Dr. John Lipham, MD

Dr. John Lipham, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. John Lipham, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1995 and specializes in complex general surgical oncology, general surgery, and more.

1510 San Pablo St

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of California
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lipham performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lipham's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

79  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lipham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lipham's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lipham to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lipham's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I am a surgeon. After taking meds for several years and finding out I had a low bone density from these medications, I went to Dr Lipham. He performed a Nissen fundoplication in 2012. I took no pain medication after surgery. The results of the surgery have been fantastic! After daily...more
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In 2013 I had surgery at Citrus Valley for an abdominal blockage & they almost kill me but I ended up at USC Keck in Dr Lipham hands & he stopped the bleeding, saved my life then he reconstructed my stomach & thank God & thanks to Dr. Lipham now I could eat & drink anything!!! I wouldn't hesitate...more
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I have a rare condition that required surgery in 2012. I was in a lot of pain and was very nervous about trying to get my health back on track. When I saw Dr. Lipham, I knew I was in good hands. He is simply amazing! He is competent, caring, knowledgeable, and truly the best doctor I have ever...more
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1/15/16 I was diagnosed with advanced EGJ cancer; the gastro-doc who found it said "Go home and call hospice." Not me! I'm fighting. At a local facility I had chemo/rad geared toward surgery. I've had 2 clean f/u PET/endoscopies since. The surgeon there didn't think I should have surgery, but...more
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