A Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology), Dr. Lipsitz has extensive training and experience in intracranial and spinal surgery. His special interests include the MRI features of various neurological diseases and the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors. He also has a strong interest in neuromuscular diseases and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Lipsitz has an appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC San Diego in the Department of Pathology where he is involved in the study of neuromuscular diseases with the Companion Animal Diagnostics Section of the Comparative Neuromuscular Laboratory, Department of Pathology. Dr. David Lipsitz received his DVM from the University of Tennessee in 1988 and completed his small animal internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston.
Dr. Lipsitz completed his neurology/neurosurgery residency at the University of California, Davis in 1991 and became board certified in 1993. He then went to the University of Wisconsin where he served as a research fellow with a clinical appointment and then as an assistant/associate professor until 2000. He then returned to UC Davis as an assistant professor and was the senior clinical neurologist. He joined VSH in 2002.