Dr. Lipskar received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy with a minor in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. Dr. Lipskar then went on to earn a Doctor of Medicine (AOA) from Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Lipskar completed a residency in General Surgery at Mount Sinai. During his residency, he completed a two-year basic science Research Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at the North Shore-LIJ Health System, where he studied the anti-angiogenic effects of rapamycin in pediatric solid tumors. Dr. Lipskar returned to Mount Sinai to complete his residency training in General Surgery, and subsequently completed a two-year Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Cohen Children’s Medical Center of the North Shore-LIJ Health System.