Donald L. Lappe, MD

Donald L. Lappe, MD


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Office Location

Main Office
Accepting established patients only
Mon thru Fri 8:30AM - 5PM
SelectHealth Plans
  • CHIP
  • Community Care
  • Select Care
  • Select Choice
  • Select Med
  • Select Value
  • SelectHealth Share

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Professional Summary


  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine - Baltimore, MD in Doctor of Medicine, 1972
  • Internship: Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital - Hanover, NH, 1972 - 1973
  • Residency: University of Rochester School Of Medicine - Rochester, NY, 1973 - 1974
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine - Baltimore, MD, 1976 - 1978
Board Certifications
  • AM BD INTERNAL MEDICINE - Certification does not expire
  • AM BD INTERNAL MEDICINE (CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE) - Certification does not expire
Professional Memberships
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Utah Medical Association
  • American Heart Association
Professional Positions
  • Chief of Cardiology, Intermountain Medical Center, Chairman, Cardiovascular Department, Intermountain Medical Center, Medical Director, Intermountain Cardiovascular Clinical Program; Fellow American Heart Association; Fellow American College of Cardiology
Languages Spoken
  • English

Practice Focus

Diagnostic cardiology, prevention, lipid management

Personal Bio & Interests

Donald L. Lappe, MD, FAHA, FACC is the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Clinical Program at Intermountain Healthcare, which is an integrated, non-profit healthcare system comprised of 22 hospitals in Utah, and Idaho. He also serves as Chairman of the Cardiovascular Department and Chief of Cardiology at Intermountain Heart Institute, Intermountain Medical Center, a 480 bed tertiary and teaching facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Intermountain Heart Institute is the leading cardiovascular program in the region. It offers a full range of cardiovascular services including prevention and wellness, advanced coronary interventions, mechanical circulatory support, advanced structural heart procedures, complex rhythm management procedures, and cardiac transplantation. The cardiovascular research program typically publishes 50 manuscripts and 70 abstracts annually. Dr. Lappe has published and presented in a broad range of cardiovascular topics including clinical outcomes, basic science, and quality improvement. In addition, he practices clinical cardiology with the Intermountain Heart Institute Cardiology Group.
Dr. Lappe grew up in Newark, New Jersey. After graduating from Princeton University cum laude in electrical engineering, he attended medical school at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His medical internship was at Dartmouth and then residency at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester. From there he spent a year at the NIH in the biomedical enginee

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