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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Liptay is Excellent. Dr. Liptay has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.9
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. Michael Liptay, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer
  • Clinical Research
  • Cough
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer (Pleural Neoplasms)
  • Lung Cancer (Pulmonary Sclerosing Hemangioma)
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Mesothelioma (Asbestos-related Cancer)
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Liptay graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Chicago Metro Area
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Thoracic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Liptay has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Skokie Hospital 
  • Rush Oak Park Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Justin Liptay MD is a male Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael J. Liptay practice?
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Dr. Michael Liptay practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Chicago, IL.
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