Dr. Robert J. Kipnis, board-certified in rheumatology with Arthritis and Osteoporosis Consultants of the Carolinas (AOCC), will retire after 36 years of practicing medicine.
Dr. Kipnis graduated from Brown University and Duke University School of Medicine. He completed an Internal Medicine residency followed by a Rheumatology fellowship at Yale University. In 2000, he became a founding partner of AOCC where he has practiced ever since.
Throughout his career, Dr. Kipnis has invested his knowledge and service into healthcare and his community. His leadership as a founding member has contributed to the growth and development of AOCC as a widely-respected practice. Furthermore, he is esteemed by patients and colleagues alike for being understanding, compassionate, and thorough.
During his years of practice, Dr. Kipnis has received numerous awards including Top Doctor in Rheumatology (2007-2009, 2015, 2017) as well as the Physician Leadership Award from the Lupus Foundation of America. He has been a member of the American College of Rheumatology, North Carolina Medical Society, and Mecklenburg County Medical Society.
Dr. Kipnis would like to express his sincere gratitude to all of his patients, as well as the partners, staff, and the administration of AOCC.