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

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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

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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

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Care Philosophy

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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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lipton

4.4

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 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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