MD, FACEP

Dr. Steven J. Lipsky

Peace of Mind Will Be On The Way

Steven J. Lipsky MD, FACEP has been a Board Certified Emergency Physician in Arizona for the last 41 years, and a resident of the Town of Paradise Valley for the last 40 years. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from New York University School of Medicine and did post-graduate training in Family Practice at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix before going into the full-time practice of Emergency Medicine in 1975.Dr. Lipsky has worked in every type of Emergency Department in Arizona – from inner city and rural, small volume and large, public and private hospitals, teaching and nonteaching hospitals. He has taught at the Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine – Division of Clinical Education, as well as in Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine Arizona. He has received the highest number of patient satisfaction letters in his group at multiple facilities and has been recognized at Paradise Valley Hospital for his outstanding performance.
A past President of the Arizona College of Emergency Physicians (representing over 800 Emergency Physicians in our state) along with many other positions in the organization, Dr. Lipsky was also one of six Councillors representing Arizona to the National Council of the American College of Emergency Physicians.Dr. Lipsky built, owned, and was the Medical Director for the first 24hr free standing Emergicenter and Advanced Life Support Ambulance Service in Jamaica. In conjunction with USAID, Cornell Medical Center’s School of Public Health, the Ministry of Health and Environmental Control of Jamaica, and the U.S. Peace Corps, he participated in a successful program to stem infant mortality in rural areas.Fluent in Spanish, Patois, and in conversational French and Hebrew, Dr. Lipsky now offers young and old a caring, personable, worldly, extremely experienced, competent physician for any urgent medical, wound, and orthopedic needs in the comfort of your home, hotel, or workplace!

A word from our patients

WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS SAY


I was suffering from a post-operative knee procedure, so I called Dr. Lipsky. He arrived promptly, diagnosed the situation, and got me under control. What more could you ask for? Prompt, no-hassle, and with results!


Former Mayor of Paradise Valley

Ron Clarke


I have known Dr. Steven Lipsky for 25 years and consider him to be a friend as well as an excellent physician. Dr. Lipsky has treated me, my family and staff for various urgent medical conditions all with genuine kindness and superb care. His knowledge and dedication to his field make it easy to highly recommend his services to my friends and colleagues.


Chairman & CEO, Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

Craig H. Jackson


Thank you so much for your responsiveness in answering questions, my through exam and prompt feedback regarding my MRA/MRI and carotid ultrasound. The care and treatment received from you has been incredible, especially in today’s healthcare environment. I am very thankful for you and the care I received. I highly recommend your services to those in need.


PARKS Medical Management

Sue Parks, RN, MS


Dr. Steve’s

OFFICIAL CV

  • Employment
  • Appointments
  • Education
  • Research
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-Phoenix Memorial Hospital 1975 -1979; full-time Emergency Physician; CME lecturer
to Phoenix Fire Department EMT-P/IEMT students and RNs
-Mesa Lutheran Hospital 1975 – 1978; full-time Emergency Physician and CME Lecturer
for RNs and EMT-Ambulance
-Boswell Memorial Hospital 1977 -1979; full-time Emergency Physician and CME
lecturer for Associated Ambulance EM-P, EMT-A, and RNs
-John C. Lincoln Hospital and Health Center 1977 – 1979; part-time Emergency
Physician
-St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center 1977- 1979; part-time Emergency Physician
-Phoenix Baptist Hospital and Health Systems 1979 -1981; full-time Emergency
Physician at Phoenix Baptist Hospital and Metro Emergicenter; CME lecturer
EMT-P, IEMT, EMT-A, R.N., M.D.; Paramedic Medical Director Phoenix Baptist
Hospital 1979 -1981; EMS Associate Medical Director for Phoenix Baptist
Hospital 12/80-6/81
-Maricopa Medical Center 2/82 – 8/82; Attending Physician Department of Emergency
Medicine (full-time Emergency Physician and responsible for all resident
activity); 10/86 – 8/90, part-time Emergency Physician
-Havasu Regional Hospital 1982; part-time Emergency Physician
-Flagstaff Medical Center 1983; part-time Emergency Physician
-Kino Hospital (Tucson) 1983; part-time Emergency Physician, and overseeing rotating
Emergency Medicine Residents from Univ. of AZ. Medical Center
-Humana Hospital Phoenix 1983; part-time Emergency Physician; Lecturer for monthly
Paramedic review sessions
-Pimento Cove Emergicenter (St.James, Jamaica, WI) 1984 –1985; Owner/Medical
Director of the first freestanding Emergicenter in the Caribbean, and only
Advanced Life Support EMS Vehicle/Service in Jamaica, W.I.
-Casa Grande Regional Medical Center 1985 — 1995; full-time Emergency Physician;
lecturer for monthly Pre-Hospital Tape & Chart; member of Pre-Hospital
Management Committee 1985-1995; CGRMC Co-Rep to AEMS and DHS EMS
Council; Chairman of Disaster Committee 1986 – 1991; Member Ad Hoc
Committee on Obstetrics Crisis 1987; received Certificate of appreciation from
CGRMC E.D. for dedication and commitment to Casa Grande EMS System
1986; Received most letters in Patient Satisfaction Survey 1986 – 1987 and
plaque of appreciation; EDQA Committee 1988; Assistant Director, Emergency
Department 1991 – 1995
-Baptist Medical Center of Scottsdale 1987 –1988; part-time Emergency Physician
-Phoenix General Hospital 1989 -1992; part-time Emergency Physician
-Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital 1989 -1990; part-time Emergency Physician
-Marcus. J. Lawrence Medical Center 1995 -1997; part-time Emergency Physician
-Payson Regional Medical Center 1993 -1996; part-time Emergency Physician
-Yuma Regional Medical Center 1996 – 1997; part-time Emergency Physician
-Paradise Valley Hospital 1993 -1997 part-time Emergency Physician; 1997 – 2010
full-time Emergency Physician; 1997 – 2010 Liaison to Radiology Department;
1998-2010 Paradise Valley Emergency Physicians/Arizona Emergency
Specialists Board of Directors & P.R. Chairman; 1998-2010 member of PVH
UR/HIMS Committee; 1997 – 2010 member of PVH E.D. Committee; 1997-
1999 member Domestic Violence/Abuse Committee;1999 -2010 Liaison to
Pediatric Department Committee; Doctor of the Quarter PVH 8/2003; PVH
Physician of Excellence Award 11/2005 for addressing CORE Measures
-Arizona Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Specialists 2006-2009 —
Employee, V.P. and Shareholder, providing wound care services and
Hyperbaric treatments at the Paradise Valley Hospital Wound Care Center, as
well as Hospital consultations/referrals
-Arcadia Urgent Care 2010-2012—staff physician
-MHPV Holdings, PLC/Doctor Housecalls of Paradise Valley, PLC 2010– Owner,
Manager, Employee; Urgent Medical Care to home, hotel, workplace by only
Board Certified Emergency Physicians using fully equipped Mobile Unit

Member of AZ ACEP (Now AzCEP) 1975 – Present
Board of Directors of AzCEP 1978 – 1981; 1986 – 1988; 1989 – 1990; 1996 – Present
Executive Committee AzCEP2001 – 2004
Vice President for Northern Arizona of AzCEP1983-1984
President-Elect AzCEP 2001 – 2002
President AzCEP 2002 – 2003
AzCEP Physician Liaison to Az. Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) EMS Division 1975 –
1976
AzCEP Representative to the DPS EMS Management Council 1976 – 1977
Az. Dept. of Health Service (DHS) Emergency Paramedic Technical Advisory Council
Member 1976
AzCEPAlternate Councillor to National ACEP Council1976 – 1977, 2002 – 2003
AzCEP Councillor to the National ACEP Council 2003-2011
Member of AzCEP Ad Hoc Committee on Educational Funding 1977
Member of AzCEP Public Relations Committee 1979
Chairman of AzCEP Public Relations Committee1986 –1988
Member of AzCEP Paraprofessional Committee 1975 -1981
Chairman AzCEP Paraprofessional Committee1977 – ‘1979
ArMA Ad Hoc Professional Liability Committee 2005-2009
AZ Emergency Medical Systems Inc (AEMS).— Paramedic Coordinators Committee
Member 1979- 1981; Co-Rep to all Committees from Casa Grande Regional
Medical Center 1986- 1991
Casa Grande Regional Medical Center— Chairman Disaster Committee 1986 – 1991;
Member Pre-Hospital Management Committee 1985 – 1995; EDQA
Committee Member 1988-1995
AZ DHS EMS Division— Advisory Council Curriculum Committee Member1979 –
1980; Drug Box Committee Member 1979 – 1981; Alternate Representative
from Casa Grande Regional Medical Center 1986 -1991; Oral Board
Examiner for EMT-P and IEMT 1975 -1982; Oral Board Organizer for EMT-P
and IEMT 1978- 1979
Special Consultant in EMS to the Minister of Health, Ministry of Health and
Environmental Control, Jamaica, W.I. 7/81 – 9/81
EMS Associate Medical Director for Phoenix Baptist Hospital and Health System 1980 –
1981
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Education, Midwestern University
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine 2001 – 2010
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Education, Kirksville College of
Osteopathic Medicine – Arizona 2001 – 2010

State University of New York at Stony Brook 1966 – 1970:
Major–Biology/Pre-Med; Degree-B.S.; Honors – Graduated Cum Laude
New York University School of Medicine 1970 – 1974; Degree – M.D.
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center (Phoenix) 1974 – 1975;
Residency–First Year Family Practice
CONTINUING EDUCATION
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award 1978
ARMA Certificate of CME 1978
ACEP Certificate of CME 1978 – 2010
ABEM LLSA 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009
ACLS Provider 1978 – 1999
ATLS Provider 1990 – 1994
PALS Provider 1990 – 1994
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider 1991
APLS Provider 2001, 2004, 2006
Wound Certification Prep Course 2008
FEMA Introduction to ICS 2008
FEMA Applying ICS to Healthcare Organization 2008

RESEARCH
1969 — Research Assistant to Dr. J. Dancis, N.Y.U. School of Medicine, Leidesdorf
Research Pavilion. Topic – “Placental Transport of “d” And “l”-Leucine in Rats.”
1969 -1970 — Senior Research Project SUNY at Stony Brook, Sponsored by Dr. P.
Kernigan. Topic -“Insect Vector Control of Drosophila by Induced Sterilization
From Mycoplasm Infections.”
1974 -1976 — Module Participant in a rural health care project in Hanover and St.
Elizabeth Parishes of Jamaica, W. I. in Conjunction with Cornell Medical
Center Dept. of Public Health, The Ministry of Health and Environmental
Control Government of Jamaica, and USAID. Topic-“Young Child Malnutrition”,
the “Elderslie Clinic”, and “Hypertension Screening”.
1981 – Present — Research, Development, Manufacturing, and Distribution of “The
Lipsky Suction Device”; U.S. Patent #4,490,138, #7,955,318 B1, #287,165,
#287,166; FDA approved 6/84 Class II; Research, Development,
Manufacturing, and Distribution of the “Lipsky-Schultz Super Suction System—
the LS4”

SPECIALTY
Emergency Medicine
Urgent Care Medicine
LICENSES:
Arizona #8861 (7-1-75)
Florida #42371 (6-6-83-inactive)
Jamaica, W.I.. #37781 (7-21-81)
BOARDS:
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners (7-1-75)
Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (3-7-86;
Recertification 12-27-96; 12-18-06; & 1-1-17)
Diplomate American Board of Forensic Medicine1998
FELLOWSHIPS:
Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (7/86-Present)
Life Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (8/2007)
LANGUAGES
English, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Patois
CURRENT HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS
None at present
ORGANIZATIONS
Maricopa County Medical Society 1975 – 1979
Arizona Medical Association 1975 – 1979, 2001 – Present
American Medical Association 1975 – 1979
American Physician’s Fellowship 1975 – 1979
Arizona Emergency Paramedic Association 1975 -1979
Association of General Practitioners of Jamaica 1984 – 1985
American College of Emergency Physicians 1975 – Present:
Pinal County Medical Society 1985 – 1995
American College of Forensic Examiners 1997 – Present
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society 2006 – Present
Valley Hotel and Resort Association 2010–
Scottsdale Convention and Visitor’s Bureau 2010–
Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce 2010–
Arizona Better Business Bureau 2010–
RESEARCH
1969 — Research Assistant to Dr. J. Dancis, N.Y.U. School of Medicine, Leidesdorf
Research Pavilion. Topic – “Placental Transport of “d” And “l”-Leucine in Rats.”
1969 -1970 — Senior Research Project SUNY at Stony Brook, Sponsored by Dr. P.
Kernigan. Topic -“Insect Vector Control of Drosophila by Induced Sterilization
From Mycoplasm Infections.”
1974 -1976 — Module Participant in a rural health care project in Hanover and St.
Elizabeth Parishes of Jamaica, W. I. in Conjunction with Cornell Medical
Center Dept. of Public Health, The Ministry of Health and Environmental
Control Government of Jamaica, and USAID. Topic-“Young Child Malnutrition”,
the “Elderslie Clinic”, and “Hypertension Screening”.
1981 – Present — Research, Development, Manufacturing, and Distribution of “The
Lipsky Suction Device”; U.S. Patent #4,490,138, #7,955,318 B1, #287,165,
#287,166; FDA approved 6/84 Class II; Research, Development,
Manufacturing, and Distribution of the “Lipsky-Schultz Super Suction System—
the LS4”
BIBLIOGRAPHY
“Unified Training Manual for EMT-Paramedic for the State of Arizona (Editor-in chief,
1979)
“Disaster Planning” (section of the Unified Training Manual)
“Intermediate EMT Written Boards for the State of Arizona” (Co-Reorganizer 1979)
“On Becoming on Oral Board Examiner for EMT-P, IEMT for the Arizona DHS”
(Editor-in-Chief, 1979)
)

WORKSHOPS & SYMPOSIUMS
“Use of the MAST” – lecturer/clinical instructor at in-service Training for Phoenix Fire
Dept. Paramedics 1976
“Subclavian and CVP Lines” – lecturer/clinical instructor at the First Annual Arizona
EMS Symposium 1977
“Subclavian Lines and Cricothyroidotomy” – lecturer/clinical instructor at the .J.C.
Lincoln Hospital-sponsored CME Program for Northern AZ. Paramedics on
“Trauma” -1976
“Reconstruction of AZ IEMT Oral and Written Boards”- leader of workshop 1979
“On Becoming and Oral Board Examiner for AZ DHS” – leader of workshop 1981
“ALS Technique Review Session” sponsored by NACOG EMS Division and W. L. Gore
“BTLS on the Beach”–instructor, Puerto Penasco S.A. 2003

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