Dr. John Lipman, MD

Bio

Dr. Lipman, Sharecare Editorial Advisory Board, is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of uterine fibroids. He has given over 200 invited lectures on Women's Health topics including Harvard, Stanford, Vanderbilt, and Yale Medical Centers. He has appeared live on CNN with Wolf Blitzer and has been interviewed for USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Jet, The Health Network, Family Circle, and WebMD. Education: • MD: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Residency: • Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Fellowship: • Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology Yale New-Haven Hospital, Yale Medical School.

Specialties:

  • interventional radiology
  • radiology

Affiliation:

  • Atlanta Interventional Institute

Location:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new way to scan children -- and potentially adults -- for signs of cancer's spread without exposing them to dangerous radiation has been developed, researchers say.

    The approach, however, has been tested only in a few patients, and pediatric ra...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A small new study suggests that the brains of children with autism churn busily when they seem to be not doing anything -- potentially explaining why people with autism often seem lost in their own inner worlds.

    The findings don't definitively l...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A small new study suggests that the brains of children with autism churn busily when they seem to be not doing anything -- potentially explaining why people with autism often seem lost in their own inner worlds.

    The findings don't definitively l...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drug-coated "scaffolds" that are placed in the arteries and then melt away over time could offer a new treatment for people with painfully clogged leg arteries, an early study suggests.

    Researchers found that the experimental devices eased leg ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drug-coated "scaffolds" that are placed in the arteries and then melt away over time could offer a new treatment for people with painfully clogged leg arteries, an early study suggests.

    Researchers found that the experimental devices eased leg ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Bats and other animals use ultrasound to their advantage. Now a new study of humans suggests ultrasound can alter brain activity to boost people's sensory perception.

    First, researchers placed an electrode on the wrist of volunteers to stimulat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A highly influential government panel of experts says that older smokers at high risk of lung cancer should receive annual low-dose CT scans to help detect and possibly prevent the spread of the fatal disease.

    In its final word on the issue publis...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    MONDAY, Dec. 16, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, mainly because anti-smoking efforts have caused a drop in lung cancer deaths, researchers report.

    From 2001 through 2010, death rates for all cancers combined decreased by 1.8 percent a ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who have a CT scan to check for lung cancer stand a nearly one-in-five chance that doctors will find and potentially treat a tumor that would not have caused illness or death, researchers report.

    Despite the finding, major medical groups in...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who have mammograms every 12 to 18 months have less chance of lymph node involvement than those who wait longer, therefore improving their outlook, according to an early new study.

    As breast cancer progresses, cancer cells...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Soldiers who suffer mild brain injuries from blasts have long-term changes in their brains, a small new study suggests.

    Diagnosing mild brain injuries caused by explosions can be challenging using standard CT or MRI scans...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans reveal that people with fibromyalgia are not as able to prepare for pain as healthy people, and they are less likely to respond to the promise of pain relief.

    This altered brain processing could explain why people with the mysterious chronic...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Most men given radiation to control pain from advanced prostate cancer undergo more treatments than they really need, a new study suggests.

    Once cancer advances to invade the bones, radiation therapy is usually used to ease the pain it causes. And in t...Full Article

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