Lipi Roy, MD

Dr. Lipi Roy is an addiction medicine physician at Greenwich House Center for Healing. She also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Roy firmly believes in treating patients with compassionate, evidence-based, nonjudgmental care.

Previously, she served as Chief of Addiction Medicine for NYC jails including Rikers Island, overseeing substance use treatment and recovery services for the nation’s second-largest jail. Before that, she was a primary care doctor to Boston’s vulnerable homeless population, and served as an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. In addition to caring for incarcerated and homeless men and women, she has served the underserved in Nicaragua and India, as well as New Orleans residents affected by Hurricane Katrina during medical school. Dr. Roy has also provided medical relief to earthquake victims in Haiti and volunteered in the medical tent at the Boston and New York City Marathons.

Dr. Roy is a sought-after international speaker whose mission is to educate and empower the public to make healthy decisions through nutrition, mindfulness and addiction education. She is currently a Forbes contributor and has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, NewsNation and many other networks. Dr. Roy has also published in the Huffington Post, Psychology Today and STAT, and has been featured in the The New York Times, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Cooking Light and

Dr. Roy completed her medical and master’s degrees at Tulane University, followed by residency training in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center. She currently volunteers with the New York City Medical Reserve Corps.