Dr. Schipper started his education at the Augustana College in Rock Island and graduated in 1992. Going on to complete courses at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, Dr. Paul Schipper graduated as a medical student in 1996. Dr. Schipper completed his residency at the University of New York in 2001 and two residencies, between 2003 and 2004, at the Washington University and the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Schipper has board certification in both thoracic and general surgery. His particular interest has been mesothelioma, for which treatment methods are only slowly progressing because of the severity of the disease. Dr. Paul Schipper can be found practicing at the Knight Cancer Institute in Portland.
Augustana College, Rock Island, IL - 1992
University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA - 1996
New York University, New York, NY - 2001
Washington University, St. Louis, MO - 2003 Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN - 2004
American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Minimally Invasive Versus Open Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: A Comparison of Early Surgical Outcomes From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database.
Sihag S1, Kosinski AS2, Gaissert HA3, Wright CD3, Schipper PH4.See more >>
Significant understaging is seen in clinically staged T2N0 esophageal cancer patients undergoing esophagectomy.
Dolan JP1, Kaur T1, Diggs BS1, Luna RA1, Sheppard BC1, Schipper PH2, Tieu BH2, Bakis G3, Vaccaro GM4, Holland JM5, Gatter KM6, Conroy MA1, Thomas CA Jr5, Hunter JG1.See more >>
Impact of comorbidity on outcomes and overall survival after open and minimally invasive esophagectomy for locally advanced esophageal cancer.
Dolan JP1, Kaur T, Diggs BS, Luna RA, Schipper PH, Tieu BH, Sheppard BC, Hunter JG.See more >>
A Cross-sectional Analysis of the Prevalence of Barrett Esophagus in Otolaryngology Patients With Laryngeal Symptoms.
Nason KS1, Murphy T, Schindler J, Schipper PH, Hoppo T, Diggs BS, Sauer DA, Shaheen NJ, Morris CD, Jobe BA; Barrett’s Esophagus Risk Consortium (BERC).See more >>
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Verified Patient ReviewsRate This Doctor
March 03, 2016
by Tim D.
“Dr. Schipper is one of the best surgeons that I’ve worked with. I trust his skills and he is one of the surgeons that will actually take the time to explain a complicated procedure in an understandable manner. I also recommend his team for extreme care and compassion.”