Dr. Mathew Phillips, Spine surgeon, is a member of the Spine Care Team at the Orthopaedic Center of Southern Illinois. Whether you are looking to alleviate back and neck pain, improve movement or simply participate in everyday activities, the Spine Care Team is here to help - from an initial assessment to a customized treatment plan that is right for you. Understanding your spine and how it works can help you better understand some of the problems that occur from aging or injury.
Dr. Phillips is fellowship trained in Advanced Spine surgery and Sports Medicine. He has special interests in acute and chronic conditions involving the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.
Dr. Phillips grew up in Central Illinois and went to University of Illinois for his undergraduate degree. He then attended medical school at Rush University, Chicago, Illinois and completed his Orthopaedic surgery residency at Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. He completed an Orthopaedic Spine Surgery Fellowship at Spine Surgery PSC, Louisville, Kentucky, and an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.