Dr. W. Phillips, MD

Dr. W. Phillips, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. W. Phillips, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

1000 E 5th St Ste 400

Tyler, TX 75701

Contact Information

(903) 595-6680

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 18 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Phillips performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Phillips performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Phillips treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Phillips treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Phillips treats Heart Disease more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Phillips treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Phillips' conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon W. Stephen Phillips, MD, was trained in Houston by pioneering heart surgeon Denton Cooley, MD, and has been practicing heart surgery at ETMC since 1997.
However, Dr. Phillips isn't comfortable in the s...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1995
    Tex Heart Institute
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1992
    Bethesda Usn Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1987
    Bethesda Usn Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986
  • 1982
    Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School
    1982

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I was very pleased with Dr Phillips He did my husband's heart Bypass surgery. Then he did my 4 bypass surgery Would not trust any other Doctor Very caring and understanding He and Dr Sick saved my life
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Dr. Phillips saved my husband’s life in February 2018. He is an excellent surgeon and a very caring person.
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Locations

UT Health East Texas Physicians

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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Teacher Retirement System
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
Medicare HMO
State Employees Program
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna-HealthSpring
Cigna-HealthSpring HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Choice Plus PPO
Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
Commercial Insurance Company
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HealthFirst
HealthSmart
Humana
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare PPO
Tricare
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Medicaid HMO
Medicare
Medicare Advantage PPO
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
PHCS PPO
RockPort Health Care
CCO/Rockport
Superior HealthPlan
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) HMO
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Perinatal Care
Children's Medicaid
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) RSA
CHIP Perinatal Care
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Health
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Medicaid
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Plus Medicaid
STAR Health (Foster Care) - Medicaid
State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) - Medicaid
State of Texas Access Reform (STAR)+PLUS - Medicaid
Texas Children's Health Plan
Tricare
Standard
TriCare for Life
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
USA Managed Care Organization

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