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Dr. Lipman is a board-certified Interventional Radiologist and world renowned authority in uterine fibroid embolization.  He received his Masters and Medical degrees from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1985.  He completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and was selected Chief Resident in his final year.  He then completed a fellowship in Vascular & Interventional Radiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine.  For the next 14 years he practiced Interventional Radiology at Piedmont Hospital before becoming a solo practitioner in 2005.

He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Medical Association of Atlanta and the Cobb County Medical Society.  He has given over 100 invited lectures on Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) and has one of the largest UFE experience in the world (over 2,000).  He was a regular medical contributor for WXIA Channel 11 in Atlanta, and has been interviewed on CNN with Wolf Blitzer, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, The Health Network, Family Circle, and WebMD.

"I want to thank Dr. Lipman for allowing Hope For Fibroids, Inc. permission to publish the following Bibliography.   The research information will help women and their families.   Thank You." - Hope Waltman

Research

Review Papers

 1. Lipman JC, Loughlin K, Tumeh SS.  "Bilateral Renal Masses in a Patient With Tuberous Sclerosis.":  Invest. Radiol. 1987; 22: 912-915.
 2. Lipman JC,  Stomper PC, Kaplan WD, Tumeh SS.   "Detection of Hepatic Metastases in Diffuse Fatty Infiltration by CT:  The Complimentary Role of Scintigraphy.";  Clin Nucl Med. 1988; 13: 602-605. (Selected 1990 Year Book of Diagnostic Radiology)
 3. Lipman JC, Wang AM, Brooks, ML, et al.   "Seizure Following Intrathecal Administration of Iopamidol.";  Am J Neuroradiol. 1988; 9: 787-788.
 4. Lipman JC, Loughlin KR, Richie JP, Tumeh SS.   "Unusual Solitary Soft Tissue Metastases From Renal Cell Carcinoma.";   Urol Radiol. 1988; 10: 110-112
 5. Meyer JE, Amin E, Lindfors KK, Lipman JC, et al.   "Medullary Carcinoma of the Breast:  Mammographic and Ultrasound Appearance."; Radiology. 1988; 170: 79-81.
 6. Lipman JC, Tumeh SS.   "The Radiology of Cavernous Hemangioma of the Liver.";   Crit Rev in Diag Imaging. 1990; 30: 1-18.
 7. Winalski CS, Lipman JC, Tumeh SS.   "Primary & Secondary Ureteral Neoplasms.";   Radiographics. 1990; 10: 271-280.
 8. Kracjer Z, Dietrich EB, Ansel GM, Lipman JC, et al.   "Wallgraft Endoprosthesis for Treatment of Complex Iliac Lesions:  Preliminary Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial."   70th Scientific Session, American Heart Association, November 1997.
 9. Lipman JC.  "Uterine Artery Embolization for the Treatment of Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids:  A Review.";   Applied Radiology. 2000; (20) 7: 15-20.
10. Wheeler YS, Lipman JC.   "Quality of Life From Initial UAE.";   Abstract Presentation SIR 2000 UAE Conference, Washington DC.
11. Ansel GM, Kracjer Z, Lipman JC, et al.  "Long-term Primary and Secondary Patency of Iliac Arterial Wallstenting Followed With Ongoing Limb Surveillance.";   73rd Scientific Session, American Heart Association, November 2000.
12. Spies JB, Niedzwiecki G, Goodwin S, Patel N, Andrews R, Worthington-Kirsch R, Lipman JC, et al.  "Training Standards for Physicians Performing UAE for Leiomyomata.";   JVIR. 2001; 12: 19-21.
13. Fleischer AC, Muniz CJ, Lipman JC"Recent Refinements in the Sonographic Characterization of Uterine Fibroids.";   Ultrasound Rev Obstet Gynecol. 2001; 1: 96-102.
14. Spies JB, Worthington-Kirsch R, Lipman JC, et al.  "Uterine Artery Embolization for Leiomyomata Using Embospheres:  Initial Results of a phase II Study Comparing Embolization to Hysterectomy.";   Featured abstract SIR 2002.
15. Lipman JC.  "The Potential of Acoustic Energy. Endovascular Today.";   April 2003, 24-26.
16.

Spies JB, Cooper JA, Worthington-Kirsch R, Lipman JC, et al. "Outcome From UAE & Hysterectomy for Treatment of Leiomyomas: Results of a Multicenter Comparitive Study.";   Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004; 191: 22-31.

17. Goodwin SC, Bradley L, Lipman JC, et al. Uterine artery embolization vs. myomectomy: A prospective trial. JVIR 2004; 15 (Suppl 2, Part 2): S149.
18. Chopra R, Lipman JC, and Murphy T. Case Studies in Clinical Practice Development. Seminars in Interventional Radiology. 2005; 22 (1):56-61.
19. Lipman JC. Removal of Vena Caval Filter at 224 Days. Southern Medical Journal May 2005; 98: 1-3.


Books

 1. Quick Reference to Radiology.   Lipman, JC.  Appleton & Lange Publishers. 1995
 2. Medical Contributor to It’s A Sistah Thing: A Guide to Understanding and Dealing with Fibroids for Black Women”.  Monique R. Brown. Kensington Publishing Corp. New York, New York. 2002


Chapters

 1.

Lipman, JC.  Technical Aspects of UFE. Techniques in Vascular & Interventional Radiology (TVIR),  W.B. Saunders Co., Volume 5, Number 1, March, 2002.

 2.

Lipman, JC.  UFE: Follow-Up. TVIR   W.B. Saunders Co., 5 (1), March 2002.  Developing A Clinical Service. TVIR.  W.B. Saunders Co., 5 (1), March, 2002.


Awards

 1. America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals
 2. National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives & Professionals
 3. Marquis’ Who’s Who in Medicine & Healthcare
 4. 1995 & 2002 Recipient of the Montague Boyd Award for Outstanding Professional  Publication by a Piedmont Hospital Physician.
 5. Distinguished Faculty Award 2005 Society of Interventional Radiology 30th Annual Scientific Meeting
 6. “Top Docs” in Atlanta: Atlanta Magazine 2001


Media

 1. Dr. Lipman has appeared as a medical expert in numerous health reports which include all of the Atlanta television affiliates of the four networks and PBS affiliate.
 2. He has worked as a weekend medical correspondent at WXIA-TV in Atlanta.
 3. He has been interviewed by USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, The Health Network, and Web MD.
 4. He has local radio experience with medical segments and live call-in programs for V-103FM (including nationally syndicated Frank Ski Morning Show) & WAOK-AM 1380.


Consulting Positions

 1. Medical Advisory Board: BioSphere Medical
 2.

Medical Consultant: Boston-Scientific

 3. Scientific Advisory Board: CeloNova Biosciences, Omnisonics
 4. Physician’s Advisory Committee: 11th Congressional District


Invited Lectures & Presentations

 1. "High Risk Obstetrical Ultrasound."   Radiology Grand Rounds. Hospital of St. Raphael, January 1991.
 2. "Gynecologic Interventional Update."   Obstetrics & Gynecology Department Grand Rounds. Piedmont Hospital, January 1992 & January 1996.
 3. "Update in Ob-Gyn Intervention."   Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds. Piedmont Hospital. Atlanta, GA. March 1998.
 4. "Nonsurgical Gynecologic Interventions."   Southeastern Fertility Institute (SEFI). Atlanta, GA. June, 1998.
 5. "Nonsurgical Gynecologic Interventions."   SEFI. Atlanta, GA. October, 1998.
 6. "Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)."   Atlanta Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology Conference. Emory University Hospital. Atlanta, GA. June, 1999.
 7.

"Uterine fibroid embolization."   Department of Radiology Grand Rounds. Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Nashville, TN. August 27, 1999.

 8. "Update in Gynecologic Ultrasound."   Atlanta Ultrasound Society. Piedmont Hospital. Atlanta, GA. August 24, 1999.
 9. "Uterine fibroid embolization."   Ob-Gyn Rounds. DeKalb Medical Center. Atlanta, GA. September 13, 1999.
10. "Uterine fibroid embolization."   Southeastern Angiographic Society Annual Meeting. Kiawah, SC. October 16, 1999.
11. "UFE post-procedure pain management."   SIR National Conference on UFE. Tysons Corner, VA. October 22, 1999.
12. "UFE in a community hospital setting."   SIR National Conference on UFE. Tysons Corner, VA. October 22, 1999.
13. "UFE. Frontiers in Vascular Disease ‘99."   Stanford University Medical Center Vascular Symposium. The Inn @ Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach, CA. October 29, 1999.
14. "Radiologic Interventions in Infertility."   AVIR Scientific Assembly 2000. San Diego, CA. March 26, 2000.
15. "Gynecologic Interventions Workshop."   SIR 25th Annual Scientific Assembly. San Diego Convention Center. San Diego, CA. March 26, 2000.
16. "UFE. South Carolina Radiological Society."   Charleston Harbor Hilton Hotel. Mount Pleasant, SC. April 29, 2000.
17. "Healing Fibroids Without Surgery: A medical breakthrough for African-American women."   10th Annual African-American Women on Tour. Atlanta, GA. August 27, 2000.
18. "Uterine artery embolization (UAE)."   Rome Radiology Seminar. Coosa Country Club. Rome, GA. September 16, 2000.
19. "UAE: A community hospital perspective."   SIR Emerging therapies conference. Washington, DC. October 14th, 2000.
20. "UAE."  Radiology Grand Rounds. Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA. November 7th, 2000.
21. "UAE."   5th International Symposium on Vascular & Interventional Radiology. Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA. November 8th, 2000.
22. "UAE: post-procedural management."   SIR 26th Annual Scientific Assembly. San Antonio, TX. March 6, 2001.
23. "Gynecological Intervention Workshop."   SIR 26th Annual Scientific Assembly. San Antonio, TX. March 6, 2001.
24. "UFE. Words of Wisdom: A Health Conference for Women Over 35." McRae Auditorium, Piedmont Hospital. Atlanta, GA. April 21, 2001.
25. "UFE."   Chattanooga Angiography Society. Renaissance Commons. Chattanooga, TN. September 12, 2001.
26. "Techniques in UFE. SIR Innovations in Women’s Health."   Scottsdale, AZ. October 6, 2001.
27. "UAE: Techniques to limit complications. Southeastern Angiographic Society 2001."   Ritz-Carlton Buckhead Hotel. Atlanta, GA. October 18, 2001.
28.

"Preliminary Results of Contour trial in UAE vs. Myomectomy."  14th Annual ISET. Fontainebleau Hilton Resort. Miami Beach, FL. January 24, 2002.

29. "Healing Uterine Fibroids Without Surgery: A Medical Breakthrough Therapy for Women."   Thomas P. Hinman Annual Meeting. Georgia World Congress Center. Atlanta, GA. March 23, 2002.
30. "Post-Procedural UAE Issues."   Plenary Session SIR 2002, 27th Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore Convention Center. Baltimore, MD. April 9, 2002.
31. "Gynecological Interventional Workshop."   SIR 2002, 27th Annual Scientific Meeting. Baltimore Convention Center. Baltimore, MD. April 10, 2002.
32.

"SIR UFE Campaign and UFE Practice Development."   Embolization 2002: A Symposium.  Renaissance Hotel. Baltimore, MD. April 10, 2002.

33. "Advances in Gynecologic Intervention."   Piedmont Hospital Nursing Symposium. Richard H. Rich Auditorium. Atlanta, GA. September 25, 2002.
34. "Gynecologic Intervention: An Opportunity for Interventional Radiology."  Birmingham Angiography Club. Birmingham, AL. March 11, 2003.
35. "Clinical management of patients with symptomatic uterine leiomyomata." SERNA/AVIR Conference. St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Atlanta, GA. March 12, 2003.
36. "A Novel Spherical Embolic: Contour SE Microspheres."   Boston Scientific Emerging Technology Symposium. Grand America Hotel. Salt Lake City, UT. March 28, 2003.
37. "UFE Practice Development."   BioSphere Medical Clinical Symposium. Grand America Hotel. Salt Lake City, UT. March 29, 2003.
38. "UFE."   Gynecologic Intervention Workshop. SIR 2003, 28th Annual Scientific Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. March 30, 2003.
39. "Delivering What’s Next in Less-Invasive Medicine."   2nd Annual Congressional Staff Tour. Boston Scientific National Headquarters. Watertown, MA. August 7, 2003.
40. "UFE: Techniques to improve outcome. Intervention: Head to Toe." Sandestin Hilton. Sandestin, FL. October 10, 2003.
41. "Interventional Radiology Procedures in the Female Patient."   AVIR Chapter Meeting. Swisshotel. Atlanta, GA. January 24, 2004. 
42. "UFE Practice Development."   Gynecologic Intervention Workshop SIR 2004, 29th Annual Scientific Meeting. Phoenix Civic Plaza. Phoenix, AZ. March 27, 2004.
43. "Embolization Focus Group."   W. L. Gore & Associates. Phoenix Hyatt Hotel. March 28, 2004.
44. "Uterine Fibroids: What women need to know about treatment."   U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office on Women’s Health Region IV 2004 National Women’s Health Activities. Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center. Atlanta, GA. May 12, 2004.
45. "The role of UFE in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids." Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds. Grady Memorial Hospital. Atlanta, GA. June 8, 2004.
46. "Non-Surgical Solutions to Common Medical Conditions in the Female Patient."   Georgia State Medical Association 111th Annual Convention. Hilton Oceanfront Resort. Hilton Head, SC. June 11, 2004.
47. "Healing Fibroids Without Surgery:  A Medical Breakthrough For Women."   2004 Universal Sisters: Celebrating Health & Soul Conference. Marietta High School. Marietta, GA. June 19, 2004.
48. Interventional Radiology for the Primary Care Physician. Piedmont Physicians Marietta. Marietta, Georgia. August 25, 2004.
49.

UFE: A First-Line Treatment Option For Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids. Windy Hill Exchange Conference Center. Marietta ,Georgia. February 1, 2005.

50.

Blessed Health. Bloom Where You Are Planted: A Women’s Conference. Cole Street Missionary Baptist Church. Marietta, Georgia. February 19th, 2005.

51. Blessed Health. Bloom Where You Are Planted: A Women’s Conference. Zion Baptist Church. Marietta, Georgia. February 19th, 2005.
52.

The Center For Minimally Invasive Services @ Windy Hill Hospital.  Windy Hill Exchange Building. Marietta, Georgia. March 15th, 2005.

53. The Center For Minimally Invasive Services. Kaiser Ob-Gyn Rounds.  Richard H. Rich Auditorium. Atlanta, Georgia. March 17, 2005.
54. The Center For Minimally Invasive Services. Kaiser Town Park Ob-Gyn Conference.  Kennesaw, Georgia. March 22, 2005.
55. The Difficult UAE. Plenary Session. SIR 30th Annual Scientific Meeting. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. New Orleans, Louisiana. April 1, 2005.
56.

Clinical Practice Development Workshop. SIR 3oth Annual Scientific Meeting. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. New Orleans, Louisiana. April 1, 2005.

57. Gynecologic Intervention. SIR 30th Annual Scientific Meeting. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. New Orleans, Louisiana. April 2, 2005
58. Uterine Artery Embolization in the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: Where does it fit in the hysterectomy disparity? Morehouse School of Medicine Health Disparities Symposium. The Quest to Eliminate Health Disparities: Where are we? Morehouse School of Medicine. National Center For Primary Care. Atlanta, Georgia. April 16, 2005
59. Blessed Health. 2005 Holistic Health & Fitness Fair. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office on Women’s Health, Region IV. Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center. Atlanta, Georgia. May 11, 2005
60. Frontline on Fibroid Treatments. Windy Hill Exchange Building. Marietta, Georgia. May 17, 2005
61. UAE: Where does it fit in the hysterectomy disparity? Georgia State Medical Association 112th Annual Convention. Hilton Oceanfront Resort. Hilton Head, South Carolina. June 10, 2005
62. Blessed Health & Freedom From Fibroids. Annual Wellness Fair Shaw Temple A.M.E. Zion Church. Smyrna, Georgia. October 1, 2005
63. The Power of Freedom From Fibroids. Speaking of Women’s Health-Atlanta. The Cobb Galleria. October 15, 2005
64. Before Saphenous Vein Ablation: Sclerotherapy. Southestern Angiographic Society (SEAS) Vascular & Interventional Radiology 2005. The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia. October 21, 2005
65. Saphenous Vein Ablation & Ambulatory Phlebectomy. SEAS 2005. The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia. October 21, 2005
66. UAE: Stasis vs. Pruning. Is there a difference? SEAS 2005. The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia. October 22, 2005
67. New Frontiers in Gynecologic Intervention. SEAS 2005. The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia, October 22, 2005
68. Blessed Health. Kappa Omega Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.  Kappa Omega Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, November 19, 2005


Principal Clinical Investigator in the following research trials

 1.

Core Site Lead Investigator for Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology Research & Education Foundation (CIRREF) UFE National Fibroid Registry.

 2. Boston Scientific Contour SE UFE trial vs. Myomectomy
 3. Boston Scientific Contour/Fast Tracker Uterine Fibroid Embolization trial vs. Myomectomy
 4. Boston Scientific PET Covered Iliac Endoprosthesis Trial for Complex PVD
 5. Boston Scientific PET Covered Iliac Endoprosthesis Trial for Aneurysms/Trauma
 6. Omnisonics trial for failed hemodialysis grafts
 7. Concentric Medical UFE trial.

John Lipman, MD

John C. Lipman, M.D., FSIR


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