Dr. Alexander Kopp attended medical school in Zurich Switzerland, one of the premier medical schools in Europe. After graduating from medical school he trained in Internal Medicine in Switzerland.

Dr. Kopp completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and subsequently completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Since December of 2000 Dr. Kopp is an active member of the medical staff at Newton-Wellesley Hospital where he practices Gastroenterology-Hepatology and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Kopp is board-certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American College of Physicians, and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

He is on staff at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Metro West Medical Center in Natick. His areas of special interest include general gastroenterology and hepatology and in particular, gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s Esophagus, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, colon and gastrointestinal cancer prevention, inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome.

In his spare time, Dr. Kopp enjoys classical and jazz music, playing viola and clarinet, walks and plays with his Beagle dog Beethoven and in particular spending time with his wife Elka, who runs his medical practice as office manager.

Thesis:
Dr. med. (Doctor of Medicine), University of Zurich School of Medicine Zurich, Switzerland
Infant Mortality and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in the Area of Winterthur and Zurich – A Comparative Study of 255
Autopsied Infants Prof., Dr. Med. G. Molz, University of Zurich-Irchel, Switzerland 1997

Bibliography:
Inherited Metabolic Myopathy and Hemolysis Due to a Mutation in Aldolase A, New England Journal of Medicine, Letter to the Editor N Engl J Med 1996;335:1242 Alexander Kopp, M.D., Bruce R. Bistrian, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Medicine, division of Clinical Nutrition, New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Beta Amyloid Does Not Activate The Antioxidant Pentose Phosphate Pathway Within the B12 Neural Cell Line, NeuroReport, vol 8, No 5, March 1997, Alexander Kopp and R.C. Stanton, Department of Medicine, Renal Division, New England Deaconess Hospital, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Anaerobic Septic Bursitis: Case Report and Review, Clinical Infectious Disease, 1996; 22: 879 Peter A. Fisher, Alexander Kopp, Elena M. Massarotti.

Amyloid B Cytotoxicity is Associated with Deficient Activation of an Oxidative Stress regulatory Pathway in Neural Cells, Oral Presentation, 26th Annual Meeting, Society of Neuroscience, Washington, D. C., November 16-21, 1996