Trinity Medical Group

About Matthew Phillips, MD, FACS

Dr. Phillips is a Board Certified General Surgeon with more than 30 years of experience. He has also earned the distinction of Fellow in the American College of Surgery (FACS).

Dr. Phillips earned his Medical Degree at NEOUCOM and completed his general surgery residency training at Akron City Hospital.

Dr. Phillips resides at New Philadelphia with his wife. Together, they have four children and three grandchildren.

Awards & Honors

He was voted the "Best Physician" in the Times Reporter newspaper's Reader's Choice contest in 2016.

Interests & Hobbies

When he's not busy caring for his patients, Dr. Phillips especially enjoys spending time hunting and fishing.

Most Rewarding Aspect of Being a Physician

He enjoys the ability to help people, and he said his parents inspired him and gave him the confidence to pursue a career in medicine.

What I Like About Trinity Hospital Twin City

Dr. Phillips appreciates the small-town atmosphere and the Christian values.

People Would Be Surprised to Know...

In Dr. Phillips' lifetime, he's planted over 30,000 Christmas trees, and he runs his own Christmas tree farm.

Favorite Quotation/Bible Verse

"This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it." -Psalm 118:24

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