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Dr. Howard Lippes, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Lippes

R & B Medical Group LLP

100 College Pkwy Ste 260 Williamsville, NY 14221

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(716) 635-0688


Dr. Howard Lippes, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo in 1977 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.


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Dr. Lippes accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
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Open Access Plus
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Independent Health
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MVP Health Care
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Lippes' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Thyroid Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lippes treats Thyroid Disease more than 93% of his peers

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

Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lippes treats Obesity more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lippes treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lippes treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lippes treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lippes' conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Dr. Lippes' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lippes

3.0

Based on 22 reviews

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Just had my first visit a few weeks ago, recommended from my primary doctor. First impression was that Dr. Lippes is very gentle-spoken and kind. He naturally explains in Layman's terms while talking and was very thorough. I didn't feel rushed and he was happy to answer any questions and get me moving in the right direction. Had a great experience, I know it's tough to get in with him, but highly recommended if you can. So much of finding the right fitting doctor is based on how you feel and his bedside manner was the best of anyone I have yet to see. My only wish was that he wasn't so busy (not much you can do with that though), and I wish that the office staff was a bit more attentive. Called up a few times and was told that I would get a call back shortly, to not hear back from them afterward. Nothing against Dr. Lippes though! P.S. Be careful and don't go to the Sister's hospital location by mistake, he is only there on Wednesdays.
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Love this man!
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I am fortunate to have Dr. Lippes monitor my care, not only my diabetes but the numerous other health issues I have. I have been his patient for 15 years and hope he never retires! He says it like it is and I appreciate it - I have 7 other specialists but he seems to outshine most of them.
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Very thorough. Easy to talk to. Got my A1C down!
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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 immediately left the office feeling let down, confused & mad. He has no right to talk bad about another dr.....ever!!! I would NOT ever recommend anyone to be under his care.
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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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Run from this doctor. He is unreliable and incompetent.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Lippes, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo in 1977 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1982
Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Buffalo Genl Hosp-Suny
Residency Hospital
1980
SUNY Buffalo-Va Hosp-Erie C
Residency Hospital
1978
SUNY Buffalo-Va Hosp-Erie C
Internship Hospital
1977
New York State U, School Of Medicine-Buffalo
Medical School
1982
1980
1980
1978
1977

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67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average