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Tze C. Ip, M.D.

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About Dr. Tze C. Ip

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.

Insurances Accepted

Please verify with your health plan and/or physician’s office.

  • Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street PPO
  • Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • Coventry/First Health
  • Health Net PPO
  • Medicare
  • Monarch Healthcare IPA
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • United Healthcare PPO

For HMO plan participation please call the physician's office.

Affiliations HOI Surgery Center - Newport Beach
Education Medical Education - University of Texas - San Antonio (Medical Doctor)
Internship - UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (General Surgery)
Residency - UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Hospital for Special Surgery (Hand Surgery)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand
Conditions Treated
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries (Elbow)
  • Trigger Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Sprained Elbow (Elbow)
  • De Quervain's Disease (Hand & Wrist)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Shoulder)
  • Tendinosis (Elbow)
  • Broken Arm (Elbow)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Elbow)
  • Metacarpal Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Ganglion Cyst (Hand & Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Still Elbow (Elbow)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Shoulder)
  • Wrist Tendonitis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Erb's Palsy (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Elbow (Elbow)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics (Spine (Pediatric))
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Elbow Contracture (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Strained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Carpal Tunnel (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Nerve Injuries (Hand & Wrist)
  • Olecranon Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Triceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Elbow)
  • Biceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (Elbow)
  • Dupuytren's Contractures (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Sprained Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Elbow Fracture / Fractured Elbow (Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hand & Wrist / Hand Osteoarthritis / Wrist Osteoarthr (Hand & Wrist)
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow (Elbow)
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain (Elbow)
  • Elbow Instability (Elbow)
  • Hyperextended Elbow / Hyperextension of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Sports Injuries (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Neuropathy (Elbow)
  • Fractured Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Hand Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear (Elbow)
  • Distal Radius Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Broken Hand (Hand & Wrist)
  • Pinched Nerve (Elbow)
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Olecranon Fractures (Elbow)
  • Sprained Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Mallet Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Jammed Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Colles Fracture (Elbow)
  • Broken Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries (Elbow)