Dr. Adam Lipson, MD

Dr. Adam Lipson, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
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Age 45
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Dr. Adam Lipson, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Union, NJ. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.Read his story

1057 Commerce Ave

Union, NJ 07083

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Lipson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lipson "Dr. Adam Lipson is a board certified neurosurgeon specializing in brain tumors, pituitary tumors, and minimally invasive techniques for spinal surgery. He graduated from Harvard Medical School with honors in 2000 then continued his training with the neurosurgical residencies at the University of Washington and Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA. His clinical interests are in minimally invasive spinal surgery, spinal deformity, spinal cord stimulation surgery for chronic pain syndromes, radiosurgery, brain tumors, spine tumors, and deep brain stimulation for movement disorders. He is on staff at the Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ; Morristown Hospital in Morristown, NJ; Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, NJ; St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ; and St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ. He performed the first frameless Deep Brain Stimulation procedure for movement disorders at Overlook Hospital in the spring of 2010. Dr. Lipson believes that this practice provides him with great opportunity to provide expert and personalized medical care. In 1998 he was awarded a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to study neuro-regeneration at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2011 he traveled to Vietnam to perform scoliosis surgery on children and educate local surgeons for Project Butterfly. Committed to helping advance his field, he gives numerous talks and lectures each year to colleagues and other medical professionals. He has written over 20 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. Dr. Lipson is an active member of several national and international professional organizations including the American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons, Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons, North American Spine Society, North American Neuromodulation Society and AO Spine."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lipson "IGEA Brain & Spine is fueled by patient satisfaction and unrivaled integrity - two fundamental components that allow us to grant you world class neurosurgical care. We foster one on one relationships with you and your family to ensure a positive treatment and recovery experience. Our board certified neurosurgeons utilize leading-edge minimally invasive technology to effectively target and treat your cancer or diagnosed condition. Your journey to health and well-being begins at IGEA."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Movement Disorders
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiosurgery - CyberKnife® and Gamma Knife
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Steroid Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.

Education

  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lipson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lipson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lipson to family and friends
4.5
based on 23 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lipson's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

in East Brunswick, NJ |
Amazing surgeon and human being. Exceeded my expectations. I truly believe he is a godsend, because he will have given me my life back. Awesome team, staff, bedside manor. Thank you from myself and my family.
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in Colts Neck, NJ |
Outstanding Surgeon, just performed a double anterior cervical discectomy and fusion and a double anterior lumbar discectomy and fusion. I can't say enough great things about Dr. Lipson, highly recommend
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in Hillside, NJ |
This is the 2nd time I've had the pleasure of having Dr. Lipson as my surgeon. I had 2 microdiscectomies, which were causing me to have chronic pain in my lower back and legs. After both surgeries, I was able to walk without the chronic pain within hours of my surgery. He takes the time to...more
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Wharton, NJ |
Dr. Lipson knows his field. He was straightforward when giving a prognosis. He performed the surgery with excellence. It seems as though he has a full schedule, but he was available by phone if we had additional questions or concerns. He was kind and respectful to me and my family.
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in Denville, NJ |
I would recommend Dr.Lipson to anyone who asked. He successfully operated on my back after 3 previous surgeries with the best outcome. I have no pain, I am fully functional and life is good!
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Hospitals where Dr. Lipson has admitting privileges

Morristown Medical Center
100 Madison Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960
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Overlook Medical Center
99 Beauvoir Ave
Summit, NJ 07901
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Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Rd
Livingston, NJ 07039
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Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
703 Main St
Paterson, NJ 07503
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Trinitas Regional Medical Center
225 Williamson St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
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