Dr. Margaret Lippincott

Dr. Margaret Lippincott is a physician-scientist in the Reproductive Endocrine Unit (REU) of the Department of Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).  She is an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Assistant in Medicine at MGH, and co-chairs the REU Shoolman Visiting Professor Research seminar series. She received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine, trained in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and completed her fellowship in Endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

In the clinic, Dr. Lippincott sees both men and women with a broad variety of reproductive problems. Her main clinical interest is in the diagnosis and management of men and women with hypogonadal states.

As a researcher Dr. Lippincott uses physiologic tools, genetics, and in vitro modeling to better understand how the brain controls reproduction. She is particularly interested in applying this research knowledge to further the treatment of infertility and hypogonadal states.

Selected publications:
1. Chan YM*, Lippincott MF*, Butler J, Sidhoum V, Li C, Plummer L, Seminara SB Exogenous Kisspeptin Administration as a Probe of GnRH Neuronal Function in Patients with Idiopathic Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Sep 16.

2. Sidhoum V, Chan YM, Lippincott MF, Balasubramanian R, Quinton R, Plummer L, Dwyer A, Pitteloud N, Hayes F, Hall JE, Martin KA, Boepple PA, Seminara SB. Reversal and Relapse of Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism: Resilience and Fragility of the Reproductive Neuroendocrine System. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Mar;99(3):861-70