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Richard L. Lipman M.D. has practiced internal medicine and endocrinology in his office in Miami, Fl for the past 40 years. As a board certified internist and endocrinologist he has treated more than 40,000 patients with weight and metabolism problems. Dr Lipman is a Charter Member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He has treated hundreds of patients with metabolic problems. Dr. Lipman received a BS degree in biochemistry and a MD in 1966 from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Lipman did his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hospitals and a fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Miami School of Medicine. While at the University of Miami, he authored and coauthored 15 publications in the areas of glucose and growth hormone metabolism. Dr. Lipman also spent two years at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, where he was a staff member of the Endocrinology Division at the USAF Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. While in the Air Force, Dr. Lipman authored ten publications on the effects of prolonged weightlessness on glucose and protein metabolism. Dr. Lipman is a staff member of Larkin and Cedars Hospital in Miami, a charter member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and a member of the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Bariatric Physicians. He has authored 10 books on weight loss, obesity and weight loss medications. He provides individual weight loss plans and when need prescribes the newest FDA approved weight loss medications. He offers personalized weight loss plans, appetite suppressors and new FDA approved weight loss medications including phentermine, Qsymia, Contrave and Belviq. He is the author of 10 books on metabolism and treatment of obesity.
Dr. Lipman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Board certified in Internal Medicine
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
This content was provided by Dr. Lipman "As an endocrinologist. board certified internist, I have treated more than 40,000 overweight patients and those with metabolic disturbances and diabetes for the past 40 years. I believe that obesity can be a serious illness with genetic and environmental routes. For many people its a lifelong problem. Identifying children and teens who are overeating or overweight and making changes to prevent adult obesity is the ideal goal."
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Endocrinology & Metabolism
Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
Diabetes Type 2
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Weight Loss Management
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Florida.
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.
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1961
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Medical School | Graduated 1966
University Of Pittsblurgh Medical Center Hospitals
Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
University Of Miami Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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