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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gerald Lipshutz is Excellent. Dr. Lipshutz has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 3.7
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. Gerald Lipshutz, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Gene Therapy
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pediatrics

Education & Awards

Dr. Lipshutz graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 13 awards.

Graduate Distinguished Scholar for Academic Achievements, UCLA, 1992
Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Leadership Scholarship, 2007
Upjohn Award for academic and research achievement, UCLA, 1993
Mary Hooley Scholarship, UCLA, 1989
Azakie-Chesson Award for Compassion in Surgery, UCSF
Outstanding Graduate Student, award by UCLA Alumni Association (1 of 4 on UCLA campus), 1989
William J. Dignam Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA, 1993
Omicron Kappa Upsilon, UCLA School of Dentistry, 1989
UCSF Department of Surgery Resident Research Day Competition, 1st place, 2002
Medical Auxiliary Scholar, UCLA, 1987
4th place, American Association for Dental Research National Research Competition, 1989
"Honors", Rank #1, UCLA School of Dentistry graduation, 1989
Azakie-Chesson Award for Compassion in Surgery, UCSF, 2002


Dr. Lipshutz has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • UCLA Medical Center 
  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Gerald Stuart Lipshutz MD is a male Surgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Transplant Surgery.
Where does Dr. Gerald S. Lipshutz practice?
Dr. Gerald Lipshutz has 2 office locations.
Dr. Gerald Lipshutz practices Surgery and Transplant Surgery near San Francisco, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Los Angeles, CA.
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