• Midtown Medical Plaza
  • 1918 Randolph Road
  • Suite 600
  • Charlotte, NC 28207
  • 704-342-0252
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  • Piper Glen Location
  • 7810 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
  • Suite 300
  • Charlotte, NC 28277
  • 704-342-0252
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Physician Info

Dr. Kipnis was elected to Sigma Xi (scientific honor society, undergraduate universities) and graduated from Brown University (Providence, RI) in 1981.

Education / Training
  • Undergraduate: Brown University, Providence Rhode Island; BA, 1981
  • Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; M.D., 1985
  • Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT. Internal Medicine, 1985 – 1986
  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT. Internal Medicine, 1986 – 1988
  • Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT., Division of Rheumatology, 1988 – 1991.

 

Current Professional & Committee Memberships
  • American College of Rheumatology, 1991-Present
  • Arthritis Patient Services, Board of Directors, 1992-2011, President, 1997-1998
  • Lupus Foundation, Piedmont Chapter, 2003-2007
  • Mecklenburg County Medical Society, 1991-present
  • North Carolina Rheumatology Association, 2002-present, Board of Directors, 2002-2007,Vice-President, Board of Directors, 2002-2003, President, Board of Directors, 2003-2004
  • North Carolina Medical Society, 1991-present
  • Fellow, American College of Rheumatology
Awards & Honors
  • Sigma Xi (Scientific Honor Society, Undergraduate Universities), 1981
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (Scientific Honor Society, Medical Schools), 1984
  • Physician Scientist Award, National Institute of Health, 1988
  • Physician Recognition Award, with special commendation for self-directed Learning, American Medical Association, 1995
  • President, Arthritis Patient Services, 1997 – 1998
  • Unsung Hero Award, Lupus Foundation of America, Piedmont Chapter, 2003
  • Physician Leadership Award, Lupus Foundation of America, Piedmont Chapter, 2004
  • Top Doctors, Rheumatology Charlotte Magazine, July 2007, July 2008, July 2009
  • Top Doctors, Rheumatology Charlotte Magazine, July 2015, July 2017