Dr. Phillips was born and raised in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. He graduated high school in the Twin Cities and earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. After completing college, Dr. Phillips worked at Land O’ Lakes in the chemistry lab for a year and then began his journey through podiatric medical school in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Phillips attended the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (now known as Kent state University College of podiatric medicine) earning his doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM) degree. Dr. Phillips completed his three year podiatric surgical residency at Louis Stokes VA Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. During his residency, he met his future wife to be, Mary. He moved back to Minnesota in the summer of 2014 along with Mary. He began practicing at White Bear foot and Ankle Clinic in September, 2014. In his free time, Dr. Phillips enjoys being outdoors to hunt, fish and snowmobile, as well as spending time with his wife, twin daughters, family and friends.