John Lipham, M.D.

Program Director, Foregut Cancer Program

Phone 949-722-6237 Fax
John C. Lipham, M.D., is the Foregut Cancer Program Director and Chief of USC Affiliated Academic Programs at Hoag. He is Associate Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. Dr. Lipham’s clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of GERD, esophageal motility disorders, and malignant diseases of the esophagus and stomach, as well as complex general surgery issues.
Dr. Lipham utilizes minimally invasive techniques (MIS) and is trained in robotic surgery. Dr. Lipham specializes in the treatment of the following conditions:
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastritis
  • Dysphagia
  • Achalasia
  • Hiatial Hernia
  • Esophageal Diverticulum

Dr. Lipham is one of many fellowship-trained surgeons who serve Hoag patients with GI cancer. Please call 949-7-CANCER for more information.