Dr. Tamar Lipof, MD

Dr. Tamar Lipof, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
40 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.

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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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Lipof'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.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colostomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • 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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Beverly Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Lipof is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Lipof's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lipof to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lipof's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...more
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I feel soo confidence with Doctor Lipof ,she so prepare and very knowledgeable.
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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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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...more
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