David C. Fipps, D.O.

  1. Psychiatrist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



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.

  1. 2023
    FellowRST Addiction Psychiatry, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2021
    Fellowship - Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry FellowshipMayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine
  3. 2020
    Residency - Psychiatry Residency. Greenville Health System (Prisma)University of South Carolina
  4. 2016
    Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  5. 2011
    BS - Biology and Minor in Chemistry. Summa Cum LaudeSouthern Wesleyan University

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Young Leadership Alumni AwardSouthern Wesleyan University
  2. 2020
    Prisma Health Department of Psychiatry Outstanding resident Research AwardUniversity of South Carolina
  3. 2020
    Prisma Health House Staff Research AwardUniversity of South Carolina
  4. 2019
    William Webb FellowshipAcademy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
  5. 2019
    Greenville Health System Psychiatry Resident Research AwardUniversity of South Carolina
  6. 2019
    National Alliance for Mental Illness Mental Health Professional Student AwardSoutheastern Symposium for Mental Health