NorthMar Center II
3893 East Market St.
Warren, Ohio 44484
Phone: (330) 856-4000
Fax: (330) 856-6097 Info@LippyGroup.com
Lippy is founder of the Lippy Group for Ear, Nose & Throat. He is an
internationally recognized expert in stapedectomy surgery for treatment
of deafness. He is one of a handful of surgeons in the world who has
performed thousands of stapedectomies.
created "The Lippy Stapes Prosthesis", many instruments used in
stapdectomy surgery, and has many scientific publications to his name.
His efforts in educating young otologists and audiologists are
internationally recognized. He also teaches and performs ear surgery
abroad. He is the past president of the Otosclerosis Study Group.
Lippy has supported humanitarian causes since his youth. He has a
special interest in athletics, and tennis in particular. These efforts
led to the founding of Israel Tennis Centers that have served over
400,000 children. Jump Start America in 1992 was another of Dr. Lippy's
creations. Employers supporting this initiative gave a bonus to any
employee who purchased an American built automobile. That year the
American share of the automobile market increased for the first time in
Dr. Lippy's special interest is the treatment and surgery for
otosclerosis. He has done over 17,000 stapedectomies including 2000
revisions for otosclerosis. Revision surgery is done for patients whose
original surgery was unsuccessful or whose original surgery was
successful and then failed. His success rate in revision surgery has
dramatically increased over the years because of his great experience,
and the advent of the laser.
He has written more than 50 peer review
papers and five chapters in textbooks. He has taught courses for over 25
years at the Academy of Otolaryngology on unusual problems of the bones
of the middle ear and on stapedectomy. He has developed many of the
instruments and techniques that are widely used throughout the world. He
has written on such exotic subjects as far advance otosclerosis,
stapedectomy in the elderly patients, stapedectomy in children,
stapedectomy in combat pilots, what to expect in the second ear, based
on what was found in the first ear, and the largest series ever
published on revision stapedectomy.
He has been a visiting professor at
the University of Michigan, Ohio State University, The Michigan Ear
Institute, The University of Miami, The University of Colorado, The
University of Pittsburgh, Sanford University, The University of Texas,
Long Island Jewish Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, Henry
Ford Hospital, in Detroit, The Cleveland Clinic, The University of
Cincinnati, Tel Aviv University, The University of Eastern Virginia,
Western Reserve University, Kings Hospital in Amman Jordan, The
University of Cairo, Egypt, The University of Istanbul, Turkey and the
University of Burkerest, in Romania.