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Tze C. Ip, M.D.

  • Accepting New Patients

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