Frank M. Phillips, MD

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Section Head Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

As Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Head of the Section of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, Frank Phillips is an internationally recognized spine surgeon and an acknowledged expert in the field of motion preserving and minimally invasive spinal procedures. He has participated in the development of a number of minimally invasive spinal techniques and devices and has focused on research in biologics and biomechanics of spinal reconstruction.

He is a graduate from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa, completed his orthopedic residency at The University of Chicago, and served a spine fellowship at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He publishes and lectures extensively and directs spinal educational courses for other surgeons. Dr. Phillips is Past President of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and is on various committees of the Cervical Spine Research Committee and the International Society for Advanced Spine Surgery (ISASS).