Who is Lip Roy? Dr. Lipi Roy is a Physician, Keynote Speaker, writer, Media personality and Expert Witness. She is nationally recognized as an influencer in the field of addiction.

Lip Roy is a doctor who writes about addiction, nutrition, mindfulness as well as social and criminal justice.

Dr Lipi Roy Profile

Name Dr. Lipi Roy
Age 35 – 45 years
Career Physician, Keynote Speaker, Writer
Birth Place Toronto
Husband Unknown Yet

Who Is  Dr Lipi Roy

Dr. Lipi Roy is an internal medicine doctor expertise in addiction medicine and mindfulness. Dr. Lipi Roy works as clinical assistant professor at NYU Langone Health.

As the former Chief of Addiction Medicine for New York City jails including Rikers Island, Dr. Roy oversaw substance use treatment and recovery efforts at the nation’s 2nd-largest jail complex.

Dr Lipi Roy Speaking At Community Service Award Ceremony

She had worked as a primary care doctor to Boston’s vulnerable homeless population among whom the leading cause of death was drug overdose. She was also an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and faculty at Harvard Medical School where she taught Clinical Nutrition and The Healer’s Art for five years.

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The media personality, Dr. Roy has appeared on Dr. Oz, The Tamron Hall Show, CNN, Charlie Rose, CBS New York, WPIX New York and WCVB-Boston.

she has served the underserved in Nicaragua and India, as well as New Orleans residents affected by Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Roy has also provided medical relief to earthquake victims in Haiti, and volunteered in the medical tent at the Boston Marathon.

Dr Lipi Roy Education

Dr Lipi Roy delivering her speech at the Georgetown University

Dr. Roy completed her medical and master’s in public health degrees at Tulane University in New Orleans, followed by residency training in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center.

Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology & Biotech), McMaster Univ, Hamilton, ON

Master of Science (Physiology – Neuroscience), Univ of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Doctor of Medicine (Dual MD/MPH degree program), Tulane Univ, New Orleans, LA

Master of Public Health (International Health), Tulane Univ, New Orleans, LA

Dr Lipi Roy Family

Dr Lipi Roy With Her Parents

Dr Lipi Roy was born in Toronto to Indian immigrants. Her parents instilled in her key values: integrity, hard work, compassion and respect for people from all walks of life.

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Dr Lipi Roy Clinical Training & Certifications

Internal Medicine – Internship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Internal Medicine – Residency, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Board Certification in Addiction Medicine

Dr Lipi Roy Employment and Research Experience

Director of Addiction Medicine & Community Engagement, Urban Recovery, Brooklyn, NY

Medical Director, NY State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), Kingsboro Addiction Treatment Center, Brooklyn, NY

Chief of Addiction Medicine, Correctional Health Services (Rikers Island), NYC Health + Hospitals, New York, NY

Staff Physician, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston, MA

Urgent Care Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Walk-In Unit, Boston, MA

Dr Lipi Roy Academic Appointments

Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School (2011-16)

Instructor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine (2011-16)

Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine (2017 – Present)