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About Thomas Kipps
Thomas Kipps, MD,, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA, with another office in La Jolla, CA. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine and Hematology. Thomas Kipps is affiliated with UC San Diego Health System, UC San Diego Health System and Promise Hospital San Diego. Thomas Kipps has received 3 awards. He speaks German.
Thomas Kipps has the following 3 specialties
- Hematology and Oncology
An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.
Thomas Kipps has the following 10 expertise
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Bone Marrow and Lymphatic Tissue Cancer (Hematologic Neoplasm)
- Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
- Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Hepatitis C
- Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of Plasma Cells)
Thomas Kipps has 2 board certified specialties
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Thomas Kipps is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Kipps is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
UC San Diego Health System
UC San Diego Health System
Promise Hospital San Diego
UCSD Medical Center, Hillcrest
UCSD Thornton Hospital, La Jolla
34 Years Experience
Harvard Medical School
Graduated in 1979
Stanford University School Of Medicine
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