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Gender: Male
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The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
1305 York Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: 212-746-4014 | F: 212-746-5845
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212-746-4014

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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Clinical Genetics (MD)
Specialties
  • Clinical Genetics (MD)
Expertise
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Whole Exome Sequencing
  • Genetic Testing
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care

Education/Training

  • B.A., Princeton University, 1986
  • M.D., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 1995

Honors and Awards

2015-Fellow, American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI)
2013 Adjunct Professor of Medicine, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Beijing University
2005-Athalie Clark Junior Faculty Research Scholar Award

2005-2003 American Cancer Society Research Scholar

2000 Board Certification American College of Medical Genetics

1999 Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine

1995-1986 NIH Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship   
1986 Summa cum laude, Princeton University

 

1986 Phi Beta Kappa, Princeton University

Biography

Titles

Associate Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Associate Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Associate Professor of Genetic Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Gladys and Rolland Harriman Associate Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Biography

GENETIC TESTING, WELLNESS WHOLE EXOME AND GENOME SEQUENCING, EXECUTIVE MEDICINE, ADULT GENETIC DISEASES INCLUDING LYNCH SYNDROME/HNPCC, FAMILIAL ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS, HEREDITARY BREAST AND PANCREATIC CANNCER, LI-FRAUMENI, JUVENILE POLYPOSIS, PEUTZ-JEGHERS SYNDROME AND OTHER DISORDERS
 

Dr. Lipkin is a board certified Medical Geneticist with a focus on genetic testing for adult and cancer genetic diseases, including the Lynch Syndrome, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, and Hereditary Pancreatic Cancer among others. He is an authority on cancer and adult genetic syndromes, with a particular emphasis on hereditary Gastrointestinal cancer syndromes. He is the author of MAPP-MMR, a bioinformatic program that is used to interpret whether Lynch syndrome missense variants are deleterious muations or benign polymorphisms. He practices at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He trained in Internal Medicince at Duke University and Medical Genetics at the National Human Genome Research Institute.