Dr. Matthew Philp, MD

Dr. Matthew Philp, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Matthew Philp, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Temple University in 2005 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

7500 Central Ave Ste 208

Philadelphia, PA 19111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Keystone Mercy Health Plan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Philp "I provide compassionate, expert, care for patients with diseases of the colon and rectum. I use minimally invasive techniques, when possible, to minimize pain and speed recovery."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

34  Conditions Treated


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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Philp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Philp to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Philp's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Philip is low on my approval list. 1st he is extremely rough, being gentle or walking the patient through what he is about to do is not a quality he possesses. Zero bedside manner. When expressing the pain that I had he didn’t seem to care much and only offered a cream after significant...more
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Excellent physician. Surgery went as planned with no post operative pain.
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