Laura Lipold, MD

216.839.3900

Laura Lipold, MD

Appointed: 2001

Laura Lipold, MD
Department: Family Medicine
Location: Beachwood Family Health Center
Mail Code BD10
26900 Cedar Road
Beachwood, OH 44122
WorkAppointment:216.839.3900
WorkFax:216.839.3910
Laura Lipold, MD
Department: Family Medicine
Location: South Pointe Hospital
Mail Code BD10
20000 Harvard Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
WorkAppointment:216.839.3900
WorkFax:216.839.3910
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

Laura D. Lipold, MD, is on Staff in the Department of Family Medicine at Cleveland Clinic and Director of Primary Care Women's Health.  She has academic faculty appointments at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Lipold is board-certified in family medicine.

Dr. Lipold was born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., and graduated magna cum laude from Siena College with a BA in biology and minor in Spanish. Prior to medical school, she worked as a teacher's aide for children with developmental disabilities. After completing her medical degree at Albany Medical College, she completed residency training in Family Medicine at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she received recognition for completing an obstetrical tract and international health tract, and received the Resident Teacher Award and Top Resident in Colposcopy Award. Her undergraduate and graduate studies were complemented by volunteer service experiences in Bolivia and India. She also traveled to Kosovo for one month during her residency for an international health elective. 

Dr. Lipold completed a Women's Health Fellowship through Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland VA Medical Center in 2001 and joined the Cleveland Clinic Department of Family Medicine at the Beachwood Family Health Center in 2001. 

She enjoys providing broad-based primary care to a diverse patient population. Dr. Lipold has special interests in women's health and adolescent care, and is active in teaching medical students. 

She is married to Paul F. Lipold, PhD, and they have two children, Abigail and Luke.

Professional Highlights

Director Primary Care Women's Health

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Women's Health
Cleveland, OH USA
2001
Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Family Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2000
Medical School - Albany Medical College
Albany, NY USA
1997
Undergraduate - Siena College
Loudonville, NY USA
1993

Certifications

  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

family medicine, women's health

Awards & Honors

Top Doc, Cleveland Magazine 2010 and 2011

Additional Training

Fellowship in Women's Health, CWRU/Cleveland VA 2000-2001

Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
  • Ohio Academy of Family Physicians
  • Cleveland Academy of Family Physicians
  • North American Menopause Society

Treatment & Services

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English
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