Dr. John C. Lipman, MD, FSIR
Dr. Lipman is a pioneer in the development of uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) and is an active participant in clinical research trials that have helped demonstrate the safety and efficacy of UFE as a treatment for uterine fibroids.
Having performed the first UFE in Georgia, Dr. Lipman has the largest UFE experience in the United States and one of the largest worldwide experiences, having performed over 3,000 UFE procedures. He was the Principal Investigator for one the 23 core sites for the UFE National Fibroid Registry which enrolled over 3,000 women with symptomatic fibroids. This study is sponsored by the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Research & Education Foundation and the Society of Interventional Radiology, in cooperation with the Duke Clinical Research Institute, and is the largest collection of data on any fibroid treatment (including hysterectomy or myomectomy).
Dr. Lipman earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed an Internship in Internal Medicine which was followed by Radiology Residency training Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He then completed a Fellowship in Vascular & Interventional Radiology at Yale New-Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine. He was awarded Fellowship in the Society of Interventional Radiology which only 5% of Interventional Radiologists worldwide receive such recognition.
Dr. Lipman is board certified in Radiology and Vascular & Interventional Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. He is the author of numerous published articles and has lectured physicians on UFE at some of the most prestigious medical centers in the country, including Harvard, Stanford, and Vanderbilt Medical Centers to name a few. He also lectures to community groups and is available upon request for lectures, health fairs, and wellness seminars.
Dr. Lipman has made it his life goal to educate women who suffer silently with fibroids. He was the National Physician Spokesperson for Supermodel Beverly Johnson’s Fibroid Awareness Campaign. He has appeared live on CNN with Wolf Blitzer, and has been interviewed for USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, The Health Network, and WebMD. He currently is the Medical Director of The Center for Image-Guided Procedures at Emory-Adventist Hospital in Smyrna, Georgia.