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Ivan Joseph Lipman
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1936
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1994
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Published in the Chicago Sun-Times (IL) on Jun. 9, 1994:

A memorial mass for Dr. Ivan Lipman, 57, vice chairman of the department of internal medicine and chief of neurology at St. Joseph Hospital, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the hospital chapel, 2900 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Dr. Lipman died of cancer Friday in his Near North home.

A nationally known neurologist, he had been on the hospital staff since 1972. He rose to head the neurology section in 1991 and became vice chairman of the department of internal medicine the following year.

Dr. Lipman, who had written articles for clinical journals, had a private practice at 8 S. Michigan. He also held appointments at Chicago hospitals including Illinois Masonic, Ravenswood, Swedish Covenant, Grant, Columbus and at Loyola University Medical Center.

In 1993, he was appointed Fellow of the American Academy of Physicians. At the time, Dr. Serafino Garella, chairman of St. Joseph's department of medicine, said Dr. Lipman was "a compassionate and dedicated clinician, a patient, enthusiastic and effective teacher, a thoughtful and mature professional who is dedicated to our profession and to the betterment of society."

Dr. Lipman was on the faculty at Northwestern University Medical School since 1980. He was associate professor of clinical neurology.

A 1962 graduate of NU's Medical School, he interned at its Wesley Pavilion before serving as captain in the Army Medical Corps at Fort Bliss, Texas, from 1963 to 1965. He returned to Wesley after his discharge to serve his residency.

Dr. Lipman spent two years as assistant professor of neurology at the Medical College of Virginia, returning here in 1971.

Besides being president emeritus of the Epilepsy Foundation of America, he was a past president of both the Society of Clinical Neurologists and Chicago Neurology Society. His memberships included the Council of the American Academy of Neurology.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia; a daughter, Stephanie; two sons, Matthew and Joseph; a brother, Robert, and his mother, Mary Bushnick.



Published in the Chicago Tribune (IL) on Jun. 9, 1994:

Dr. Ivan Lipman, 57, a nationally-known neurologist, was chief of St. Joseph Hospital's section of neurology and vice chairman of its department of medicine. He was chairman emeritus of the Epilepsy Foundation of America, former president of the National Epilepsy League and past medical director of the American Parkinson Disease Association Inc.

He died Friday in his home on Chicago's Near North Side.

Dr. Lipman, a native of Chicago, graduated from Senn High School. In 1962, he received his doctorate from Northwestern University Medical School, where he took his residency.

"His emphasis," according to his son, Timothy, "was to help people with epilepsy not to have seizures. He worked to enable them to control their seizures so they could drive and do other things in life."

Dr. Lipman was on the board of directors of the National Epilepsy League from 1975 to 1977 and was president in 1977. He was president of the Epilepsy Foundation of America from 1987 to 1989 and its chairman from 1989 to 1991.

He also was an associate professor of neurology at Northwestern University Medical School.

According to Dr. Serafino Garella, chairman of the department of medicine at St. Joseph Hospital, Dr. Lipman was "a compassionate and dedicated clinician, a patient, enthusiastic and effective teacher, a thoughtful and mature individual who...is dedicated to our profession and to the betterment of society."

Survivors, besides his son, include his wife, Patricia; a daughter, Stephanie Anne; two other sons, Matthew and Joseph; his mother, Mary; and a brother.

Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday in the chapel at St. Joseph Hospital, 2900 N. Lake Shore Dr. 
 
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Record added: Jul 18, 2010
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