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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Barry Lipson is Excellent. Dr. Lipson has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Barry Lipson, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Retinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Lipson graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
San Diego, CA


Dr. Lipson has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Barry Lipson MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 28 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Barry Lipson practice?
Dr. Barry Lipson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Barry Lipson practices Ophthalmology near San Diego, CA.
See San Diego Ophthalmologists.