Alistair Phillips, MD

Alistair Phillips, MD

Thoracic Surgery Los Angeles, CA

Co-Director, The Guerin Family Congenital Heart Program, Chief, Division of Congenital Heart Surgery

Office Address

Office Map
  • 8700 Beverly Blvd,
    Advanced Health Science Pavilion - A3313
    Los Angeles, CA 90048
    Phone: (310) 423-1153
    Fax: (310) 423-6795

Dr. Phillips's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac
  • Clinical Interests: Congenital Heart Defects

Dr. Phillips's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Co-Director Congenital Heart ProgramCedars Sinai Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
  • ChiefCedars Sinai Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Affiliate FacultyJames M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence
  • Surgical Director of Adult Congenital Heart DiseaseCincinnati Children's Hospital
    Surgical Director Pediatric Heart Transplant
  • Associate Professor of SurgeryUniversity of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Attending SurgeonCincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Surgical Director of Heart Transplant and Adult Congenital Heart DiseaseCincinnati Children's Hospital
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Attending SurgeonThe Ohio State University Medical School
    Columbus, OH
  • Director of Cardiothoracic Tissue BankTissue Bank
  • Assistant Professor of SurgeryThe Ohio State University Medical School
    Columbus, OH
  • Attending SurgeonColumbus Children's Hospital
    Columbus, OH
  • Attending SurgeonNationwide Children's Hospital
    Columbus, OH
  • Instructor in SurgeryCollege of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University, Columbia University
    New York, NY
  • Assistant AttendingNew York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    New York, NY
  • Assistant SurgeonNew York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center
    New York, NY
  • Clinical Associate in Cardiothoracic SurgeryCornell University Medical Center
    New York, NY
    Clinical Associate in Surgery (1995-1996); Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery (1996-1998); Clinical Associate in Surgery (1998-2001)
  • Clinical FellowThe New York Hospital
    New York, NY
    Assistant Surgeon, Department of Surgery (1994-1996); Clinical Fellow, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery (1996-1998)

Dr. Phillips's Education & Medical Training

  • New York Presbyterian HospitalNew York Presbyterian HospitalFellowship, Thoracic Surgery
  • New York Presbyterian HospitalNew York Presbyterian HospitalResidency, General Surgery
  • Columbia Univ Coll of Phys & SurgColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsMedical School
  • The Johns Hopkins UniversityThe Johns Hopkins UniversityOther Training, B.S., Biomedical Engineering, With Honors

Dr. Phillips's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License2013 - Present
  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Phillips's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical CenterDistinguished Housestaff AwardNew York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2012
  • Guide to America's Top SurgeonsNamed one of America's Top Surgeon'sGuide to America's Top Surgeons, 2009
  • Who's Who Among Executive and Professionals "Honors Edition"2008-2009
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Dr. Phillips's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Proteomic analysis reveals new cardia-specific dystrophin-associated proteins.Johnson EK, Zhang L, Adams ME, Phillips A, Freitas MA, Froehner SC, Green-Church KB, Montanaro, PLoS One, 8/1/2012
  • Antibody-mediated rejection in a lung transplant recipient transplant recipient after stroke treated with thrombolytic therapy.Hayes D Jr, Nicholas DiPaola N, Baker PB, Phillips AB, Nicol KK, Transpl Immunol, 1/1/2012
  • Rapid acute onset of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in a lung transplant after respiratory syncytial virus infection.Hayes D Jr, Mansour HM, Kirkby S, Phillips AB, Transpl Infect Dis, 1/1/2012
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Pediatric Cardiac SurgeryChapter: Hybrid procedures for congenital heart disease.
    Galantowicz, M, Cheatham JP, Phillips A, Holzer RJ, Hill SL, Olshove V
    Editors: Mavroudis C, Baker C.Blackwell Publishing Ltd
    Edition 4th ,2012


  • Comparison of Ultrafiltration and Modified Ultrafiltration in Pediatric and Adult Patients Undergoing Surgical Repair of Congenital Heart Disease.Phillips A, Xue J, Olshove V, 23rd International Sympsosium on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, 6/1/2013
  • mportance of a Team Huddle Prior to Surgical Repair of Congenital Heart Disease at Improving Communication and Reducing Variability.Phillips A, Olshove V, AHA QCOR, 5/9/2013
  • Developing a Real-Time Event Monitoring System for Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery.Phillips A, Olshove V, AHA QCOR, 5/9/2013
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  • Women's Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills.10/25/2013
  • Blood Conservation in Congenital Heart Surgery: We Can Do Better!10/10/2013
  • The Congenital Heart Program: Developing a New Model for the Delivery of Health Care.9/17/2013
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Dr. Phillips's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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