Dr. Frank Lipman is the founder and director of the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in New York City.
He received his initial medical training is South Africa, qualifying in 1979. After working for a few years in rural South Africa and private practices in Johannesburg, he and his wife emigrated to the United States in 1984. Dr. Lipman became board certified in internal medicine and served as Chief Medical Resident in his final year of residency at Lincoln Hospital in N.Y.C.
While practicing western medicine, he became more and more aware of both the weaknesses and strengths of his training. He then began to study acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, nutrition, Herbal Medicine, biofeedback, meditation and yoga. Dr. Lipman subsequently initiated complementary therapies at Betances Health Unit and Gramercy Park Sports Medicine in NYC before founding the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in 1992, where he practices what is being called Integrative Medicine, incorporating his knowledge of the many systems and modalities he has studied. The focus of the center is on preventive health care and patient education.
Dr. Frank Lipman is the author of 2 books, Total Renewal: 7 key steps to; Resilience, Vitality and Long-Term Health . (Tarcher/Putnam 2003), and SPENT: End Exhaustion and Feel Great Again (Fireside/ Simon and Schuster 2009).
He is also on the advisory board of a number of organizations including:
Eleven Eleven Wellness Center
As the name says, this is a wellness center and they practice Wellness Medicine. The focus of the center is on preventive health care and patient education. Their goal is to get people healthy and keep them healthy by using various non invasive modalities and drug free techniques such as Nutrition, Detox, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic and lifestyle management . Although they try to avoid Pharmaceuticals, we do prescribe them when necessary. The office has more of a spa feel than a medical office feel because we want clients to have an experience of wellness by just stepping into it. For more information, please visit www.franklipman.com