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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 49

480 Hawthorn St
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

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

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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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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Saint Luke's Hospital of New Bedford
101 Page St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Southcoast Health - Charlton Memorial Hospital
363 Highland Ave
Fall River, MA 02720

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Philips accepting new patients?

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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
    1
    • 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
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • 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
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • 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 Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
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    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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    Background Check for Dr. Philips

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    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 University
    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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      Saint Luke's Hospital of New Bedford

    • Southcoast Health - Charlton Memorial Hospital

    • Southcoast Health - Tobey Hospital

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.8
    • 24 Star Ratings
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    4.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Philips to family and friends

    4.8 out of 5

    24 responses

    Dr. Philips' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    24 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    24 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    24 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    23 responses

    Experience with Dr. Philips

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    24 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    24 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    24 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

    24 responses

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