Dr. Scott Lippman, MD

Dr. Scott Lippman, MD

Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Scott Lippman, MD is a hematology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 1981 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.Read his story

3855 Health Sciences Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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more than 50% of peers
Lung Cancer
more than 49% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 38% of peers

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Dr. Lippman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lippman "Scott M. Lippman, MD, is director of Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, professor of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, senior associate dean and associate vice chancellor for Cancer Research and Care and holds the Chugai Pharmaceutical Chair in Cancer. He is also an adjunct professor at the Salk Institute, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Lippman has been recognized in every major “Top Doctor" listing including U.S. News & World Report. He has received numerous awards, including the American Cancer Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Award, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Award and the ASCO Statesman Award. Dr. Lippman brings more than 25 years of experience as principal investigator of translational research involving investigator-initiated clinical trials. He has participated in the national leadership of clinical/translational research planning and development within the National Cancer Institute Cooperative Group setting and currently serves on the National Cancer Institute’s Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the AACR, the Association of American Cancer Institutes and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and has served on the FDA Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee. Dr. Lippman is an elected member of the prestigious Association of American Physicians. He has authored more than 300 publications in high-impact journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and The Lancet, and chapters in major medical textbooks. Before joining UC San Diego Health, he was chair of the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Lippman completed fellowships in hematology and medical oncology at Stanford University and the University of Arizona. He completed an internship and residency training in internal medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He received his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology."


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3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

44  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Stanford Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • U Ariz Hlth Scis Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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