Howard P. Phillips, M.D.

A comprehensive general Ophthalmologist, Dr. Howard Phillips has practiced in Westchester since 1982.

He began his medical education at New York University Medical School in 1973 where, upon graduation, he was inducted into the Medical Honor Society (Alpha Omega Alpha). Dr. Phillips then did an internship in Internal Medicine at The Albert Einstein/Bronx Municipal Hospitals from 1977-78.

A residency in Ophthalmology, from 1978-81, including serving at Chief Resident for the last year, was performed at NYU Medical Center, the Manhattan V.A. Hospital and Bellevue Hospital. From 1981-82, he did a fellowship in Medical Retina at Bellevue Hospital under the tutelage of Dr. Ronald Carr. Following graduation, he spent several years teaching residents and fellows at NYU.

In 1982, Dr. Phillips joined Dr. Robert Bauer to form Hudson Valley Eye Associates. Phelps Hospital has been his main hospital affiliation where he has served as a member and Secretary of the Medical Board. Dr. Phillips was Chief of Ophthalmology at Phelps from 1992-2006.

Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Phillips is a member of the New York State Medical Society, the Westchester Academy of Medicine, Ophthalmology Section, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

In 2001, 2006 and 2007, Dr. Phillips was named as a Westchester Top Doctor in Westchester and Castle Connolly magazines.