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Joseph M. Phillips, MD, PhD

Board Certification:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery
Pain Medicine, American Board of Pain Medicine

Education & Training:

Residency – Massachusetts General Hospital (Neurosurgery)
PhD – New York University School of Medicine, (Physiology & Biophysics)
MD – New York University School of Medicine
BS – University of Notre Dame

Clinical Interests & Specialties:

Cervical Spine Surgery
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Cervicogenic Headache
Neuroendocrine Surgery
Neurosurgical Control of Pain

Professional Memberships:

American Association Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
North American Skull Base Society
American Association of the Study of Headache
American Pain Society
New England Neurosurgical Society
New Hampshire Medical Society
American Medical Association


Dr. Phillips joined UVNN after twelve years as a Professor of Neurosurgery at Dartmouth Medical School prior to which he completed a residency in Neurosurgery at MGH and obtained an MD and a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology at NYU. His novel approach to neurosurgical management of headache was featured on the Discovery Channel. He also maintains subspecialty certification in the diagnosis, treatment and surgery of Pain.