About Stuart B. Kipper, MD and Associates

Stuart B. Kipper, M.D.

After growing up in Los Angeles and attending UCLA as an undergraduate majoring in Microbiology, Dr. Kipper spent the next five years in the Ph.D. program in Immunology at UC San Francisco.

Prior to his entering graduate school, Dr. Kipper participated in the early days that helped define and elucidate the basic understanding of the immune system. While an undergraduate,  he worked on the earliest studies that discovered and helped explain the existence and role of T Cells – important participants in the Immune System’s defense arsenal.

While at UCSF, he worked on the role of T Cells – their maturation and importance – in autoimmune diseases like Lupus.

After his Ph.D. work, he matriculated to UCLA Medical School, just as his two older brothers had done before him. After medical school, he settled in San Diego where he completed his residency program in Internal Medicine, in which he became Board Certified.

After residency, Dr. Kipper founded Medical Group of North County in 1990. Over the years, MGNC grew to be one of the largest independent and private medical practices in San Diego’s North County, and eventually became a part of the UCSD Healthcare System In 2010, Dr. Kipper left the practice to pursue his efforts in maintaining committed relationships with his patients by opening his own private concierge practice in Encinitas, Ca. He has been in solo practice there ever since.

Those who know him appreciate Dr. Kipper’s love of the outdoors, respect for nature and everything in it, his love of photography, his spirituality, and his dedication to family which includes his loving partner, April, their beautiful daughter Mia, and his four wonderful sons Ben, Erik, Noah, and Harrison.

He remains dedicated to and continues to enjoy his concierge practice, which allows him to know his patients as unique individuals deserving of personal care. Dr Kipper’s approach defines the true art of excellent medical care.