Assistant Professor of Surgery
Minimally invasive surgery, thoracic surgery, congenital anomalies, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), Prenatal counseling and inflammatory bowel disease
- Doctor of Medicine with Honors in Research, Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI
- Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
- General Surgery Residency, University of North Carolina Hospitals Chapel Hill, NC
- Post Graduate NIH Trauma Research Fellow, University of North Carolina Hospitals Chapel Hill, NC
- Bachelor of Science (Microbiology), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
- General Surgery – Board Certified 2016
- Pediatric Surgery – Board Certified 2019
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Q & A
For a personal introspective on Dr. Phillips, check out his interview.
|A Boy with Kabuki Syndrome | December 2, 2020
Harrison McNally is like any other two-year-old boy. He sits in the living room with his four-year-old sister laughing, playing, and having a good time. However, Harrison has a unique path in front of him. At three months old, he was diagnosed with Kabuki syndrome, a rare disorder that affects each child born with it in diverse ways. Read more about Harrison’s story.
|A Tumor in Utero | March 7, 2019
Diagnosed in utero, Abbey and Heath Sykes found out that their child was suffering from Sacrococcygeal Teratoma (SCT), a rare fetal tumor. “Just because there is something not quite right in utero, these great doctors can give your child a fighting chance. We’re strong and dedicated to doing everything we could to give our baby girl the best chance at life,” says Abby. Read more about Ruth’s story.