Dr. Robert Lippe, MD

Dr. Robert Lippe, MD

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Dr. Robert Lippe, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Massapequa, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

660 Broadway

Massapequa, NY 11758

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lippe'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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19  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 11/1/2013
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: County of event: Nassau County, NY
    State: New York
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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Stony Brook University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lippe has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lippe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lippe's Reviews

2.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lippe to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Lippe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Has provided correct diagnosis and care for a number of issues, providing immediate relief, increased mobility and sleep. While Dr. Lippe seems quite busy, he is respectful and to-the-point while his staff is always warm and encouraging and seems to have more time for general...more
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Our team strives to deliver an excellent experience,& are glad you found this to be the case with Dr.Lippe during your visit.At Orlin&Cohen,we strive to provide superior care to every patient,every day.We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit to one of our locations.Your concerns have been shared with our staff,the office manager as well as Ashley,our Patient Relations Manager.Please call Ashley at 516-536-2800 if you would like to discuss your appointment further.

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When I went to Dr. Lippe for my knee pain he couldn't do X-Rays, MRIs, or make money from surgery since I'm pregnant; he gave me no inkling of what the problem could be. He just said, "don't exercise on it for a week if it doesn't get better I'll prescribe PT". Well it got worse - to the point I...more
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At Orlin & Cohen, we are committed to providing superior orthopedic care to every patient, every day. We, therefore, immediately alerted Dr. Lippe to your concerns. Should you wish to speak further, please call Ashley, our Patient Relations Manager, at 516-536-2800.

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I have referred Dr Lippe - he listened to my questions and then examined me and then explained his suggestions. He spent at least 30 to 40 minutes with me. He referred me to another Dr and I was happy with him also.
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Dear Tricia. Thank you for the recommendation of Dr. Lippe based on your recent interactions with him. We appreciate it very much!

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Treated me for a thorassic muscle sprain for about 7 months. Told him pain gets worse every day and is in my neck also. Always get the same response. "Oh well do some PT come back in 4 weeks". Spends about a minute and a half with you before he rushes you out. Went to see a chiropractor and...more
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