Anne Lipke
Anne B. Lipke, M.D.

Anne B. Lipke, M.D.

Anne B. Lipke, M.D.
Specialty

Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Asthma, Critical Care Medicine, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Disease

  • Accepting Children: No
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Insurance Accepted:

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Additional Information:

Dr. Lipke specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary medicine, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary hypertension and lung cancer.

Philosophy of Care

I personally consider being a physician a great honor. I view my relationship with each patient as a collaborative venture to improve that patient's quality of life. My goal is to help patients to understand their medical conditions and treatment options and to act as their advocate and ally in the healthcare system.

Personal Interests

I enjoy contemporary art, time with my family and plenty of exercise.

Medical School

Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine, Richmond, VA

Residency

Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA

Fellowship(s)

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Additional Information:

Dr. Lipke specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary medicine, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary hypertension and lung cancer.

Getting ready for flu season

Influenza (“flu”) season is unpredictable but usually starts in October each year and peaks around January or February. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) currently recommends annual flu vaccination for all people older than 6 months. Getting vaccinated is particularly important if you or someone with whom you live has a chronic medical condition, like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Here are some things I want you to know about influenza and vaccination:

First, influenza is a serious medical illness that can lead to hospitalization and even death. Annually, up to 200,000 people are hospitalized for influenza. Sadly, the H1N1 outbreak in the 2009 – 2010 flu season caused about 12,000 deaths.

Second, influenza vaccination is the best way to prevent you from getting the flu.

Third, you cannot get sick from getting the flu shot! Some people ...

How to have more good days with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

Patients who are well educated about their medical conditions and who use self-management plans created in collaboration with their doctors have better outcomes in a number of chronic medical conditions. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes both chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is no exception. Patients who understand the disease process that causes COPD and who understand their treatment and management plans have fewer emergency room visits, fewer hospitalizations and fewer days with COPD-related symptoms.

If you are one of the 12 million people who know they have COPD, what can you do to have more days without COPD-related symptoms?

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Minor & James Medical
Swedish/Issaquah
751 N.E. Blakely Drive, Suite 3020
Issaquah, WA 98029
Phone: 206-320-6500
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515 Minor Ave
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-320-6500
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