Dr. Lopina was born the 6th of 8 children into a loving family in a small
rural town in Wisconsin. He spent most of his young life in Winston-Salem,
NC. In 1992, he graduated from Bishop McGuinness High School, where he
was Valedictorian, Student Council President, and Captain of the varsity
soccer team. Dr. Lopina has two degrees from UNC Chapel Hill. In 1996,
he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with highest distinction.
In 2000, he received a Doctorate in Medicine (MD). In 2003, he completed
his residency training in Family Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist
Medical Center in Winston-Salem, where he received 2 teaching awards.
Since joining Newton Family Physicians in 2003, he has served as Chairman
of the Department of Family Medicine at Catawba Valley Medical Center,
provided free medical care at St. Joseph's Good Samaritan Clinic in
Newton, and volunteered as team physician for the Newton-Conover High
School Varsity Football Team.
Dr. Lopina practices full service Family Medicine, with the exception of
Obstetrics. He cares for newborns, children, adolescents, and adults.
He performs minor surgical procedures in the office. His specific area
of interest is Pediatrics.
Dr. Lopina lives in Newton with his wife and 3 young children. He and his
family are parishioners at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Newton. He enjoys
playing and listening to music, staying fit, spending time outdoors, and
most of all, spending time with his family. He is currently a den leader
for Cub Scout Pack 383 in Conover.