While he spent most of his young life in Winston-Salem with his seven brothers
and sisters, Dr. Lopina is originally from a small rural town in Wisconsin.
After graduating as valedictorian from Bishop McGuinness High School, where
he was Student Council President, and Captain of the varsity soccer team,
he earned two degrees from UNC Chapel Hill.
Prior to completing his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical
Center and earning two teaching awards, he received a Doctorate of Medicine
at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Dr. Lopina has served as Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine
at Catawba Valley Health System and has provided free medical care at
St. Joseph's Good Samaritan Clinic in Newton. He also volunteers as
team physician for the Newton-Conover High School Varsity Football Team.
Dr. Lopina practices all aspects of family medicine, with the exception
of obstetrics. He cares for a wide array of patients from newborns and
children to adolescents and adults and has a special interest in pediatrics.
He also performs minor surgical procedures in the office.
Dr. Lopina lives in Newton with his wife and three children. He and his
family serve as parishioners at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Newton and
he is currently a Cub Scout Pack leader in Conover. When he is not working,
he enjoys exercising, playing and listening to music, spending time outdoors
and with his family.