Dr. John C. Lipman, MD

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Dr. John C. Lipman, MD

Interventional Radiology | Male

Atlanta Interventional Inst 3670 Highlands Pkwy SE, Smyrna, GA 30082 Get Directions
(770) 953-2600

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A critical aspect of Dr. Lipman's mission includes educating the public about fibroids and UFE. Equally important, he helps other...Read more

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Qualifications Board Certified in Radiology as well as Vascular and Interventional Radiology Performed over 6,000 Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)...Read more

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Dr. Lipman greatly appreciates the feedback and reviews provided by his patients.

He encourages any patient who is not fully satisfied to contact him or his office staff immediately so that any issues can be addressed and corrected.  Dr. Lipman provides every UFE patient with his personal mobile phone number so that they can contact him immediately with any questions or concerns.

in Tifton, GA |
I am so happy that I chose UFE. Prior to Dr. Lipman, I had been told by a fertility specialist & a gynecologist that a hysterectomy was my best option for fibroid relief since I did want children. I am 3 months post procedure & have been symptom free since. No more pain, heavy bleeding, accidents, frequent urination, etc. My cycles are normal & for the last 3 months I have felt normal & free. UFE is one of the best decisions of my life. I only regret that I didn't do it sooner.
Louisville, KY |
I felt that physician was knowledgeable, but after procedure if you are still having issues, care and consideration is poor. Some of the nurses are uncaring. billing department is okay, but some charges were not discussed before procedure, and caused undue stress to patient.
in Suwanee, GA |
I'm so incredibly happy that I listened to my husband and sought a second opinion. My GYN doctor told me hysterctomy was the only option for fibroids. Well, I'm here to say it's NOT. I was only out of work for a week, and no real surgery was necessary. I went home with one tiny bandaid-no stitches. My periods used to be heavy and painful but now they are what many consider to be normal. I'm telling everyone I know to consider his UFE procedure. DONT take your GYN doctors word for it-do research!
in Decatur, Ga |
Visited him for a consult after discovering fibroids. I felt very defeated, but after my scan and detailed conversation explaining what they were and why I was having all these symptoms. I scheduled the surgery, his team was fantastic, they were professional, attentive and explained everything that was happening. Just had my follow up and no more fibroids! Symptoms are gone. Dr. Lipman is professional, knowledgeable and I appreciate his care and concern.
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Specialties

  • Interventional Radiology
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Board Certifications

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  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Interventional Radiology & Vascular Radiology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Lipman says..

Dr. Lipman performed the first Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) procedure in Georgia in the early 1990's and has successfully completed over 6,000 UFEs since then, more than any other doctor globally.  He is widely regarded as the most experienced UFE practitioner globally.  

One of the great advantages of using the UFE procedure to treat uterine fibroids is that it is a no-surgery approach.  The small incision used by Dr. Lipman to perform the procedure is covered with a band-aid, and each patient can go home at the end of the day to recover comfortably.

Dr. Lipman's practice, Atlanta Interventional Institute, operates in a free-standing building that was specifically designed to perform UFEs.  ATLII is unparalleled in its ability to provide UFEs and other procedures in a caring and comfortable environment.  Dr. Lipman has carefully selected a staff of nurses and technicians who are well-versed in the UFE procedure.  

To meet with Dr. Lipman, please call 770-953-2600 for an appointment.

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  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Adenomyosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Migraine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tubal Block
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

Dr. Lipman says..

Dr. Lipman is the world's most experienced practicioner of the Uterine Fibroids Embolization (UFE), having performed more than 6,000 UFEs.  He has built a facility that is specifically designed for the UFE procedure.  As a specialist in UFE, Dr. Lipman provides a level of experience that no other physician can offer.

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  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Fallopian Tube Recanalization
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Permanent Birth Control
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty

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  • 0
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Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Bryn Mawr Hospital

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Brigham & Womans Hosp-Harvard U

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Rochester

    Graduated in 1981

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Interventional Radiology
  • Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology & Vascular Radiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lipman says...

Qualifications

  • Board Certified in Radiology as well as Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Performed over 6,000 Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) procedures – the world's most experienced UFE physician
  • Author of numerous articles for academic and medical journals
  • Has delivered over 200 invited lectures focused on uterine fibroids and UFE at national and international conferences
  • Specializes in fibroid treatment – UFE is Dr. Lipman's principal area of practice

Education

  • Medical degree earned fromGeorgetown University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine internship at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Radiology residency at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship in Vascular & Interventional Radiology – Yale New-Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine

Professional Achievements

  • Fellowship from the Society of Interventional Radiology, awarded to only 10% of Society members
  • 2014 Healthcare Heroes Award – Atlanta Business Chronicle
  • 2013 Patients' Choice Award – Vitals – Georgia's Favorite Physicians
  • Atlanta Magazine's "Top Docs in Atlanta"
  • Sharecare Editorial Advisory Board – An interactive internet healthcare platform established by Dr. Mehmet Oz (The Doctor Oz Show) and Jeff Arnold (creator of WebMD)
  • Past board of directors member of the Medical Association of Atlanta (MAA), as well as the Cobb County Medical Society (CCMS)

Experience

After his training, Dr. Lipman practiced Interventional Radiology in a large private practice group in Atlanta for 14 years.  In 2005, he started his own private practice – Atlanta Interventional Institute. In 2015, he opened a state of the art 5,400 square foot outpatient medical facility, caring for patients throughout the Southeastern United States, Caribbean, and as far away as Africa and New Zealand.  While he is best known for his pioneering work in the non-surgical treatment of uterine fibroids, Dr. Lipman's practice treats a number of medical conditions including tubal infertility, migraines, and osteoporotic compression fractures of the spine.

A Physician with a Mission

A critical aspect of Dr. Lipman's mission includes educating the public about fibroids and UFE. Equally important, he helps other physicians become better informed about uterine fibroids and their treatment. As a passionate speaker to community groups, Dr. Lipman ensures that UFE is recognized as a minimally invasive treatment option for fibroids. He delivers lectures on UFE to leading medical centers, including Harvard, Vanderbilt and Stanford universities, as well as national and international medical conferences.

Volunteer Contributions

Dr. Lipman is a Volunteer Physician at Good Samaritan Health Center, a non-profit health care center for those without the means to afford traditional care. He also volunteers as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Morehouse School of Medicine.

Media Coverage

Major news outlets frequently request interviews about fibroids and UFE with Dr. Lipman, including: CNN (by Wolf Blitzer), The Doctors, CNBC, the Health Network, USA Today, Jet, theWall Street Journal, Family Circle, WebMD, and Sharecare. Dr. Lipman was chosen as the National Physician Spokesperson for the Fibroid Awareness Campaign of supermodel Beverly Johnson.

To meet with Dr. Lipman, please call 770-953-2600 for an appointment.

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Dr. Lipman's Care Philosophy

A critical aspect of Dr. Lipman's mission includes educating the public about fibroids and UFE. Equally important, he helps other physicians become better informed about uterine fibroids and their treatment.

As a passionate speaker to community groups, Dr. Lipman ensures that UFE is recognized as a minimally invasive treatment option for fibroids (no surgery involved).

He delivers lectures on UFE to leading medical centers, including Harvard, Vanderbilt and Stanford universities, as well as national and international medical conferences.

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Dr. Lipman says...

Dr. Lipman performed the first Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) procedure in Georgia in the early 1990's and has successfully completed over 6,000 UFEs since then, more than any other doctor globally.  He is widely regarded as the most experienced UFE practitioner globally.  

One of the great advantages of using the UFE procedure to treat uterine fibroids is that it is a no-surgery approach.  The small incision used by Dr. Lipman to perform the procedure is covered with a band-aid, and each patient can go home at the end of the day to recover comfortably.

Dr. Lipman's practice, Atlanta Interventional Institute, operates in a free-standing building that was specifically designed to perform UFEs.  ATLII is unparalleled in its ability to provide UFEs and other procedures in a caring and comfortable environment.  Dr. Lipman has carefully selected a staff of nurses and technicians who are well-versed in the UFE procedure.  

To meet with Dr. Lipman, please call 770-953-2600 for an appointment.

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Dr. Lipman says...

Dr. Lipman is the world's most experienced practicioner of the Uterine Fibroids Embolization (UFE), having performed more than 6,000 UFEs.  He has built a facility that is specifically designed for the UFE procedure.  As a specialist in UFE, Dr. Lipman provides a level of experience that no other physician can offer.

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Dr. Lipman says...

Dr. Lipman greatly appreciates the feedback and reviews provided by his patients.

He encourages any patient who is not fully satisfied to contact him or his office staff immediately so that any issues can be addressed and corrected.  Dr. Lipman provides every UFE patient with his personal mobile phone number so that they can contact him immediately with any questions or concerns.