John Phillips, M.D.

John Phillips, M.D.

Ankle, Elbow, Foot, Hand, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Wrist

A native of Dallas, Texas, Dr. John Phillips received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Georgia. A prior Army officer, Dr. Phillips served as chief of orthopedic service while stationed at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, both before and after his deployment to Tallil, Iraq.

Dr. Phillips is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has extensive experience in orthopedic trauma care, upper and lower extremity surgery, joint replacement surgery, and sports-related injuries.

Dr. Phillips resides in Blountville with his wife, Sarah.

Available to see patients at our Bristol – Hospital location, Dr. Phillips is dedicated to providing patients specialized care.


    Medical School

    • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


    • Orthopedic Surgery, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA

    Board Certification

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States

    Team Affiliations

    • Virginia High School
    • “I had good referrals from coworkers. Dr. Phillips clearly explained what was going to happen. The PA was very helpful. I want to do this as soon as possible. They are very knowledgeable.”
      – Jan B.