Dr. Lisa Lipitz, a New Jersey native, received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degrees from the University of Pennsylvania; she graduated from veterinary school in 2004 and completed a small animal rotating internship at Tufts University in 2005. Following this academic training, Dr. Lipitz worked in private practice for several years as an emergency doctor in the Philadelphia area. In 2008, Dr. Lipitz began her Neurology and Neurosurgery residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; she received her ACVIM (Neurology) Board Certification in 2011. Dr. Lipitz completed additional continuing education and earned her ACVIM Certificate of Neurosurgery Training in 2012.
Prior to returning home to the greater Philadelphia area, Dr. Lipitz worked as a staff Neurologist at specialty private practices in Florida and Maryland. Dr. Lipitz’s particular areas of professional interest include all aspects of neurosurgery and management of seizure disorders. Dr. Lipitz enjoys lecturing and has given many continuing education seminars to veterinarians as well as presented her research at the ACVIM conference. She has several publications to her credit in the areas of infectious brain disease, neoplastic brain disease, and congenital spinal disorders. Outside of work, Dr. Lipitz enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and Keyes, their lovable Labrador Retriever.
Dr. Lipitz will begin seeing appointments at MVA on April 2, 2019.