DR. SHIRA BETH LIPTON M.D. NPI 1003043340

Dermatology in Palo Alto, CA

NPI 1003043340 Individual Female Years of Experience 15 Dermatology PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About SHIRA LIPTON

Shira Lipton is a provider established in Palo Alto, California and her medical specialization is dermatology with more than 15 years of experience. She graduated from University Of California, Geffen School Of Medicine in 2007. The NPI number of Shira Lipton is 1003043340 and was assigned on June 2009. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207N00000X with license number A106374 (CA). The provider is registered as an individual and her NPI record was last updated 2 years ago.

A dermatologist like Dr. Shira Beth Lipton M.d. is a medical specialty involving the management of skin conditions and diseases. Dermatologists diagnose some sexually transmitted diseases, warts, cancer, acne, dermatitis and may offer cosmetic treatments, and therapies that reduce age spots and wrinkles.

Shira Lipton is enrolled in PECOS and is eligible to order or refer healthcare services for Medicare patients. The provider is eligible to order or refer: Part B Clinical Laboratory and Imaging, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), a Home Health Agency (HHA) and Power Mobility Devices

Shira Lipton is registered with Medicare and accepts claims assignment, this means the provider accepts Medicare's approved amount for the cost of rendered services as full payment. Participating providers may not charge Medicare beneficiaries more than Medicare's approved amount for their services. Medicare beneficiaries still have to pay a coinsurance or copayment amount for a visit or service.

NPI

1003043340

Provider NameDR. SHIRA BETH LIPTON M.D.
Provider Location Address795 EL CAMINO REAL PALO ALTO, CA 94301
Provider Mailing Address325 DISTEL CIR LOS ALTOS, CA 94022
GenderFemale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, GEFFEN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Graduation Year2007
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date06-13-2009
Last Update Date05-28-2020


Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207N00000X
ClassificationDermatology
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
License No.A106374
License StateCA
Taxonomy DescriptionA dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. The dermatologist has had additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles and other tumors of the skin, the management of contact dermatitis and other allergic and nonallergic skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermatopathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. They also have expertise in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars and the skin changes associated with aging.

Business Address

DR. SHIRA BETH LIPTON M.D.
795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA
ZIP 94301
Phone: (650) 853-2982
Fax: (650) 853-3343

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Mailing Address

DR. SHIRA BETH LIPTON M.D.
325 DISTEL CIR
LOS ALTOS, CA
ZIP 94022
Phone: (650) 853-2982



Medicare Participation

Registered in PECOS? Yes What is PECOS?
PECOS is the Medicare Provider, Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System. PECOS is Medicare's enrollment and revalidation system and it is the primary source of information about verified Medicare professionals. A NPI number is necessary to register in PECOS. Providers must enroll in PECOS to avoid denied claims.
PECOS PAC ID1759552037
PECOS Enrollment IDI20110916000264
Accepts Medicare Assignment? Yes "What does it mean "accepts medicare assignment"?
When a provider accepts Medicare assignment, the provider agrees to be paid directly by Medicare and to accept the payment amount approved by Medicare. Additionally, the provider agrees to not bill patients for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance amounts.
A provider who doesn't accept assignment may charge you up to 15% over the Medicare-approved amount. This is known as the limiting charge. You may have to pay this amount, or it may be covered by another insurer.
Eligible order / refer Part B Clinical Laboratory and ImagingYes
Eligible order / refer Durable Medical EquipmentYes
Eligible order / refer Home Health Agency (HHA)Yes
Eligible order / refer Power Mobility DevicesYes

Clinician Utilization

The following Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes were publicly reported as the top services rendered by this provider under the Medicare program for the year 2017. The reported codes are based on the top 5 codes for each available Medicare specialty, excluding evaluation and management codes.

  • 600Destruction of 2-14 skin growths (HCPCS:17003)
  • 172Destruction of skin growth (HCPCS:17000)
  • 165Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue (HCPCS:11100)
  • 131Destruction of up to 14 skin growths (HCPCS:17110)

Secondary Taxonomies


The secondary taxonomy codes define the provider type, classification, and specialization. For individual NPIs the license data is associated to each taxonomy code.

No. Taxonomy Code Type Classification Specialization License No. State Primary
1174400000XOther Service ProvidersSpecialistA106374CANo

Taxonomy Description: an individual educated and trained in an applied knowledge discipline used in the performance of work at a level requiring knowledge and skills beyond or apart from that provided by a general education or liberal arts degree.

Other Providers at the same location


The following 20 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1346248085 WENDY LEVINE OT
Individual
Occupational Therapist (Hand)795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-3355
1871586826 KATHERINE EASTHAM MD
Individual
Pediatrics795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-4882
1225026735DR. GIA KHUE T NGUYEN PHARMD
Individual
Pharmacist795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-5360
1598753477MR. JOHN PATRICK TRENT PA-C
Individual
Physician Assistant795 EL CAMINO REAL URGENT CARE
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-4761
1518956812 JOYCE K LIN PHARM.D.
Individual
Pharmacist795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-2144
1154311538DR. KATHLEEN BETH ORRICO PHARM D
Individual
Pharmacist (Pharmacotherapy)795 EL CAMINO REAL LEE BUILDING LEVEL A
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 614-3217
1447240809MS. CAROL JEAN HUGUENARD RPH
Individual
Pharmacist (Pharmacotherapy)795 EL CAMINO REAL PHARMACY
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-2891
1619967759MR. ROBERT CARL SCHEIDTMANN R.PH.
Individual
Pharmacist795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-6020
1871574442DR. LISA SCHARP SAMUELSON M.D.
Individual
Pediatrics795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-2992
1376527770 HAIDEH PLOCK PT
Individual
Physical Therapist795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-3377
1437137189DR. DIPTI AGRAWAL MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 321-4121
1073586665 REBECCA FAZILAT MD
Individual
Pediatrics795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-2916
1588621668MRS. MANJUSHREE MADHAV DESHPANDE M.D.
Individual
Family Medicine795 EL CAMINO REAL PALO ALTO MEDICAL FOUNDATION DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDI
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 321-4121
1871541565 JULIE ANNE LETSINGER MD
Individual
Dermatology795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-2982
1386660462 HEATHER ANNE HARRIS MD
Individual
Hospitalist795 EL CAMINO REAL PALO ALTO MEDICAL CLINIC
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 321-4121
1750390597 THOMAS GASTON MD
Individual
Anesthesiology795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 321-4121
1538178397 RICHARD HUNTER MD
Individual
Anesthesiology795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 321-4121
1770592586 JOHN URBANOWICZ MD
Individual
Anesthesiology795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 321-4121
1689684151 ULKA AGARWAL MD
Individual
Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 321-4121
1528078359 JOEL FRIEDMAN MD
Individual
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
(650) 853-2001

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Hospital components include outpatient departments, surgical centers, psychiatric units, and laboratories. These components are often separately licensed or certified by States and may exist at physical locations other than that of the hospital of which they are a component.

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