Dr. Matthew F. Philips, MD

Dr. Matthew F. Philips, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 50 years old

Southcoast Physicians Group, Inc.
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Dr. Philips specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in North Dartmouth, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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    • Disciplinary action in another state
    • Action Taken:Reprimand
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Philips' Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    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.
    in Wareham,Ma02571 |
    Dr. Matthew Phillips did outstanding surgery on January 22,2016 L4-L5 transfusion.
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    • Neurosurgery

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • 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
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • 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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    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

    • 1
      Sanction

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (2/2/2016)
      • Action Taken: Reprimand
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      • State: Pennsylvania
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      Board Action

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      • 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.
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    Education

    • 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

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Portuguese
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Neurosurgery
    • Board certified in Neurosurgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Philips' Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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