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Joseph Kipikasa, MD

Dr. Kipikasa is a gynecologist in the Chattanooga area. He is affiliated with Erlanger East Hospital and Erlanger Medical Center - Plaza Ultrasound.
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Dr. Kipikasa saw more pregnancy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more type 1 diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more drug addiction patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more opiate dependence patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more gestational diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more hepatitis C patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more lupus patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more hepatitis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more hormonal imbalance patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw hyperthyroidism patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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3.2k doctors
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Dr. Kipikasa saw Graves' disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw coagulopathy patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Kipikasa saw more bleeding during pregnancy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more headaches patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more anxiety patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw Crohn's disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Kipikasa saw more congenital disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more birth defects patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more hypothyroidism patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more preeclampsia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more asthma patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw ulcerative colitis (UC) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more thyroid condition patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more major depression patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more hyperemesis gravidarum patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw more polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Kipikasa saw clotting disorders patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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C-section rate

Dr. Kipikasa’s C-section rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Kipikasa 72%
Predicted for his patients 50%
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Kipikasa’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Kipikasa treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Kipikasa’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Kipikasa’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Kipikasa sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
902 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37403
779 miles away
Office
159 Omni Dr
McMinnville, TN 37110
775 miles away
  • Spanish
Office
123 Weaver Rd
Blairsville, GA 30512
727 miles away
Office
2301 N Ocoee St
Cleveland, TN 37311
755 miles away

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Credentials
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1989

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology
    3. Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Kipikasa is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Erlanger East Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Erlanger Medical Center - Plaza Ultrasound
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MedCost
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield