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W. Stephen Phillips, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Tyler - Cardiothoracic Surgery

700 Olympic Plaza Cir.
Ste. 510
Tyler, TX 75701

Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

UT Health Tyler

1000 S. Beckham Ave.
Tyler, TX 75701

W. Stephen Phillips, MD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon who was trained in Houston by pioneering heart surgeon Denton Cooley, MD. He has practiced heart surgery at UT Health Tyler since 1997. Dr. Phillips' practice has evolved, since arriving in Tyler, to a practice that focuses solely on the surgical treatment of heart disease.

Dr. Phillips is devoted to providing excellent care to his patients, whether on the operating room table, or during their recovery. "Cardiac surgery is complex, with each ase providing a wide variety of potential obstacles. Though the stakes are often high, there is nothing more satisfying than achieving a positive outcome." 


Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Residency: Texas Heart Institute, Houston

General Surgery Internship and Residency: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.

Doctor of Medicine: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans

Bachelor of Science: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.

American College of Surgeons, Diplomate

American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Diplomate

Teaching Fellow of Surgery, Bethesda, Md.

Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Surgical Society, Member

Cooley Hands Society, Member

Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member

Oscar Creech Surgery, Award

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