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About Dr. James R Tipton MD
Dr. James R Tipton has the following 2 specialties
- Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatric gastroenterologists can treat a variety of diseases and conditions in infants and children related to their liver, pancreas or intestines. If your child has severe or recurrent abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, a pediatric gastroenterologist can help you get to the bottom of it. They can also help identify the many possible causes of failure to thrive in infants.
Other common conditions they treat include Crohn's Disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, short gut syndrome and hepatitis C, as well as nutritional disorders like celiac disease and lactose intolerance. In order to diagnose and treat your child’s condition, gastroenterologists can perform colonoscopies and other diagnostic testing before deciding on the best treatment plan.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Dr. James R Tipton is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Self-verified patient of Dr. James R Tipton - Posted on September 21st, 2015
Faith in the System
Self-verified patient of Dr. James R Tipton - Posted on April 20th, 2012
Being frustrated to tears and scared beyond a parent's belief by not knowing what was affecting my child, my doctor referred us to Dr. Tipton. We were so pleased by his demeanor, bedside manner, and the way he comforted our child. He eagerly investigated the cause and symptoms for our child. This was a traumatic effect for any child and his kindness and calm as well as clear explanations gave us all an ease that I don't think most doctors have a gift of. Dr. Tipton is a blessing to the doctor world and if it weren't for him we don't know if we would have our child right now. He is a Godsend!
On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014, 2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2014, 2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
39 Years Experience
University Of California At Los Angeles School Of Dentistry
Graduated in 1980
Ucla Medical Center
More about Dr. James R Tipton
I made the perfect decision when I joined Kaiser Permanente, leaving behind a full-time faculty position at UCLA. I I don't need to worry about running a business. I can focus on taking care of my patients, knowing that I can easily arrange for the tests, medicines or appointments that they need. As new features are rolled out on this Web page, I look forward to being able to provide links to health education materials, helping you get the best information to assist in caring for your children. Biography I am a third-generation native Californian. I grew up in the wonderfully multi-cultural community of San Pedro. I loved science classes, graduated at the top of my high school class, and entered UCLA as a biology major, proudly the first person in my extended family to have the opportunity to attend college. I thought of a career in medicine from early on, and my plans gelled when I worked two summers in the outpatient department at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. I fell in love with the thought of a career caring for children. I am an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at UCLA, where I teach medical students and residents - the young physicians of tomorrow. About my practice If a child has a stomach, intestinal or liver problem, the child's personal physician refers him or her to me. My staff calls the child's family and arranges an initial consultation appointment in the office. I encourage parents and caregivers most familiar with the child to attend that initial visit where we together decide what further tests or treatment would be most beneficial. How I thrive Family vacations, regular exercise, good food, music, reading, and following UCLA sports complement the enjoyment my medical practice brings to me.
Locations & DirectionsKAISER PERMANENTE PANORAMA CITY MEDICAL CENTER, 13652 Cantara St, Panorama City, CA
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