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Dr. Alexander Kopp, MD

Gastroenterologist, Internist, Primary Care Doctor

DR. KOPP is board-certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Our practice specializes in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Internal Medicine and Primary Care. We offer personalized and outstanding healthcare to our patients. We are available and easily accessible. Our practice office staff is particularly attentive to our patients' needs, and admired by all our patients. Dr. Kopp has extensive training and experience in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He was trained at the exceptional Harvard Medical School associated hospitals in Boston, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He has earned his MD at the University Of Zurich Medical School in Switzerland. Since 2000 Dr. Kopp has led a successful Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine private practice at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Our gastroenterology procedures are performed at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, one of the town's best state-of the-art facilities. In addition to our Internal Medicine practice, Dr. Kopp's Gastroenterology specialty includes diagnostic and therapeutic Colonoscopy, Screening for Colon Cancer, diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopy, Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett’s Esophagus evaluation, Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy, and Hemorrhoidal Band Ligation. Many of our patients have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Colon Cancer, Pancreas Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Celiac Disease, Hemorrhoids, Acid Reflux, Swallowing Difficulties, Peptic Ulcer Disease, and a wide spectrum of Liver Disease. Dr. Kopp is known to be personable, accommodating, and reliable, and surrounds himself with an attentive support team. He is well connected with the medical staff at the area’s top hospitals. LAWNA WIGLE is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She completed training as a Registered Nurse in Nova Scotia, Canada, then worked for over 10 years in various areas of specialty including urology, vascular surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, burns, trauma, and also as a liver transplant coordinator. She continued her studies in 2008, at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill graduating in 2010 as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She specializes in the treatment of liver disease, liver transplant and family practice. Lawna’s patients describe her as friendly, compassionate, and dedicated.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • APWU
  • Aetna


  • Internist
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Primary Care Doctor

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Hospital affiliations

  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Board certifications

  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Universität Zürich Medizinische Fakultät
  • Harvard University, New England Deaconess Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Harvard University, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Fellowship in Nutrition

Professional memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Serbo-Croatian

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Dr. Alexander Kopp

2000 Washington St., Suite 542

Newton, MA 02462

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