Dr. Howard Lippes, MD

Dr. Howard Lippes, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(18)
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Dr. Howard Lippes, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 1977 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

100 College Pkwy Ste 260

Williamsville, NY 14221

Contact Information

(716) 635-0688

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 93% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
more than 88% of peers
Thyroid Disease
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

Less

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • SUNY Buffalo-Va Hosp-Erie C
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Buffalo Genl Hosp-Suny
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • SUNY Buffalo-Va Hosp-Erie C
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lippes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Lippes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lippes to family and friends
2.8
based on 18 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Lippes' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have seen Dr. Lippes since 2003. I have multiple health issues with diabetes being one of them. I have currently have 8 specialists. Dr. Lippes is at the top of my list. He is knowledgeable, kind, and caring. He goes over and above to ensure that my diabetes and related issues are taken care...more
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I've been a patient of Dr. Lippes for 25 years and have the utmost confidence in and respect for him. He is always up on the latest research, technology and medical findings. I find him to be very caring and personable. I wouldn't go to any other endo.
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I was a patient of this ARROGANT man after I had a thyroidectomy .He was condescending from the moment I first spoke to him until I left that office. But the real problem with him was that he called the dr. that did my thyroidectomy "surgery happy!" Those were his exact words to me ! I...more
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If you want great medical then see another doctor. This doctor is incompetent and acts as if he cares nothing for his patients.
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He spent significant time explaining my condition and answering any questions I had. I highly recommend this Dr.
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