Michael Sacopulos

Michael J. Sacopulos

Founder & President

Medical Risk Institute

About Michael J. Sacopulos

Michael J. Sacopulos is the CEO of Medical Risk Institute (MRI). Medical Risk Institute provides proactive counsel to the healthcare community to identify where liability risks originate, and to reduce or remove these risks.

He was selected as the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law for Indiana by “Best “Lawyers.” Michael won the 2012 Edward B. Stevens Article of the Year Award for MGMA.

Michael serves as the Executive Vice President of the Aesthetic Stem Cell Society. He has written for Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg and many publications for the medical profession. He is a frequent national speaker. In 2018, Michael published "Tweets, Likes, and Liabilities: Online and Electronic Risk to the Healthcare Professional". Michael also serves as co-host of American Association for Physician Leadership’s “SoundPractice” podcast which focuses on the business of medicine.

He attended Harvard College, London School of Economics and Indiana University/Purdue University School of Law. He may be reached at msacopulos@medriskinstitute.com.

Areas of Expertise

  • Risk
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Healthcare Law
  • Litigation
  • Social Media


Bachelor of Arts (BA),
Harvard College

Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD),
Indiana University School of Law