Dr. Timothy Hipp, MD

Dr. Timothy Hipp, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
46 y/o
(13)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Timothy Hipp, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Gainesville, FL. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

Surgical Group of Gainesville

1143 NW 64th Ter

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hipp "Our practice began in 1967 when Dr. Henry J. Babers and Dr. Charles E. Lore formed a surgical team. This team approach prevails today as our team of eight surgeons provides care for the greater Gainesville and North Central Florida area. Take comfort in knowing that our doctors will spend whatever time is necessary to provide you with state of the art surgical care."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyp
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatitis
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sebaceous Cysts
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Procedures

  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Mayo Clinic FL
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hipp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hipp does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hipp and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

North Florida Regional Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy

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Dr. Hipp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hipp to family and friends
4.1
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Hipp's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Starke, FL |
I was recently diagnosed with stage 3 Colon Cancer. A scary situation for sure, but from the very first time meeting with Dr. Hipp and with his constant contact with me before surgery, I felt very confident in Dr Hipp is the right doctor for me. Five days after surgery I went home feeling great!...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hipp accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Select HMO
  • Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hipp has admitting privileges

North Florida Regional Medical Center
6500 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32605
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Lake City Medical Center
340 NW Commerce Dr
Lake City, FL 32055
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