Dr. Robert A Phillips MD Cardiologist

Dr. Robert Phillips is a cardiologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with The Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Phillips accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 145 doctors at The Methodist Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Valvular disease, Hypertension, Heart disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Valvular heart disease, hypertension

Hospital Affiliation

The Methodist Hospital
Ranked #14 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1983

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1983 - 1986

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 31 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 29 years in Cardiovascular Disease

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
2006

Publications & Presentations

Relationship of left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic function with cardiovascular and renal outcomes in african americans with hypertensive chronic kidney disease.
Peterson, G. E.,de Backer, T.,Contreras, G.,Wang, X.,Kendrick, C.,Greene, T.,Appel, L. J.,Randall, O. S.,Lea, J.,Smogorzewski, M.,Vagaonescu, T.,Phillips, R. A.

A trial of 2 strategies to reduce nocturnal blood pressure in blacks with chronic kidney disease.
Rahman, M.,Greene, T.,Phillips, R. A.,Agodoa, L. Y.,Bakris, G. L.,Charleston, J.,Contreras, G.,Gabbai, F.,Hiremath, L.,Jamerson, K.,Kendrick, C.,Kusek, J. W.,Lash, J. P.,Lea, J.,Miller, E. R.,Rostand, S.,Toto, R.,Wang, X.,Wright, J. T.,Appel, L. J.

Disparate estimates of hypertension control from ambulatory and clinic blood pressure measurements in hypertensive kidney disease.
Pogue, V.,Rahman, M.,Lipkowitz, M.,Toto, R.,Miller, E.,Faulkner, M.,Rostand, S.,Hiremath, L.,Sika, M.,Kendrick, C.,Hu, B.,Greene, T.,Appel, L.,Phillips, R. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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