Back in 1997 when my only Brother passed away from a heat attack, my neighbors reached out to Dr. John Lippelman to see if maybe he would be my Doctor. I remember him stopping me in my car and telling me to make an appointment. He's been my Doctor ever since and it was easy to follow him to MDIVP. In late 2011 I asked him to do a stress test and he did, it eventually lead to a quaduple by… See more
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
My practice helps my patients gain control of their health and lead longer, healthier lives through the early detection of illness and personalized wellness plans. It is the close partnership between you and me that will help you reach your wellness goals.
My philosophy is simple. Since my practice is small, it allows me the time to work closely with my patients to develop unique approaches customized to their individual needs. My job is to educate, coach, support and guide my patients on a path to a healthier, happier life.
Dr. Lippelman's Credentials
Wayne State University Residency
Internal Medicine & Emergency Medicine Residency 1981-1984
University Miami School of Medicine
Externship Program 1979-1980
San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Doctorate of Medicine 1980
The New School of Social Research
New York, New York
Masters of Arts/PhD, Clinical Psychology 1973
University Southern Mississippi
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration & Psychology 1971
Florida Medical Association 2006
Personal interests: Yachting Captain, fishing, sports car restoration, PADI certified scuba diver
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Testimonials from patients of Dr. Lippelman
I have never had a health care professional like Dr. Lippelman. He cares about his patients - and everything you throw at him. He is up to date on so many latest studies and books and with his many years of experience he brings incredible knowledge and wisdom for whatever is going on with you as a patient. He also thinks about the whole person - body, mind, and spirit. I don't have a… See more
Menopause and age alike takes their toll. No matter what I come to Dr. Lippelman with , he helps me solve it and points me in the right direction immediately . However , he gets it right from the start .
On any of my hospital stays , he comes to visit , not just pop his head in , he sits with you and talks and reassures you .
I don’t ever feel “ ridiculous “ or “ like I’m bothering… See more
By being very analytical and providing all the details of exams and tests, I feel that I am totally aware of what goes on as one ages.
Knowing the things to watch for and do are of utmost importance. This is the strength of the relationship between me and Dr. Lippelman.
Dr. Lippelman continues to be there for his patients. Recently, my wife Patsy, had a medical issue on the weekend. We called Dr. L's cell and he talked us through some issues and prescribed some medication which she has taken before. We follow up with him the following week. Normally, talking to your doctor on the weekend is not going to happen. We are grateful for his total quality… See more
Dr. Lippelman has shared/led my health care experience for many years. I would not want anyone else for the steward of my health. He is very experiences, thorough, caring, compassionate - and tough love if you need it. He supports and applauds those things you are doing right and carefully encourages you and provides information for ways you can improve. I have never had a health care… See more
Thank you MDVIP for Dr. Lippelman.
He is a very dedicated doctor and cares for his patients with such kindness and empathy. It is always a pleasure to be at his office and to receive the quality of care he offers.
His interest is above and beyond the average doctor. His professional advice is appreciated as his knowledge is extensive, and his concern is evident.
Thanks for… See more
Our son, Michael Gerwe,Jr., introduced us to MDVIP, Dr. Lippelman. He is very important to our family.because he mentors and treats with immediate care. This is most important in today's medical world. We experience timeliness thorough care, very friendly office, comfort, knowledgeable staff and a delightful doctor.
My husband Vince and I have all the confidence in Doc Lippelman. He's a very caring and calm doctor. His medical assistant and office staff are always ready to help us with any problems or questions we may have We've really never been disappointed Only one suggestion - Doc Lippelman can NOT retire, ever. One important matter regarding medicines - his conservative attitude about… See more