Dr. Richard L. Lipman M.D.

Dr. Richard L. Lipman, M.D. is a board certified internist and endocrinologist specializing in medical weight loss. For the past 40 years, he has treated patients for metabolic disorders and weight problems. Dr. Lipman has spent his entire medical career treating overweight and obese individuals with the newest FDA approved diet medications and personalized weight loss programs.

Dr. Lipman has written ten books on weight loss and FDA approved weight loss medications. He has authored more than 26 professional publications in multiple medical journals.

U.S. News & World Report Ratings

Very Positive
10 Reviews (past 12 months).


5/5 Stars – 10 Reviews

Richard Lipman M.D. Reviews on Facebook

5/5 Stars – 25 Reviews

Google Reviews

4.8/5 Stars – 23 Reviews

Yelp Reviews

5/5 Stars – 7 Reviews

Professional Experience Treating Weight Gain and its Complications

Dr Lipman’s Weight Loss Clinic

More than half of the patients Dr. Lipman treats for weight gain have diabetes, thyroid disease, arthritis, heart disease, or hypertension. Most are taking multiple medications for these problems. It is important that your medical professional have extensive experience treating these problems. Many are also associated with a slowing metabolism Dr. Lipman has that experience. He can design a weight loss program that works for you whether or not you have medical problems. Weight Loss Clinics  like Dr Lipman’s office offer long term care by experienced professionals.  They treat the common problems of plateaus and slow-downs in weight because of the long term nature of their care. Weight loss plateaus are frustrating to patient and physician alike.

 Weight Loss Clinic Services:

  • Metabolic and Body Fat Analysis
  • Dietary and Food History
  • Metabolic History
  • Laboratory Evaluation for Glucose, Thyroid, Liver and Endocrine Disorders
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Weight Loss Programs (with or without weight loss medication)usually involving choice of multiple diets
  • assistance in avoiding current fad firyd like Detox Diets and Paleo Diets that are useless
  • Knowledge about OTC meds and supplements which are also of little value

Meet Our Patients

See real results and video testimonials from people who have a completely new outlook on life and health thanks to their weight loss.

I lost 70 pounds and 15 inches in five months on Dr. Lipman’s Miami Diet Plan and I never felt better! I think of each day as an opportunity for success.

Alberto R., Miami, FL

Dr. Lipman is the best. He is kind, patient, nonjudgmental and honest. He uses a combination of diet, education, exercise and medication that fits in your lifestyle. You will lose weight and maintain the weight with him.

Karen W., South Florida
I was 304 lbs and suffered shortness of breath and fatigue at the smallest tasks. I signed up to lose 50 lbs. in 6 months and instead lost over 100 lbs!
James S., Hollywood, FL
I weighed more than 180 lbs when I first met Dr. Lipman. He found my thyroid to be slow and started me on thyroid medication. I have lost 67 lbs!
Judy, Hialeah, FL
My best friend told me about Dr. Lipman’s HCG plan. It was simple and easy. After the 23 day course I had lost more than 25 lb. I wasn’t hungry and all my cravings disappeared.
Sandy, Miami Beach, FL
From 247 lbs down to 120 lbs! Dr. Lipman prescribing Qsymia has added years to my life. My children are proud of me, no longer embarrassed by their fat mother.
Jenny M., Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Individualized Weight Loss Programs

Stressful careers, busy family life, demands on your time, conflicting information… all make losing weight difficult. Everyone one of Dr. Lipman’s patients has different needs and concerns. He understands these obstacles. He works with you on an individual basis to ensure that you get the personal care you need and results to help you achieve your goals. Dr. Lipman performs a full endocrinologic and nutritional evaluation on every patient.

Dr. Lipman’s weight loss programs are fast, safe, and effective. Changes in how and what you eat are part of the methods used to lose weight and to maintain that weight loss. It is a natural, well-balanced plan with both vitamin and mineral supplements ensuring your body can maintain its metabolism as it seeks a new, healthier weight. You can review Dr Lipman’s booklets about these weight loss programs. Dr, Lipman also has vegan low carb weight loss plans.

When it comes to weight loss, Dr. Lipman realizes that no two people are the same. Every individual has different eating habits, food likes and dislikes, and does better when the weight loss plan is personalized. He offers 6 weight loss programs depending on the individual preferences.

Miami Diet Plan Book

Miami Diet Plan

The Miami Diet Plan is unlike any other diet program you have ever tried. It’s based on strategies I have used to help thousands of patients achieve healthy weight and keep it off. No complicated points, no constant counting, no expensive special meals; just steady, proven shedding of those extra pounds. It can even be adapted to a vegan lifestyle
often using vegan snacks, protein supplements.

800 Calorie HCG Diet by Dr. Lipman

800 Calorie HCG Diet Plan

My HCG Diet is all about losing shedding pounds safely. This custom plan is even safe for people with medical problems. That means no strain on your body, no hunger, and no cravings. More importantly, your metabolism will not slow down – you will lose weight almost constantly while on the diet.

Keto Diet

Keto Diet Plan

Dr. Lipman’s Keto Diet eliminates cravings and hunger through the direct effects of ketones on appetite centers. You will experience quick results and rapid weight loss as stored fat becomes a source of energy and burns quickly. Progress monitoring is easy, with daily ketone testing to ensure you are in ketosis.

2 Day a Week Diet Book

2 Day a Week Diet Plan

It’s easy to lose 2 lbs per week or more by dieting only two days a week. On Mondays and Thursdays this is a reduced calorie, low carb diet. For the rest of the week, you can eat what you want! This diet is NOT for everyone! If you do not like restricting your foods – especially on the weekends – and you can make huge changes from one day to another, the 2 Day a Week Diet Plan may be right for you.

Vegetarian Diet Plan

Vegetarian & Vegan Diet Plan

Weight loss diets for vegetarians have become very popular in South Florida, especially with the South Beach crowd that is into organic and “healthy” food and lifestyles. Even for vegans that eat large amounts of carbohydrates, weight loss does not have to be difficult. We will help you balance your diet, find low calorie non-animal protein sources, and avoid saturated fats.

Weight Loss for Children and Teens

Weight Loss for Children & Teens

Overweight teens become overweight adults, which puts them at high risk for developing other health problems. We understand weight can be a difficult subject for children and their parents, and we’re here to help. Dr. Lipman has helped many teens and older children that are overweight as part of his family obesity plan. When treating one or more of the overweight parents, teens and older children in the family are encouraged to participate in dietary changes.

South Miami

We Care About Our Community

Overweight and obesity is a public health crisis. As we help patients on the road to wellness, we encourage everyone to get involved in their local community.

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