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Dr. John Lipham, MD

General Surgery*
4.4 (22)
Map Pin Small Los Angeles, CA
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Lipham, MD

Dr. John Lipham, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Los Angeles, CA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and is affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC and Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. Dr. Lipham, completed a residency at University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Lipham an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Lipham works at Practice in Los Angeles, CA with other offices in Newport Beach, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lipham's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Dohenny Eye Medical Group
    1450 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (323) 442-6868
  2. 2
    Hoag-USC Surgical Center for Digestive Disease
    520 Superior Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 764-5350
  3. 3
    Hoag Executive Health
    500 Superior Ave Ste 100, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 764-5350
  4. 4
    Keck Hospital of Usc
    1500 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 872-2273
  5. 5
    Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
    1 Hoag Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 764-5350
  6. 6
    USC University Hospital
    1510 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (323) 442-6868

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • Hoag Hospital Newport Beach

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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Barrett's Esophagus
Esophageal Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Acid Reflux Surgery
Abdominal Pain
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Constipation
Esophageal Diverticulum
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Umbilical Hernia
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Abdominal Hernia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Diverticulum
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Crohn's Disease
ENT Cancer
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Stricture
Esophageal Ulcer
Foregut Disorders
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypothalamus Cancer
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peritoneal Cancer
Pineal Region Tumors
Pleural Effusion
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Prostate Cancer
Pyloric Stenosis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer, Familial
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Tongue Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Uterine Cancer
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Appendectomy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Endoscopic Ultrasound
Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
Endoscopy
Esophageal pH Monitoring
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision
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Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastrotomy
Hemigastrectomy
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Puncture Aspiration
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Spinal Nerve Block
Thoracentesis
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair
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    4.4
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    Based on 22 ratings
    Patient Ratings (22)
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    About Dr. John Lipham, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1639100845
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine|USC
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. John Lipham, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lipham is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lipham has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lipham has seen patients for Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lipham on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Lipham. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lipham.

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