Robert A. Phillips, MD, PhD, FACC

Professional Information

Robert A. Phillips, MD, PhD, is executive vice president, chief physician executive, Houston Methodist, and president and chief executive officer of the Houston Methodist physician organization in Houston, Texas. He is a professor of medicine at Weill Cornell College of Medicine.

Graduating in 1980 from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with a combined MD and PhD in molecular biology and the Elster Award for highest standing in his class, Dr. Phillips completed his residency in internal medicine in New York City at Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (NewYork-Presbyterian) followed by fellowships in cardiology and hypertension at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Phillips is an internationally recognized board-certified cardiologist and expert in hypertension and cardiovascular disease, serving as a principal or co-principal investigator on more than 60 clinical trials in cardiovascular disease. His sources of support for this research included 20 consecutive years of NIH-related funding.

Dr. Phillips has published over 170 peer-reviewed and invited papers, books and book chapters. He is the editor of the textbook “America’s Healthcare Transformation: Strategies and Innovations,” published in 2016 by Rutgers University Press. Dr. Phillips is Hypertension Editor, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension and the Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal.

Prior to joining Houston Methodist, Dr. Phillips was professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School where he was a Senior Vice President and Director of the Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence. Previously, Dr. Phillips was professor of medicine at New York University School of Medicine, chair of the Department of Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital, and professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

Dr. Phillips is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Society of Hypertension and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Phillips is the founding president of the American Population Health Society. Dr. Phillips was elected to the Association of University Cardiologists in 2012. His awards from the American Heart Association (AHA) include the 2010 Heart of Gold Award, the 2013 Torch of Strength Award, and the 2018 Houston AHA Heart Ball Medical Honoree.

Keywords

    Research Area Keywords

  • Heart & Vascular

    Free-text keywords

  • Hypertension

External positions

Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Apr 1 2016 → …

Professor of Clinical and Population Health Research, UMass Graduate School of Biological Sciences

Jan 2006Jun 2013

Attending Physician, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center

Dec 2005Jun 2013

Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Nov 2005 → …

Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Jul 2001 → …

Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine

Jul 2001Dec 2005

Attending Physician, Lenox Hill Hospital

Jan 2001Dec 2005

Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Jan 2001Jun 2001

Associate Attending, Mount Sinai Hospital

Jul 1993Dec 2001

Associate Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Jul 1993Dec 2001

Senior Clinical Assistant, Mount Sinai Hospital

Jul 1991Jun 1993

Assistant Attending Physician, Mount Sinai Hospital

Jul 1986Jun 1991

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Jul 1986Jun 1993

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Hypertension
Concept: Hypertension
Weight: 100%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Blood Pressure
Concept: Blood Pressure
Weight: 75%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Concept: Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Weight: 41%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Antihypertensive Agents
Concept: Antihypertensive Agents
Weight: 32%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
African Americans
Concept: African Americans
Weight: 24%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Concept: Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Weight: 24%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Kidney Diseases
Concept: Kidney Diseases
Weight: 20%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics
Concept: Therapeutics
Weight: 20%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Insulin Resistance
Concept: Insulin Resistance
Weight: 18%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Metoprolol
Concept: Metoprolol
Weight: 16%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
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Journals

Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

ISSNs: 0735-1097

Elsevier

Journal

12

American Journal of Hypertension

ISSNs: 0895-7061

Oxford University Press

Journal

11

Archives of internal medicine

ISSNs: 0003-9926

American Medical Association

Journal

8

Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.)

ISSNs: 1524-6175

Wiley

Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.87 SNIP 0.697

Journal

8

Hypertension

ISSNs: 0194-911X

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1524-4563

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal

7
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Research Institute

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Department of Medicine

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2

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

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1

Department of Surgery

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1
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Mount Sinai Medical Center

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Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS)

External organization: Academic

16

New York University Langone Medical Center

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14

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

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14
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Joseph A. Diamond

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Lawrence R. Krakoff

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30

Jackson T. Wright

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18

George Bakris

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16

Tom Greene

External person

12
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Robert A. Phillips

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