As a native of Orange County, Dr. Ip grew up in Irvine, California. He
obtained his undergraduate education at the University of California,
Los Angeles where he graduated with a B.S. degree in biology. He attended
medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio.
Dr. Ip graduated at the top of his class and was a member of Alpha Omega
Alpha Honor Society. He subsequently returned to California for his orthopaedic
surgery residency at UCLA Medical Center.
It was at UCLA that Dr. Ip developed his interest in hand surgery, and
he went on to complete a Hand and Microvascular fellowship in New York
City at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Ip returned
to Orange County to joint Newport Orthopedic Institute in 2003, and enjoys
the opportunity to serve the community that he grew up in.
Dr. Ip is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and also
holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. He is an active
member of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand and the American
Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Ip is a well-recognized expert on
the treatment of complex wrist and hand fractures and injuries. He travels
throughout the country by invitation to instruct orthopaedic surgeons
and residents on the latest surgical techniques for hand and wrist fractures.