Internal Medicine

(970) 477-3090 Edwards
(970) 476-1110 Vail, Eagle
(970) 668-6403 Frisco

Vail: 108 S. Frontage Rd West, Suite 306 (3rd Floor) | Vail, CO  
Edwards: 322 Beard Creek Road | Edwards, CO  
Eagle: 377 Sylvan Lake Rd | Eagle, CO
Frisco: 323 West Main Street, Suite 101 | Frisco, CO.

Internal medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as diabetes, coronary artery disease and asthma in adults of all ages. Our internists serve as primary care physicians and are called upon to act as consultants to specialists throughout the continuum of care.

Our Team

Dr. Dennis Lipton is trained in the essentials of primary care and disease prevention, and can help ensure patients receive the proper medical screening tests and immunizations. He is able to prescribe medication to effectively treat a variety of the most common health problems. In addition, Dr. Lipton is familiar with the broad array of medical and surgical specialties, and will guide you to the right specialist or surgeon when indicated. Internal medicine is a very broad and constantly evolving specialty. Dr. Lipton is committed to staying up to date on the newest developments in his field, and joins VVMC in our mission to provide superior health services with compassion and exceptional outcomes. 

Dr. Lawrence Gaul was a cardiologist in Vail for over 20 years and transitioned to VVMC's Internal Medicine department in 2013. He began his mountain journey as a dishwasher at the old Whistle Stop restaurant in Minturn. Then, after working as a paramedic and emergency medical technician in Vail, he decided to pursue his medical degree. He is a graduate of The University of Colorado School of Medicine and Penn State's Hershey Medical School. He performed his residency in internal medicine in New York and returned to Vail in 1993 as a board-certified cardiologist and internal medicine physician. He is also the head team physician for the U.S. Ski Team Nordic disciplines. His personal interests include endurance sports and performance.

Tania Engle is a physician assistant (PA) who was most recently with the Eagle Care Clinic in Edwards and specializes in women's health and chronic disease such as diabetes, coronary artery disease and asthma. She received her biological chemistry degree from Bates College and her masters of science from the University of New England. Tania is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.  Tania works out of the Edwards office.  

Dr. Lipton Locations
322 Beard Creek Road
Edwards, CO 81632
(970) 477-3090
323 W. Main St. Suite 101
Frisco, CO 80443
(970) 668-6403
Dr. Gaul Locations
108 S Frontage Rd W
Vail, CO 81657
(970) 476-1110
  Eagle: Tuesdays
377 Sylvan Lake Rd
Eagle, CO 81631
(970) 476-1110
Tania Engle Location
322 Beard Creek Road
Edwards, CO 81632 
(970) 477-3090


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Dr. Dennis Lipton


Dr. Dennis Lipton

Vail Valley Medical Center's new internist, Dr. Dennis Lipton, is now accepting new patients.


Dr. Lipton Interview


Dr. Dennis Lipton

VVMC internist, Dr. Dennis Lipton, on what brought him to Vail and the approach he brings to his work with patients.



Other Providers
Colorado Mountain Medical (CMM) also provides internal medicine services not owned or operated by Vail Valley Medical Center. For more information on services provided by CMM, visit