"Bringing humanity back to health care."

Edward Rippel, MD, FACP

Nationally Recognized Leader in Patient-Centered Care

Dr. Rippel is a Board Certified Internist and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP). Quinnipiac Internal Medicine, PC, his primary care practice, is a nationally recognized leader in patient-centered care.

Dr. Rippel is Connecticut’s first solo provider recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a top-level Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). NCQA, the leader in health care accreditation, describes PCMH as:

“…a model of care that puts patients at the forefront….Research shows that PCMHs improve quality and the patient experience, and increase staff satisfaction—while reducing healthcare costs. Practices that earn recognition have made a commitment to continuous quality improvement and a patient-centered approach to care.”

Dr. Rippel’s patient-centered approach results in a superior patient experience and improved outcomes.


Preventive Care

A big part of staying healthy means taking preventive measures, especially screening for early disease detection and immunizations, to avoid illnesses.

Managing chronc disease

Chronic Disease Management

Properly managing chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, can reduce or prevent complications, such as heart attack and stroke, and improve quality of life.


Acute Care

When you don’t feel well, having a visit with our providers, with whom you have an ongoing relationship, eliminates diagnostic guesswork and results in better outcomes at lower costs.