Dr. Brian Lipton, MD

Dr. Brian Lipton, MD

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Dr. Brian Lipton, MD is a general surgery specialist in Glendale, AZ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 2001 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

18700 N 64th Dr Ste 108

Glendale, AZ 85308

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bashas Benefit Trust
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lipton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hernia Repair
very high
more than 96% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
very high
more than 91% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Lipton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lipton "To help people achieve health for life."

7  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

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48  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Phoenix Integrated
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Phoenix Integrated
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lipton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lipton's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lipton to family and friends
20 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Lipton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I'm not sure why some did not like Dr. Lipton,maybe b/c he has a laid back attitude,which some may not care for. My husband went to him for a large skin cancer growth. I wish more doctors were like him. He was so approachable,took his time with us,answered all questions,and was very reassuring,and...more
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Excellent pre and post operation care. Dr. Lipton did a colon resection on me in April 2017. I loved his gentle nature and when nurses tell you they'd have him do their surgeries, you know he's a winner. Thank you Brian Lipton for being a skilled surgeon.
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Loved working with this doctor. Very matter of fact, straight forward, confident. Office staff was great, I helped to get my surgery approved with my ins. (faster with me pushing). I would trust him with other surgeries in future should the need arise. I had a ventral hernia repair. spent ALL the...more
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Dr Lipton is the best surgeon I have met so far. He explains everything in detail. He is very understanding and his office always gets me in right away when I need to be seen. I will always recommend him to everyone I know. He did my case and it was a difficult one, he is very intelligent.
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This Dr was difficult to deal with, acting as if we were wasting his time. (We saw him in the hospital only.) He was arrogant and pompous, minimizing anything we had to say and did not listen. As an RN myself, I was very disappointed in his attitude towards my loved one and would never recommend...more
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