About Dr. Groopman
Dr. Groopman was born in 1952 in New York City. He completed his undergraduate education at the State University of New York with a B.S. in Environmental Science
and a B.S. in Biology. He completed his Doctorate of Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine in 1978. He completed his medical internship and residency in Internal Medicine in 1981 at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University.
After practicing full-time Emergency Medicine for more than 20 years, Dr. Groopman began training in Medical Acupuncture. In 2000, after extensive training at the Helms Medical Institute/Stanford University, Dr. Groopman began practicing Medical Acupuncture.
During Dr. Groopman's career he has achieved board certifications in the following
medical specialties: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Medical Acupuncture.
Dr. Groopman is a Clinical Preceptor at the Helms Medical Institute (the physician training program in Medical Acupuncture) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the VCU Medical Center Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
Dr. Groopman has practiced medicine in the Richmond area for more than 30 years.
He is well known by other physicians in the community and has an established network of specialists to whom he refers when necessary. His reputation and relationships with other physicians in the Richmond area can expedite the referral process and in urgent situations, result in a timely specialist evaluation if necessary.
Dr. Groopman is married and has 2 grown children.