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Dr. Thomas Kipps, MD

Hematology ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Kipps

Dr. Thomas Kipps, MD is a hematology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1979 and specializes in hematology.

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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Kipps accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Molina Healthcare
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kipps' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
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Dr. Kipps treats Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kipps treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Blood Disorders

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kipps treats Blood Disorders more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Kipps treats this condition more than 73% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kipps treats Anemia more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Kipps treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Dr. Kipps' conditions and procedures:

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me


"Thomas J. Kipps, MD, PhD, is a board-certified hematologist with a distinguished career in cancer research. He currently serves as the Deputy Director of Research Operations for UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. He is the author of more than 200 pu...


  • Hematology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine


Stanford U Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
Stanford U Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
Stanford U Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Medical School


  • German
  • English


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What People Say About Dr. Thomas Kipps, MD
He is an exceptional and distinguished doctor. He has an international reputation especially in CLL community. He has dedicated his career to cancer research. I was very glad of his close interest in my general health situation and eleborative examination during my appointment with him.
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