Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • primary care
  • obesity medicine
  • women’s health
  • pediatric services
  • preventive care
  • weight loss
  • sports medicine



University of Florida / Shands Hospital
Family Medicine

Medical School

University of Laval
Quebec, Canada


  • Board Certified, Family Medicine
  • Board certified obesity medicine physician
  • OB & Women’s Health Chief Resident, University of Florida / Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL
  • Residency, Family Medicine, University of Florida / Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL
  • Medical Degree, University of Laval, Quebec, Canada

Professional Experience

  • OB Chief, University of Florida / Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL
  • Family Medicine Residency Physician, Shands/University of Florida Family Medicine Residency Program, Gainesville, FL
  • Gator Football Game Coverage, University of Florid, Gainesville, FL
  • Anatomy Mentor, “Bodies” Exposition, Gainesville, FL
  • Research Assistant, Stroke and PD Research, Neuroscience Research Institute (NRI)
  • Faculty of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology Teaching Assistant and Course Evaluator, University of Laval, Quebec, Canada
  • Faculty of Medicine, International Representative for Second Year Medical Students, University of Laval, Quebec, Canada
  • Medical Receptionist, Primacy Medical Clinic
  • Chemistry Lab Teaching Assistant, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Research Technician, Enpharma Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Volunteer Services

  • New Hope for Kids (Florida Program)
  • St. Francis Homeless Shelter
  • Salvation Army and Women’s Shelter/ Homeless Missions
  • New York Coptic Evangelism Outreach ministry
  • Ottawa Montfort Hospital Emergency Room Assistant
  • General Hospital Patient services assistant (Palliative Care and Geriatrics)
  • Winterlude Festival Information Guide
  • St. George Camp Counselor

Awards, Honors & Accomplishments

  • Research Project of the Year: Medical Errors
  • Baxter and Alma Ricard Foundation Full Scholarship
  • University of Laval student recognition bursary
  • Bachelor of Science, Honors in Biochemistry Suma Cume Lade, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Honors in Cell and Molecular Medicine, Neuroscience, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • University of Ottawa Honor Society
  • Canadian Millenium Bursary
  • Canadian Stroke Network Research Scholarship
  • Constance Nozzollilo Scholarship
  • Association of Professors at the University of Ottawa (APUO) Award
  • Thomas W. R Finkle Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Heart and stroke John D. Schultz Research Scholarship
  • University of Ottawa Admissions Scholarship
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)
  • Silver Medalist of Academic Excellence Award
  • French Bilingual Certificate
  • Dele Diploma (Spanish Language Speaking Certificate)


Dr. Phillips is a board-certified family medicine and board certified obesity medicine physician and specializes in primary care, and obesity medicine. She has also had specialized training and interest in women’s health, pediatric services, preventive care, weight loss and sports medicine. She completed an extensive family medicine residency at University of Florida / Shands Hospital, where she served as OB & Women’s Health Chief Resident, as well as provided inpatient, ICU and outpatient care. Prior to her residency, Dr. Phillips earned her medical degree from the University of Laval in Quebec, Canada, during which she completed eight separate clerkship rotations in family medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, geriatrics, psychiatry, internal medicine, neuro-oncology and emergency medicine.

She has most recently completed several leadership courses both year long In christian and physician hospital leadership. She aims to be a strong leader in healthcare reform and promote preventative health.

Her extensive, published peer-reviewed research, awards won, teaching positions held and volunteer services provided support her dedication to the field of family medicine. Dr. Phillips will see patients from newborn preform male circumcisions and provides comprehensive family medicine services, including women’s health and family planning, well-child exams, immunizations and flu shots, treatment of acute and chronic illness, sports medicine, as well as minor office procedures and preventive health screenings.

She speaks English, French, Spanish and Arabic. Serving newborns and up.