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Podiatrist In Palm Desert, California

Dr. Kenneth Phillips, Jr.

Dr. Kenneth Phillips, Jr. is a Board Certified Podiatric Physician who works with his patients to obtain the best possible outcomes for their foot and ankle problems. Residency trained in Foot Surgery, Dr. Phillips does not believe that surgery is the answer to every podiatric problem. Dr. Phillips considers the needs of each patient to determine whether the patient's best options are a conservative non-surgical approach or surgical intervention. Over 25 years of practice have given Dr. Phillips an array of unique and creative techniques to serve his patients and their needs.

Professional Experience

Private Practice years - General Podiatric Medicine including surgery, biomechanics, wound care, podopediatrics, diabetic education, trauma, preventive medicine, and nutrition.

Podiatric Medical Training and Education

Van Nuys Community Hospital
Van Nuys, CA
PSR - 12 - 1983

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
California College of Podiatric Medicine - 1980
San Francisco, CA
1985 - 1986

Undergraduate Degrees
Bachelor of Basic Medical Science
California College of Podiatric Medicine San Francisco, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology-1980

ASC Affiliations-2010 - present

Rancho Mirage Surgery Center
Rancho Mirage, CA

Hope Square Surgery Center-1998 - Present
Rancho Mirage, CA

Aurora Surgery Center -2003 - Present
Palm Desert, CA

Hospital Affiliation-1988 - present

John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital Active staff Department of Surgery
Indio, CA

State Licensure and Certifications-1986-present
Active, Foot / Ankle 1986- present

Board Certified , American Board of Podiatric Surgery - 1994 - Present
Recertified, 2004, 2013

Board Certified , American Board Of Podiatric Orthopedics - 1993 - 2003

Professional Memberships

American College Of Foot And Ankle Surgeons, Diplomat -1994 - Present
California Podiatric Medical Association, Member -1986 - Present
Coachella Valley Podiatric Medical Society -1994 - Present

Professional and Political Positions

Expert Reviewer -2001-present
California Board of Podiatric Medicine
Medical Board of California

California Board of Podiatric Medicine
Medical Board of California
1998 - 2004

Committee Member
Council of Podiatric Medical Education
Bethesda, Md. 2002-2008

Board Member
Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards
Positions: President, 2004-2005
Secretary, 2003-2004
Treasurer, 2002-2003

Board Member -1998-2003
California Board of Podiatric Medicine
Medical Board of California
Positions: President, 1999-2000
Vice-President, 1998-1999
Exam Chairman, 1998-2000
Professional Practice Chairman, 1999-2001


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