Dr. Mark S. Kipnes, M.D.

Dr. Mark S. Kipnes, M.D.

Dr. Mark Kipnes

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Dr. Mark S. Kipnes, M.D.

Endocrinology

Dr. Mark Kipnes is a Board-Certified Endocrinologist with an expertise in several areas such as diabetes mellitus, Type 1 and Type 2, to include retinopathy, neuropathy and nephropathy, adult obesity, diseases of the thyroid and the pituitary, osteoporosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, hyperlipidemia, testosterone deficiency. Highly regarded by his patients and his peers, he is a highly experienced physician with over thirty-two years in the field of Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism, both in private practice and in research.  He earned his Medical Degree from Hahnemann Medical College (Drexel Univ.) in 1979.  He completed his Fellowship in Endocrinology at George Washington University Medical Center in 1984.

He joined the Diabetes & Glandular Disease Clinic in San Antonio, Texas as second partner in July 1984, and since December 2016 has served as Executive Committee President for the Clinic.  Highly regarded by his patients, Dr. Kipnes is the recipient of numerous awards, including being listed on SuperDocs and Checkbook Top Docs of Texas.  Accomplished in the field of research, Dr. Kipnes has served on several Advisory Boards in the past, including Lilly Research Labs and Jansen Advisory Board.  He has been an Adjunct Associate Professor/Clinical Instructor of Medicine/Endocrinology for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for numerous years.  He is a published author, having articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is an active member of several esteemed professional groups, including the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The American Diabetes Association, and the Endocrine Society, to name a few.

  • Fellowship, Endocrinology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, Kenneth L. Becker, MD, PhD, Chief, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Postgraduate, July 1982 to June 1984.
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, Frank J. Luparello, MD, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Postgraduate, June 1980 to June 1982.
  • Internship, Medicine, Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, Frank J. Luparello, MD, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Postgraduate, July 1979 to June 1980.
  • MD, Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, Graduate, June 1979
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Science, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, Undergraduate, May 1975
  • American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Texas Medical License – active since 1985
  • Clinical Professor in Medicine/General Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, September 1, 2001 through present
  • Clinical Instructor, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1986 to 2001
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • Fellow American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • The Endocrine Society
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Genaera Advisory Board, current
  • Lilly ICOS U.S. Cialis Cardiology/Endocrinology Advisory Board, current
  • Jansen Advisory Board, Current
  • Nobex Advisory Board, Current
  • Insmed Clinical Advisory Board, current
  • 1984 to Present – Diabetes & Glandular Disease Clinic. 5107 Medical Drive. San Antonio, TX
  • 1984 to 2006 – Diabetes & Glandular Disease Clinic Research Associates, P.A. 5107 Medical Drive, San Antonio, TX
  • 2000 to 2006 – Diabetes and Glandular Disease Clinic Westside Office 803 Castroville Road Suite 140 San Antonio, TX
  • Chief of Staff, Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital (formerly San Antonio Community Hospital), 1997
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital (formerly San Antonio Community Hospital), 1996.
  • Chief of Staff Alternate, Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital (formerly San Antonio Community Hospital), 1995
  • Secretary, Medical Staff Executive Committee, Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital (formerly San Antonio Community Hospital), 1994
  • Chairman, Department of Medicine, Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital (formerly San Antonio Community Hospital), 1993 – 1994
  • Co-Director, 10th South Texas Clinical Diabetes Symposium (Seventh Annual), San Antonio, Texas, 1992
  • Co-Director, 9th South Texas Clinical Diabetes Symposium (Sixth Annual), San Antonio, Texas, 1991
  • Co-Director, 8th South Texas Clinical Diabetes Symposium (Fifth Annual), San Antonio, Texas, 1990
  • American Diabetes Association Texas Affiliate , Board of Directors, 1988 – 1990
  • Co-Director, 7th South Texas Clinical Diabetes Symposium (Fourth Annual), San Antonio, Texas, 1989
  • Co-Director, 6th South Texas Clinical Diabetes Symposium (Third Annual), San Antonio, Texas, 1988
  • Co-Director, 5th South Texas Clinical Diabetes Symposium (Second Annual), San Antonio, Texas, 1987
  • Co-Director, 4th South Texas Clinical Diabetes Symposium (First Annual), San Antonio, Texas, 1986
  • Co-Director, 3rd Bi-Annual South Texas Clinical Diabetes Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, 1985
  • Co-Director, 5K Diabetes Run, Humanathon, 1984 – 1987
  • Associate Director, Diabetes & Glandular Disease Clinic, San Antonio, Texas, July 1984 – present
  • Associate Director, Diabetes & Glandular Disease Research Associates, P.A., San Antonio, Texas, July 1984 – present.

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