Dr. John Lipman, the world-renowned interventional radiologist known for his expertise in the nonsurgical treatment of uterine fibroids, celebrates his 30th anniversary in medicine this year. Here, we take a by-the-numbers look at some of the many moments that have made his career so notable, from founding the Atlanta Fibroid Center (atlii.com) to his philanthropic ventures.
Two years ago, Lipman dedicated the Dr. Earl S. Lipman Endowed Scholarship to the Morehouse School of Medicine after over 20 years of volunteering as a staff member.
Lipman and the Atlanta Fibroid Center enjoy a virtually 100% technical success rate of women who seek UFE. The clinical success rate of the procedure is 90%.
1981 The first Lewis was elected to Atlanta City Council
The date on which Lipman addressed the Georgia Legislature in order to raise awareness of the underfunding of uterine fibroids research
The number of years Lipman served on the board of directors of Cobb County Medical Society
The year Lipman performed the first UFE procedure in Georgia, leading the state to become a trailblazer in fibroid care
The year Lipman began practicing in Atlanta. He first served the Atlanta area as part of a large private practice for 14 years before founding the Atlanta Fibroid Center in 2005.
Atlanta Fibroid Center has been serving women, who travel from all over the world to receive treatment, for six years.
Lipman has performed over 9,000 uterine fibroid embolization procedures, a major breakthrough in women’s health that he helped to develop.
The decade in which watching his father, Dr. Earl Lipman, inspired young John Lipman to become a physician, leading him to attend Georgetown University School of Medicine
Photography by: Photo by Patrick Heagney