Michael Phillips, MD

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Michael Phillips, MD

Michael Phillips, MD

Pain Doctor

Credentials

  • Board Certified in Anesthesiology

Dallas-Fort Worth Pain Management Doctor Michael Phillips, MD

Dr. Michael Phillips was born and raised in Stamford, Texas – near Abilene. He graduated with honors from Texas Tech University in 1991 with his Bachelor of Science degree. He then graduated from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in 1995 and went on to the University of Texas HSC in San Antonio where he completed his internship in internal medicine in 1996 and his residency in anesthesiology in 1999. He served as Chief Resident during his last year of residency.

Following residency, Dr. Phillips practiced anesthesia and pain medicine in Abilene, Texas for over 3 years before relocating his family and practice to the Dallas area. Dr. Phillips is board certified in anesthesiology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine.

Dr. Phillips was the first doctor in Dallas Fort Worth to perform Autologous intradiscal stem cell (BMAC) injections for lumbar disc disease and also the first to perform cervical spine intradiscal stem cell injections. He was the first doctor to implant the Medtronic MRI compatible Spinal Cord Stimulator system in the North Texas region and the first doctor in Texas to ever implant a gold-plated Medtronic Stimulator system for a patient with a Titanium allergy.

Dr. Phillips was the first doctor in the North Texas region and second in Texas to implant the St. Jude/Abbott Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) stimulator system for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. He was also one of the 1st 50 doctors in the country to be trained on and implant the Superion Vertiflex indirect decompression spacer device for lumbar spinal stenosis.

Dr. Phillips has also served on and still serves on the Executive Board and Medical Executive Committees and has served as Medical Director of several surgery centers in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex.

Education

  • Residency
    Anesthesiology – U.T.H.S.C. – San Antonio, July 1996 to June 1999
    Chairman: Joseph Naples, M.D.
  • Internship
    Internal Medicine – U.T.H.S.C. – San Antonio, July 1995 to June 1996
  • Medical School
    Texas Tech University H.S.C. School of Medicine – Lubbock, Texas, 1991 – 1995
    M.D. – May 20, 1995
  • Undergraduate
    Texas Tech University – Lubbock, Texas, 1988 – 1991
    B.S. – May 1991 – Magna Cum Laude
    Major: Zoology, Minor: Chemistry

Employment

  • Pinnacle Anesthesia Consultants, P.A. / US Anesthesia Partners
    Optimal Pain & Regenerative Medicine division of Pinnacle Pain Medicine
    Arlington, Texas (Partner/Shareholder)
    July, 2004 – Present
  • Tx-AN Anesthesia, L.L.P.
    Dallas, Texas
    October, 2002 – June, 2004
  • Abilene Anesthesia Group, P.A.
    Abilene, Texas (Partner since January 1, 2001)
    July, 1999 – September, 2002

License & Certification

  • Diplomate – American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Diplomate – American Board of Pain Medicine
  • Texas Medical License

Memberships

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Tarrant County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine
  • International Spine Intervention Society
  • Texas Pain Society
  • American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • Chief Resident – Department of Anesthesiology- UTHSC-SA, 1998 – 1999
  • Recipient of the Maurice S. Albin, M.D. – Most Outstanding Anesthesia Resident Award, 1998 – 1999
  • Most Outstanding Resident in Critical Care Medicine UTHSC-San Antonio, 1997 – 1998
  • Resident Delegate – Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, 1998 – 1999
  • Resident Delegate – American Society of Anesthesiologists, 1998 – 1999
  • T.T.U. – Dept. of Biological Sciences Top 10 Honor Student, 1990 – 1991
  • Nominated by T.T.U. to attend 8th Annual Invitational Premedical Conference at UTMB-Galveston for Outstanding Juniors, 1990
  • T.T.U. President’s Honor Roll for 4.0 GPA. Spring and Fall – ‘89, Spring – ‘90, Spring – ‘91
  • T.T.U. Scholarship for Academic Excellence Recipient, 1989 – 1990
  • Who’s Who Among American College Students, 1989
  • National Dean’s List, 1989
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honor Society, 1989

Activities & Committees

  • Member – Medical Executive Committee – Baylor Surgicare at Mansfield, 2010 – Present
  • Member – Board of Managers – Mansfield Surgery Center, 2007 – 2010
  • Member – Board of Managers & Medical Executive Committee, Cleburne Surgical Center, 2007 – Present
  • Medical Director – Cleburne Surgical Center, 2007 – Present
  • Medical Director- Surgery Center of Duncanville, 2004 – 2007
  • Elected Vice-Chairman – Dept. of Surgery- Presbyterian Hospital of Allen, 2003 – 2004
  • Abilene City-wide Formulary Committee Member, 2001 – 2002
  • UTHSC-SA House-Staff Council Representative, 1998 – 1999
  • Education Committee – Dept. of Anesthesiology, 1998 – 1999
  • Committee Member – Dept. of Anesthesiology Chairman Search, 1998
  • Member of Phi Beta Pi Medical Fraternity, 1991 – 1995
  • Member of Alpha Epsilon Delta National Premedical Honor Society, 1989 – 1991

Lectures & Presentations

  • Sedation and Analgesia by Non-Anesthesiologist – presented to Abilene Area nursing staff, 2001
  • Anesthesia for MRI, 2001
  • Sedation and Analgesia by Non-Anesthesiologists, 2000
  • Anesthesia for Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy – Presented at West Texas Anesthesia Seminars- Abilene, Texas, 1999
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Blockade – Presented for Dept. of Pain Management Grand Rounds – City of San Antonio, 1999
  • Fetal Monitoring in Obstetric Anesthesiology, 1999
  • Respiratory Disease Management in Post-Polio Syndrome lecture moderator for Respiratory Therapy Program – UTHSC-SA, 1998
  • Anesthesia for Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy, 1998
  • What to do When Called to a Code, 1998
  • Case Conference on Critical Care Medicine – The Multi-Trauma Patient, 1997
  • Case Conference on Neuroanesthesia – Management of a Patient with a Clivus Chordoma and Spinal Cord Compression Symptoms, 1997

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Cleburne

2010 Katherine Raines, Suite 500
Cleburne, TX 76033

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7100 Oakmont Blvd., Suite 202
Fort Worth, TX 76132

Phone: 817-558-4600

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