Dr. Tamar Lipof, MD

Dr. Tamar Lipof, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tamar Lipof, MD is a general surgery specialist in Beverly, MA and has been practicing for 8 years. She specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.Read her story

Essex Surgical Associates, PC

100 Cummings Ctr Ste 112D

Beverly, MA 01915
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
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more than 97% of peers
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more than 90% of peers
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more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Lipof's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lipof "Dr. Tamar Lipof began her practice on the North Shore in 2010. She attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She also completed her surgical residency at the UCONN School of Medicine. She continued her training at North Shore/Long Island Jewish Health System (NS/LIJ) for completion of a Colorectal Surgery Fellowship in 2010. She is board certified by the American College of Surgeons and board certified by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lipof "We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Connecticut
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Univ of CT Med Ctr & Sch of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Northshore Long Island Jewish Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lipof has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Tamar Lipof, MD
Following surgery I realized I should have seen Dr. Lipof years ago. Always healthy, I was reluctant to go forward with the procedure fearing everything from being hospitalized, to anesthesia, to being operated on. It was Dr. Lipof's confidence that gave me no reason to doubt that this was the way...Read More
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Christine in Ipswich – Jul 10, 2018
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Excellent doctor, awesome staff. I would feel confidant recommending Dr. Lipof to anyone needing care in her field of practice. She is very personable and takes the time to thoroughly explain, in terms you can understand, your condition and the recommended course of treatment. Made me feel...Read More
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AC in MA – Jan 02, 2018
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I feel soo confidence with Doctor Lipof ,she so prepare and very knowledgeable.
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Amelia in Lynn ma – Dec 08, 2017
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Very knowledgeable in her field, nice manner ,up beat ,professional ,I guess I'd say very comforting
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Jimi mac in Peabody, MA – Jan 28, 2017
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Dr. Lipo is a very caring surgeon. Every visit I've had with her, even in the hospital post-op, she pulls up a chair next to you, sits, listens and reassures. She explained everything about my condition in detail, presented clear reasons for the standard of care while letting me know all my...Read More
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PandaSail in Marblehead, MA – Apr 25, 2016
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