Born and bred in Birmingham, Dr. William Lapidus has been active in the practice of Infectious Diseases for almost 25 years. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where he received his undergraduate degree, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He did his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Barnes Hospital, Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Lapidus is board certified in both Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. He holds medical licenses in both Alabama and Georgia. He is a proud and active member of the medical staffs of Brookwood Medical Center, Grandview Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Select Specialty Hospital, and Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital. He is very involved in Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship activities at these hospitals.
He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including Infectious Diseases Society of America, American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, Medical Association of the State of Alabama, Jefferson County Medical Society, the American Society of Internal Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha (premedical honor society), and Phi Beta Kappa.
Dr. Lapidus is an avid runner and writer, and an excellent speller. He and his wife Susan have three children, Sam, Noah, and Clara. He has been camp physician for over ten years at his children’s summer camp in the north Georgia mountains, and in another life, he was a cruise ship doctor for Norwegian Cruise Line. He lives with his family on the Southside of Birmingham, where he and Susan are active members of the community.