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Meet the Geriatrics Physicians

Hannah I. Lipman, MD

Practice Specialty
Cardiology (Heart), Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine
University of Michigan Medical Center
Tufts New England Medical Center
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Board Certified
Geriatric Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Academic Title
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Divisions of Geriatrics and Cardiology
Administrative Title
Associate Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics
Clinical Focus
General and Geriatric Cardiology, Hospital Care of Older Adults, Clinical Bioethics
Research Focus
Communication, Surrogate Decision Making, Clinical Bioethics, Bioethics Education

View Dr. Lipman's publications on PubMed


A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Northwestern University, Hannah I. Lipman, MD, MS, receive her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University.

Dr. Lipman completed her internal medicine residency at University of Michigan Health System; a cardiology fellowship was at Tufts New England Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine; and an integrated Geriatrics and Palliative Care fellowship at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Dr. Lipman, a graduate of the Montefiore-Einstein Certificate Program in Bioethics and Medical Humanities, is the Associate Director of the Montefiore–Einstein Center for Bioethics and Chief of the Bioethics Consultation Service.

The Bioethics Consultation Service serves patients, families and other surrogates, and health care providers to help resolve bioethical dilemmas and resolve conflict in patient care. Dr. Lipman teaches bioethics throughout the medical center and medical school.