Dr. Donald Lipkis, MD

Dr. Donald Lipkis, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(13)
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Dr. Donald Lipkis, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 69 years old.

6719 Alvarado Rd Ste 206

San Diego, CA 92120

Contact Information

(619) 287-9100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sharp Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Celiac Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
63

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lipkis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lipkis does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lipkis and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lipkis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lipkis to family and friends
3.5
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Lipkis' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

El Cajon |
Dr. Lipkis has been my gastroenterologist for many years and I have always been impressed by his knowledge and skill. He listens to my concerns and spends an appropriate amount of time with me. I've never felt rushed, and he has always thoroughly explained any procedures he has performed. He has...more
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Not Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lipkis accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value
    Health Premier

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lipkis has admitting privileges

Sharp Grossmont Hospital
5555 Grossmont Center Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
6655 Alvarado Rd
San Diego, CA 92120
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