Dr. Richard Lipman, MD

Dr. Richard Lipman, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
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Dr. Richard Lipman, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus in 1966 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, diabetes medicine, and more.Read his story

7241 SW 63rd Ave Ste 202

South Miami, FL 33143

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Dr. Lipman's Experience

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

Dr. Lipman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lipman "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. "


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Care Philosophy

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
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
  • Metabolic Nutrition
  • Women's Counseling

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated



Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Lipman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lipman's Reviews

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based on 10 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Lipman's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Miami, FL
Often, a visit to a doctor's office involves long waits and quick consultations. In the 19 months I have been going to Dr. Lipman's office, those issues are reversed. The staff is always helpful, courteous, and friendly.....they are simply terrific. Dr. Lipman has helped me achieve great...more
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in Miami, FL
Working with Dr. Lipman on my weight loss journey has been amazing. I have received immeasurable support and guidance from both Dr. Lipman and his staff. They are always available and willing to help while encouraging me every step of the way. Dr. Lipman has provided me with the knowledge and...more
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in Miami, FL
The personal care and attention provided by Dr. Lipman and his staff is exceptional! He makes the weight loss journey easier by helping you get to the root of the problem and then making a reasonable and reliable plan to take the weight off the healthy way!
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Dr Lipman and his staff are amazing! Always encouraging and ready to celebrate all of my accomplishments, no matter how small.I have struggled all my life with my weight and for the first time in a very long time, I feel like I have the tools necessary to control my weight and health. I still have...more
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