Dr. Evan Lipkis is an internist practicing in Glenview, IL. Dr. Lipkis specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Lipkis provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.He has over 35 years in the medical field.He writes LIFESAVERS, an award winning medical e-newsletter that gives you practical nuggets of concise medical info that you can use today. Sign up now on the home page at www.docLipkis.com.Dr. Lipkis is a successful practicing internist who has been in the field of medicine for more than 35 years. He trained at Northwestern University Medical School and presently practices at Glenbrook Hospital in Illinois. He has served as the president of the American Cancer Society (locally), hosted Medical Insight on WTMX radio, and lectured nationally with Dr. C. Everett Koop, the former surgeon general. He has served as a medical consultant for WGN radio. Dr. Lipkis also is an editor for Prescribers Letter, an international newsletter for physicians.Dr. Lipkis is one of the top 50 doctors in the Midwest, according to www.checkbook.org, a Consumer Reports endorsed organization.
Education and Training
Northwestern Uniiversity 1980
Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine 1980
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
Dr. Evan L Lipkis MD's Expert Contributions
Weight loss: Why is it so hard to do and what can be done?Obesity is a disease located in the hypothalamus of the brain. Unfortunately, it’s like treating high blood pressure in the 1960s, we understand the lifestyle changes but only have a few medicines. Many drugs are in the pipeline.The...
There are so many reasons for hives or urticaria: Recent illness (eg, fever, sore throat, cough, rhinorrhea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache) Medication use including penicillins, cephalosporins, sulfas, diuretics, aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), iodides, bromides, quinidine, chloroquine, vancomycin, isoniazid, antiepileptic agents, and other agents Intravenous radiocontrast media Travel (amebiasis, ascariasis, strongyloidiasis, trichinosis, malaria) Foods (eg, shellfish, fish, eggs, cheese, chocolate, nuts, berries, tomatoes) New perfumes, hair dyes, detergents, lotions, creams, or clothes Exposure to new pets (dander), dust, mold, chemicals, or plants Pregnancy (usually occurs in last trimester and typically resolves spontaneously soon after delivery) Sun or cold exposure Exercise So the history is everything. Avoidance of the precipitating factor is key. Loratadine, montelukast and ranitidine are a few agents that can be used. For more help, see a dermatologist or allergist. READ MORE
It all depends how much you drank when you were young. One of the better tests to determine scarring (cirrhosis), is a Fibroscan. It’s a noninvasive vibrational device that can tell if the liver is flexible or stiff and cirrhotic. If any cirrhosis was detected, I would avoid alcohol completely, get the proper vaccinations against hep A and B and further eval. Start with your primary care physician and show him or her my response. Good health, Dr Lipkis READ MORE
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor University of Chicago 2012 - 2018
- Top Doctor2018The Leading Physicians of the World
- Top 50 Docs in Midwest2011Consumer Reports Subsidiary
- High Cholesterol
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Ear Wax
- Peripheral Artery Disease (pad)
- Vascular Disease
- American medical
- Northwestern Mem Hosp, Internal Medicine
Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors
- Global Happiness Project
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