Dr. Brian Lipton, MD

Dr. Brian Lipton, MD

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Age 48
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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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Dr. Lipton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal or Rectal Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lipton treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Lipton treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Hernia Repair
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lipton performs Hernia Repair more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Lipton performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lipton performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Lipton performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Lipton's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
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
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloric Stenosis
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
Secondary Malignancies
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

To help people achieve health for life.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Lipton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lipton

4.4

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I can't say enough good things about doctor Lipton. He's very knowledgeable and confident yet humble and personable. He came highly recommended by my spinal surgeon and is respected throughout the medical community. My surgery went smooth and as expected and he made me feel very comfortable...Read More
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One of the few doctors iv'e ever encountered that spent the time talking to me about what the problem was and how it would be solved. Dr. Lipton is an excellent surgeon, i had the utmost confidence that i was in good hands prior to my surgery. It all turned out good. Highly recommend.
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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...Read 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...Read More
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Bashas Benefit Trust
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