Dr. James Phillips III, MD

Dr. James Phillips III, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
(34)
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Dr. James Phillips III, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

133 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 421-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Phillips III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Phillips III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Phillips III' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Phillips III to family and friends
34 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Phillips III' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I did my homework. He has done both my hips. His skill, his persona, and his explanations of before and after procedure are topnotch. I cannot understand anyone being unhappy with having him as their physician. If you to disparrage him. want to walk without pain with a minimum of post op rehab,...more
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Feb 21, 2018 hip replacement by Dr. Phillips at New England Baptist. Excellent preparation, surgery, follow-up care. Off crutches and meds in 4 weeks. Returned to my walking, Spinning, golfing, gardening, shopping self in 7 weeks. Hope he will be available if my other hip needs to be done. Dr....more
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Dr. Phillips replaced my hip last week, my first surgery ever. I went home with no opioids, and my bandage came off in 4 days. After a week I'm down to 1 crutch. His attention, kindness, expertise exceeded all expectations. I am so grateful.
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He rushes you. Does not give any post-surgical advice. You will feel like you're part of a machine. No contact after the surgery. Didn't even call me. I spent a total of about 4 minutes with him from the time I went into his office prior to the surgery, The day of the surgery he spent 30 seconds...more
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Dr. Phillips professionalism, knowledge, compassion and bedside manner is un-matched. Dr. Phillips appointments are thorough and not rushed. He communicates his recommendations clearly and I am confident with all of Dr. Phillips treatment recommendations. I am blessed to have found such a...more
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