Dr. Timothy Hipp, MD

Dr. Timothy Hipp, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Timothy Hipp, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Surgical Group of Gainesville

1143 NW 64th Ter

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Hipp's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hipp treats Obesity more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Hipp treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hipp performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hipp performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hipp performs Stomach Surgery more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Hipp performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Hipp's conditions and procedures:

Advanced Robotic Surgery
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Fibroadenoma
Colon Cancer
Colon Polyp
Diverticulitis
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Melanoma
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Pancreatitis
Rectal Cancer
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Sebaceous Cysts
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
    Residency Hospital
  • Mayo Clinic Fl
    Internship Hospital
  • 1999
    University of Florida
    Medical School
    1999
  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Hipp's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hipp

4.1

Based on 17 reviews

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Dr. Hipp's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
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Probably a fine surgeon, but he doesn't have a great bedside manner & disregarded half of what I said. Another patient said he has the bedside manner of a walrus & that is the most appropriate thing I have heard in a long time. Only see him if you very clearly need surgery. Boob-havers beware....Read More
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Dr. Timothy Hipp became my surgeon in 2016! This gentleman has made some very difficult decisions due to my extreme health conditions. When other surgeons would not handle my issues Dr. Hipp stepped up and gave me hope. He works close with my gastroenterologist Dr Maico and Dr Schiminsky. Listens,...Read More
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Don't thing I could have made it thus far without his help.
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Dr Hipp is a very good surgeon that you can trust. He takes the time to listen to you and answers your questions.
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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!...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
American Republic
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test 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) Test PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Medicaid
POMCO Group
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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