Dr. Craig Zippe, MD


Urology | Male

2422 Lake Ave Ashtabula, OH 44004 Get Directions
Dr. Craig Zippe, MD

Dr. Craig Zippe, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Ashtabula, OH. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Zippe is affiliated with Ashtabula County Medical Center.

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    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Rome, OH |
I was very satisfied with the first phone call through to the biopsy that was needed. Dr. Zippe never rushed me explained everything to me and answered all my questions.
in Geneva Ohio |
I would like to thank Dr. Craig Zippe for his patience's, friendliness, thoughtfulness in taking the time to explain what my medical condition was and explaining in detail all the options that were available to me in a comfortable atmosphere. I have the upmost respect for Dr. Craig Zippe for his expertise, education, and experience in helping me get through this difficult time. His staff reflects from his friendly, professional, patience, mannerism. My surgery by him was just the same, 5 Stars.
in Pierpont Ohio |
Dr. Zippe always takes time to explain my options in terms i can understand. He listens to our concerns. Ashtabula is very fortunate to have this quality of doctor.
Conneaut, OH |
Dr. Zippe is very down to earth and takes the time to answer all my question and explain my options, and he does this in terms that I can understand. I really appreciate that.
in Conneaut, OH |
Dr. Zippe is my urologist of choice, very courteous and understanding professional who makes me feel comfortable while discussing his plan for my health and well being. My hope is that a patient overload does not interfere with the time frame necessary to spend adequate time with patients needs and discussions.
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  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Urology
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse


  • Medical School
    Rush Medical College Of Rush University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Duke University

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Columbia Presby Med Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Brown University Ri

    Completed in 1985

    Meml Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Urology

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urostomy