Laurence Dopkin

Laurence Dopkin

Assistant Dean of Students

Dr. Laurence Dopkin, MD SGU ’98, is the Assistant Dean of Students for Clinical Students at St. George’s University. Dr. Dopkin is currently the Director of Psychiatry Residency Training and Deputy Chief of Service at Metropolitan Hospital Center in Manhattan, New York. He has been an Associate Professor in Psychiatry at SGUSOM since 2008 and an advisor in the Office of Career Guidance and Student Development (OCGSD) since 2010.

From 2003 to 2008, Dr. Dopkin worked at Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, New York, as the Director of the Psychiatric Emergency Room, Associate Director of Residency Training, and Clerkship Director for SGUSOM. In 2007, he received the “Best Teacher of the Year” award from the Mount Sinai-Elmhurst psychiatry residency program. In 2008, Dr. Dopkin moved to Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center and Morrisania Diagnostic and Treatment Center in the Bronx, New York, where he served as Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Associate Director of Residency Training, Director of Child and Outpatient Psychiatry, Psychiatry Clerkship Director and Associate Director of Medical Education for St. George’s University School of Medicine.