Dr. Lipton is a California native who completed his undergraduate studies at University of California, San Diego where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry/Cell Biology. He then moved to Chicago where he earned his medical degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. During his 4th year in medical school, he was nominated into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society for his leadership abilities and his educational achievement. After graduating medical school, he moved to Nashville to complete his residency in Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University. Following his residency, he moved to Salt Lake City, UT to complete a fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound at the University of Utah. Before coming back to Vanderbilt, he was the Emergency Department Ultrasound Director for a busy community ER in Charlotte, NC. His current interests include critical care ultrasound, medical student/resident/fellow education, and quality assurance for point-of-care ultrasounds performed in the ED. In 2023, he obtained testamur status of the Examination of Special Competence in Critical Care Echocardiography (CCEeXAM) from the National Board of Echocardiography, which highlights his commitment to advanced education in critical care ultrasound. When not working in the ED, he enjoys snowboarding, hiking, golfing, and spending time with his son, daughter, and wife, Leah.
Matthew Lipton, MD
Assistant Fellowship Director, Division of Emergency Ultrasound
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine