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Dr. James Lipstate, MD

Rheumatology •  Male • Age 66

  19 Reviews
Dr. Lipstate
401 Audubon Blvd Ste 102B Lafayette, LA 70503
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Dr. James Lipstate, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.

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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Good communication Patients said there was good doctor communication at the hospital. See hospitals

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(337) 237-7801

Dr. Lipstate accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Lipstate's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Raynaud's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lipstate treats Raynaud's Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lipstate treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lipstate treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lipstate treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lipstate treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lipstate treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Lipstate's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Dr. Lipstate's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lipstate

4.5

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
(15)
4 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
1 Star
5.2631578947368425%
(1)

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+felt that he was very friendly and takes the time to explain everything in a way that the layman could understand.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Lipstate, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1986
University Ala
Fellowship Hospital
1983
University Ala
Residency Hospital
1981
Tulane University Of Louisiana
Internship Hospital
1980
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Lipstate treats patients.

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

Iberia Medical Center

New Iberia, LA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

St. Martin Hospital

Breaux Bridge, LA

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average