Dr. Matthew F. Philips, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 50

Southcoast Physicians Group, Inc.
480 Hawthorn St
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
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Dr. Philips' Offices

Southcoast Physicians Group, Inc.
SPG - SC Neurosurgery
480 Hawthorn St
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
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Dr. Philips' Experience

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Dr. Philips' Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Philips Performs

Conditions Dr. Philips Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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Hospital Quality

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Southcoast Hospitals Group – Charlton Memorial
363 Highland Ave
Fall River, MA 02720
Southcoast Hospitals Group – St. Luke’s
101 Page St
New Bedford, MA 02740

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    Phone & Address

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    Southcoast Physicians Group, Inc.
    SPG - SC Neurosurgery
    480 Hawthorn St
    North Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (508) 296-8853
    Contact Information
    (508) 993-3555 (Office)
    (508) 990-1176 (Fax)
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  2. Dr. Philips' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Broken Neck
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Philips

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (2/2/2016)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Pennsylvania

    1 Board Action

    • Unprofessional Conduct  (11/19/2014)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Dr. Matthew F. Philips; License # 161120; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician failed to conduct himself with adequate sensitivity during an interaction with a patient and his wife and criticized that patient’s oncologist to a member of the hospital staff in an unprofessional manner. ACTION TAKEN-Final Decision & Order: The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine admonished the physician and ordered the physician to complete the Massachusetts Medical Society’s course on workplace conflict within one year.
    • State: Massachusetts
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    YALE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Philips & Staff

    • English
    • Portuguese
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  3. Dr. Philips' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    • 2 reviews

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    5 out of 5
    - in Fall River |

    This Dr is AMAZING !!!! He has done 2 surgeries on my husband and treated me as well for a pinched nerve. This Dr truly cares about his patients . He will go above and beyond to bring you comfort as quickly as he can.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Wareham,Ma02571 |

    Dr. Matthew Phillips did outstanding surgery on January 22,2016 L4-L5 transfusion.

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