Dr. Robin Lipschitz, MD

Dr. Robin Lipschitz, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Robin Lipschitz, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

1120 Park Ave

New York, NY 10128

Contact Information

(212) 772-7686

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Lipschitz'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.

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

53  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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

  • University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Groote Schuur Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • SUNY Stonybrook Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lipschitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lipschitz's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lipschitz to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Lipschitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I'd say this doctor seems pretty average to me. There seems to be a heavy focus on medication with no other options given. I made my own treatment decisions and solved my own problem without the doctor's help. I also had a problem with the fact that as soon as you walk into his office he is on...more
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Dr. Lipschitz is a brilliant doctor. He really cares about his patients and is a very trustworthy doctor. He is very thorough in his examinations and goes out of his way for his patients. Not only is he smart, but he is very kind and sensitive to patient's emotions. If you need to see a...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Lipschitz since 2009. I have seen many doctors for years but non compare to Dr. Lipschitz. He takes so much time with you, takes a very detailed history, listens and understands. He has a funny sense of humor too which makes you feel comfortable. I must say there can be...more
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He's very smart, personable and thorough, just expect to wait to see him and it will be worth your time. His staff is wonderful, two great gals!
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Dr. Lipschitz worked tirelessly to find what turned out to be a life-saving treatment for my very rare and often fatal condition. Since then he has been extremely attentive, as well as courteous and efficient, in following up on my post-hospital care. His staff is always caring and helpful. ...more
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