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Laura Hagopian, MD, FAWM, FACEP

Specialty in Emergency Medicine

Laura Hagopian, MD, FAWM, FACEP is an Emergency Medicine trained physician with 10+ years of clinical, research, and teaching experience. She has a special interest in using technology to make healthcare more accessible and affordable for everyone. Laura is a part time practicing Emergency Physician at Lowell General Hospital. In addition, she completed both quantitative and qualitative medical research and served as the Principal Investigator for a Women’s Health study. She explored her interest in medical education by developing and giving lectures, creating simulation cases, facilitating e-learning, mentoring pre-medical students, and serving on the Medical Education Committee. Laura holds a degree in Chemistry from Lafayette College and attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed her residency at Boston Medical Center and fellowships through both the Wilderness Medicine Society and the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Practice names

2020 - Present, Physician Researcher, Buoy Health

2014 - Present - Emergency Medicine Physician, Merrimack Valley Emergency Associates

Education and training

2006 - 2010 - MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

2002 - 2006 - BA (Chemistry), Lafayette College

American College of Emergency Physicians (Fellowship)

Wilderness Medicine Society (Fellowship)

Boston Medical Center (Residency)


Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

American Medical Women’s Association Award

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Senior Resident Teaching Award


Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Advanced Wilderness Life Support

Difficult Airway Certification

Publication Highlights

Linden J, Grimmnitz B, Hagopian L, et al. “Is the Pelvic Examination in Patients with Threatened Abortion Still Crucial in the Era of Readily Available ED Ultrasound? A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2017, 70(6):825-834. Koyama A, Hagopian L, and Linden J. “Emerging Options for Emergency Contraception.” Clinical Medicine Insights: Reproductive Health. 2013, 7: 23–35. Husain L, Hagopian L, Wayman D, Baker W, Carmody K. “Sonographic Diagnosis of Pneumothorax.” J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2012, 5(1): 76-81.

Hagopian L and Snyder, M. “Acid Phosphatase Elevation.” The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2012. Domino, F et al. Philadelphia: LWW, 2012. pp A-9.

Hagopian L and Tosches, W. “Facial Paralysis.” The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2012. Domino, F et al. Philadelphia: LWW, 2012. pp A-77.

Hagopian L, Campbell A, Golen J, Rheingold L, Nataro C. “Synthesis and electrochemistry of late transition metal complexes containing 1,1'-bis(dicyclohexylphosphino)ferrocene (dcpf). The X-ray structure of [PdCl2(dcpf)] and Buchwald-Hartwig catalysis using [PdCl2(bisphosphino-metallocene)] precursors.J. Organomet. Chem. 2006, 691, 4890.

Blanco F, Hagopian L, Golen J, Rheingold L, Nataro C. “Anodic Electrochemistry of 1,1'- bis(ditertbutylphosphino)ferrocene (dtbpf), [MCl2(dtbpf)] (M = Ni, Pd or Pt) and dtbpfE2 (E = S or Se). Oxidative Formation of a Diselenide Dication.” Organometallics. 2006, 25, 4292.