Dr. C Vincent Phillips, MD

Dr. C Vincent Phillips, MD

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67 y/o
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Dr. C Vincent Phillips, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

Riverwalk Surgical Associates, Bakersfield, CA

3838 San Dimas St Ste B231

Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • GEMCare
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Phillips' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Phillips treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Phillips treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Appendectomy, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Phillips performs Appendectomy, Open more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Phillips performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Phillips performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Phillips performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Phillips' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anemia
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cancer Surgery
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hypercoagulable State
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Leukocytosis
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Melanoma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Oral Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Rectal Surgery
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Retina Diseases
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tongue Cancer
Tumor
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a surgical specialist, I will not replace your primary care physician. I am a general surgeon and will limit my practice to the areas of expertise with which I feel comfortable. Your primary care physician is your ?general manager? and will con...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1979
    Kern Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1979
  • 1976
    Kern Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1976
  • 1975
    Baylor University
    Medical School
    1975

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Phillips' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Phillips

3.8

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
65.38461538461539%
(17)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
26.923076923076923%
(7)

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Dr. Phillips is an EXCELLENT surgeon. I in fact, requested Dr. Phillips for my recent surgery. He had operated on my husband over 30 years ago, and I trusted him implicitly. I was up and around the very same day as my gallbladder surgery. Albeit slowly... but without the soreness I had...Read More
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I have (and would again) trust this man with my life - without any hesitation whatsoever. Dr. Phillips is not only very professional, but also very caring, and pleasant to be around (he's got a great sense of humor!)
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dr, phillips got me in for my surgery very fast, I was so grateful because I am going on vacation soon, so I have had time to heal, I would recommend him to all my family and friends. thank you dr,phillips Phyllis childress
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Awfull experience ! Wife told them she has a bad allergic reaction to certain stiches, they used them anyway. Neck got infected and puss and blood was coming out after 4 weeks,After 1 week she was told her neck was fine, was not until the fourth week that he realized that the stitches were in fact...Read More
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Dr. Phillips was recommended by some friends I trust, My procedure was minor and the outcome after the surgery was excellent. I even have trouble finding the place where he stitched me back together...he did such a good job. I had one question a few days down the road after the procedure and he...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CaliforniaCare HMO
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
GEMCare
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net of California
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO
UMR
United Healthcare

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Mercy Hospitals

Bakersfield, CA

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