Michael Eric LipkinChief, Associate Professor | Durham, North Carolina
Michael is focused on the surgical and medical management of kidney stones. He do a large volume of surgeries for kidney stones, however what gives him most satisfaction in his practice is helping his patients prevent kidney stone recurrence. He work closely with his patients to determine the specific causes for their kidney stones. They review this information and then decide on a preventative plan, which often includes dietary changes and even medications. He find it extremely rewarding to help his patients prevent kidney stones, as many of them are surprised that it is possible to prevent them.