Joseph P. Phillips, MD, is a physician with Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology.
Dr. Phillips earned his medical degree at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, Miss. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at University of Arkansas in Little Rock, Ark., and a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Phillips is board certified through the American Board of Internal Medicine.
In addition to focusing on colon cancer prevention in the Pine Belt area, Phillips also serves as an active member of the Hattiesburg Clinic Board of Directors and several committees where he helps oversee clinic policy, patient safety initiatives and general operations.
Phillips treats patients with a wide variety of gastrointestinal diseases, such as acid reflux (GERD), trouble swallowing (dysphagia), ulcerative colitis (UC), celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), chronic liver disease, and pancreatic and biliary disorders. He is trained in advanced endoscopic techniques, including ERCP, esophageal pH monitoring and resection of complex polyps.
“Hattiesburg has been a wonderful community for my wife, Vickie, and I to raise our five children. I feel blessed to be part of Hattiesburg Clinic, which has a reputation for providing personalized, quality health care that allows me to treat patients as if they are family.” – Joseph P. Phillips, MD