. Lapey, MD

Associate Professor/Clinical

Personal Statement:

Sarah Lapey MD, FACP is an Associate Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Clinical interests include the evaluation/management of all varieties of liver disease including Chronic Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH), and cirrhosis. She is most passionate about treating patients with Chronic Hepatitis C with the new direct-acting oral agents offering high cure rates. Additional interests include global health, medical education and medical humanities. Outside of work, hobbies include fitness activities, with a love for all Peloton classes (bike/tread/mat); music, piano performance; spiritual development; nature appreciation and gardening; travel and global health service work. Fluent in Spanish.


2000-2003: Internal Medicine Residency/Internship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
2000: Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1993: BA in English, Undergraduate: Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Awards & Accomplishments

ACES Top 25 Preceptors Award, 2006-2009

“America’s Top Physicians” 2008- present


Corona, Patel, Mathur, Ajumobi, Lunsford, Frazier, Stauch, Lapey, Poy, “Ascites Module for Third-Year Medical Students: Group Based Learning Workshop on the diagnosis, workup and management of ascites,”, 2017

Cardell DL, Lapey S, Conde MV, “Hypertension.” In: Linn WD, Wofford MR, O’Keefe ME, Posey LM, eds. Pharmacotherapy in Primary Care. New York: McGraw Hill Medical, 2009.

Lapey S, McCarter J, Verghese A, “From the House of God to the House of Siemens: Bedside Skills Thirty Years Later.” In: Kohn M, Donley C eds. Return to The House of God: Medical Resident Education 1978-2008. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2008.

Lapey S “Learning from the Youngest Patients,” Harvard Medical School Alumni Bulletin, Spring, 1999.