Dr. Sophia Alpert is a minor character of The Vampire Diaries novel series. She makes house calls and distributes medicines while driving her SUV. She is also close friends with Theophilia Flowers and Orime Saitou.
She is a woman over sixty with short salt-and-pepper hair and dark brown skin.
She has a voice that is crusty but kind and she cared about the well being of others.
- Sophia is a female name derived from σοφία, the Greek word for "wisdom".
- Alpert is a variation of the Jewish surname Heilprin, which in turn people with the surname derive it from the town of Heilbronn, Germany. Heilbronn means "healing well".
The Return Series
- There is an inconsistency in The Return: Nightfall and The Return: Shadow Souls as her grandson, Tyrone, was referred as her son in the latter novel, while in Nightfall, he is her grandson.
- This error is cleared up in The Return: Midnight when it's revealed Sophia is a friend of Theophilia and Orime.