David Fipps, D.O., is an adult psychiatrist with specialty training in consultation-liaison psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. His clinical focus includes:
- Providing comprehensive consultation to ambulatory and hospitalized patients with mental health concerns in the context of complex medical comorbidities and/or addictive disorders.
- Assessment and management of psychiatric aspects of organ transplantation including pretransplant screening, psychopharmacology in organ failure, and quality of life issues following transplantation.
- Assessment and management psychiatric aspects of bariatric surgery including presurgical evaluations, perioperative mental health concerns, and psychopharmacology as it relates to restrictive and malabsorptive surgical procedures.
In addition, Dr. Fipps is active in both research and education. He provides mentorship to medical students, residents, and fellows. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and publishes in high impact scientific journals.
Mayo Clinic locations
FellowRST Addiction Psychiatry, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Fellowship - Addiction PsychiatryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
FellowRST Psychosomatic Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Fellowship - Consultation-Liaison PsychiatryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency - PsychiatryUniversity of South Carolina
Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
BS - Biology and Minor in Chemistry. Summa Cum LaudeSouthern Wesleyan University
Activities and honors
PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Awards and honors
Young Leadership Alumni AwardSouthern Wesleyan University
Prisma Health Department of Psychiatry Outstanding resident Research AwardUniversity of South Carolina
Prisma Health House Staff Research AwardUniversity of South Carolina
William Webb FellowshipAcademy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
Greenville Health System Psychiatry Resident Research AwardUniversity of South Carolina
National Alliance for Mental Illness Mental Health Professional Student AwardSoutheastern Symposium for Mental Health
- 2021 - present
Fellowship Education Committee MemberFellowship in Addictions Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology, Mayo Clinic
- 2021 - present
National Case Conference Moderator and Case Selection Committee MemberAcademy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry