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Associate Director of Undergraduate Medical Student Ultrasound Education

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, TN 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. He was the Emergency Department Ultrasound Director for a busy community ER in Charlotte, NC before coming back to Vanderbilt. His current interests include critical care ultrasound, medical student/resident/fellow education, and quality assurance for ultrasounds performed in the ED. When not working in the ED, he enjoys snowboarding, hiking, and spending time with his daughter and wife, Leah.


Matthew Lipton, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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