Dr. Adam Lipman, MD

Dr. Adam Lipman, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Adam Lipman, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Virginia Beach, VA and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

397 Little Neck Rd Ste 202

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Contact Information

(757) 227-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Dystrophy
more than 82% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
more than 74% of peers
Progressive High Myopia
more than 71% of peers

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Dr. Lipman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lipman "Adam Lipman, MD, specialized in the medical, laser, and surgical treatment of conditions that affect the retina and vitreous. Dr. Lipman is originally from Amherst, Massachusetts. He graduated cum laude as well as with departmental honors with a bachelors of science in behavioral neuroscience from Lehigh University. Here he excelled both academically and musically, earning a merit scholarship and performance competition recognition as a classically trained violinist. Dr. Lipman received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his internship at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center in West Reading, PA, where he received training at the ocular pathology department at Will's Eye, with Dr. Ralph Eagle. He then attended the University of Virginia where he completed his ophthalmology residency serving as chief resident. During his training at the University of Virginia he performed with the UVA Symphony Orchestra. He went on to complete his fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center outside of Boston, MA, where he was a clinical instructor for Tufts ophthalmology residents, and participated in research including several national multi-center clinical trials of investigational medications for macular degeneration. He currently serves as clinical faculty at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He focuses on utilizing cutting edge clinical and surgical techniques and equipment to provide his patients with world class retinal care. His attention to detail and excellent clinical and surgical outcomes make him a tremendous asset to the Tidewater community. Dr. Lipman is a Board-certified ophthalmologist as well as a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retina Surgeons. He has academic publications, and has presented at numerous meetings. Dr. Lipman lives in Virginia Beach with his wife Gabrielle who is also a physician, and a native of the Hampton Roads area. They are joined by their daughters Lucy and Isabelle."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lipman "Dr. Lipman treats each patient individually, understanding that patient directed care results in the best outcome.  He strives to thoroughly educate patients regarding their condition and keep them involved in the process of vision restoration and health maintenance.  "

2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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16  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • The Reading Hosp and Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Lahey Clin & Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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