L. Nuwan Pilapitiya, MD, earned his degree from St. George's University Medical School, followed by clinicals at Brooklyn Hospital in New York and his residency at Drexel University, Dept. of Family Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.
He has a special interest in preventative medicine—calling it the cornerstone of great healthcare—and desires to help patients start good habits to avoid future complications. He says, "The favorite part of my day is getting to help parents with their children and then taking care of the parents as well." Dr. Pilapitiya serves as a director on the San Luis Valley Health Board of Trustees.