Dr. J Phillips, MD

Dr. J Phillips, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. J Phillips, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.

23 Sunnybrook Rd Ste 200

Raleigh, NC 27610

Contact Information

(919) 350-8797

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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

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Dr. Phillips' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Choledochal Cyst
Complex Partial Seizure
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophageal Atresia With Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Stricture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Heart Surgery
Heller Myotomy
Hirschsprung's Disease
Imperforate Anus
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Atresia
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Nuss Procedure 
Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor
Pectus Excavatum
Pilonidal Cyst
Pyloric Stenosis
Pyloromyotomy, Laparoscopic 
Ravitch Procedure
Umbilical Hernia
Undescended Testicles
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
Ventral Hernia
Ventral Herniorrhaphy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a general pediatric surgeon, I believe in patient/family-centered surgical care, involving the child and his or her parents in all decisions related to surgical care. We practice up-to-date state-of-the-art surgical care, involving the use of minimally-invasive techniques (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy) whenever feasible.


  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery


  • 1995
    Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1993
    University Of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital
  • 1987
    University Of California At Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital
  • 1986
    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • 1982
    University Of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • English


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What People Say About Dr. J Phillips, MD
Dr. Phillips operated on our 4-week-old son. After an ultrasound confirming pyloric stenosis, we went to the ER, where we’d met Dr. Phillips and he went over the surgery he’d be doing. He was extremely thorough and patient, taking the time to explain the procedure, risks, and recovery. He even sat...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna HMO
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Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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