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Dr. David Kipps, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 70

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Dr. Kipps

Dignity Health Medical Foundation

700 Frederick St Ste 203 Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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(831) 226-3225

Dr. David Kipps, MD is a pulmonologist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1975 and specializes in pulmonary disease and pulmonary pathology.

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Dr. Kipps accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kipps' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Asthma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kipps treats Asthma more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kipps treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kipps treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kipps treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Bronchospasm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kipps treats Bronchospasm more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kipps treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kipps' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Kipps' Reviews

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Dr. Kipps is excellent in all respects, as a physician and as a person. Excellent bedside manner, never rushes patients, always available, intelligent and caring. The BEST!
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Dr. Kipp is absolutely the finest Dr I have ever been seen by. He is the most caring, informative and patience Dr. Vey highly recommended.
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About Me

As a physician, my goal is to provide comprehensive and effective respiratory care to improve the quality and longevity of the life of my patients.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Pathology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1980
Cedars Sinai Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Cedars Sinai Med Center
Residency Hospital
1976
Cedars Sinai Med Center
Internship Hospital
1975
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Dominican Hospital

Santa Cruz, CA

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)