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Dr. Michael Phillips, MD

Dr. Michael Phillips, MD

Pain Medicine Specialist

25 Years of Experience

Accepting patients

    Overview

    Dr. Michael Phillips grew up in Stamford, Texas – near Abilene. He graduated with honors from Texas Tech University in 1991 with his Bachelor of Science degree. Then, he then graduated from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in 1995 and went on to the University of Texas HSC in San Antonio where he completed his internship in internal medicine in 1996 and his residency in anesthesiology in 1999. During his last year or residency, he served as Chief Resident. Following his residency, Dr. Phillips practiced anesthesia and pain medicine in Abilene, Texas for over 3 years before relocating his family and practice to the DFW area. Dr. Phillips was the first doctor in Dallas Fort Worth to perform Autologous intradiscal stem cell (BMAC) injections for lumbar disc disease and also the first doctor to perform cervical spine intradiscal stem cell injections. He was the first doctor to implant the Medtronic MRI compatible Spinal Cord Stimulator system in the North Texas region and the first doctor in Texas to ever implant a gold-plated Medtronic Stimulator system for a patient with a Titanium allergy. Dr. Phillips was the first doctor in the North Texas region and second in Texas to implant the Abbott Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) stimulator system for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. He was also one of the 1st 50 doctors in the country to be trained on and implant the Superion Vertiflex indirect decompression spacer device for lumbar spinal stenosis. Dr. Phillips has also served on a number of boards. He currently serves on the Executive Board and Medical Executive Committees and has previously served as Medical Director of several surgery centers in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Pain Medicine Specialist

    Education & Training

    Univ Tx Med Sch-San Antonio, Anesthesiology; Univ Hosp-S Tx Med Ctr, Internal Medicine (Residency)

    UTHSC School of Medicine (Internship)

    Bachelors Degree - Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch of Med, Lubbock Tx

    Medical Degree - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Anesthesiology

    Medical Procedures Performed

    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

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    Locations

    Optimal Pain & Regenerative Medicine

    800 W Arbrook Blvd

    Suite 120

    Arlington, TX 76015

    (817) 468-4343

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    Practice At 13601 Preston Rd Suite 1000w

    13601 Preston Rd

    Suite 1000w

    Dallas, TX 75240

    (972) 715-5000

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    Dr. Michael Phillips, MD

    2010 W Katherine Raines

    Suite 500

    Cleburne, TX 76033

    (817) 558-4600

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    Optimal Pain & Regenerative Medicine

    Southwest Medical Plaza Building #1, 7100 Oakmont Blvd

    Suite 202

    Fort Worth, TX 76132

    (817) 468-4343

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    OPTIMAL Pain and Regenerative Medicine

    829 N Nolan River Rd

    Cleburne, TX 76033

    (817) 468-4343

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    American Society of Anesthesiologist

    Member

    Texas Society of Anesthesiologists

    Member

    American Academy of Pain Medicine

    Member

    International Spine Intervention Society

    Member

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Michael Phillips accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Michael Phillips is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Michael Phillips offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Phillips's office at (817) 468-4343 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Michael Phillips offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Phillips's office at (817) 468-4343 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Michael Phillips speak?

    Dr. Michael Phillips speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Michael Phillips have?

    Dr. Michael Phillips is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

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