Sandstone (Gateway Clinic) Info
Dr. Phillips sees patients:
- Fri (1st, 3rd & 4th Fri of the month) – 8am to 4:30pm
Dr. Johnson sees patients:
- Fri (2nd Fri of the month) – 8am to 4:30pm
Christopher Phillips, DPM
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.
Melanie Johnson, DPM
Dr. Melanie Johnson is originally from Youngstown, Ohio. She attended John Carroll University in Univeristy Heights, Ohio where she majored in Biology and English. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Dr. Johnson attended the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (now known as Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine) earning her doctor of podiatric medicine degree (DPM) in 2010. Dr. Johnson completed her three year podiatric surgical residency at Louis Stokes VA Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Additionally, Dr. Johnson completed another year of training post-residency focusing on Infectious Disease and wound care. In early 2016, Dr. Johnson moved to Minnesota to be closer to family. In her free time, she enjoys reading, photography and spending time with her husband, daughter and dog Sadie.
About White Bear Foot & Ankle
The podiatric physicians and staff of White Bear Foot and Ankle Clinic are dedicated to using the latest research and most advanced technology to deliver exceptional podiatric care to people throughout the Twin Cities area. It’s our goal to get you back on your feet quickly and easily. Our services include diagnostic examinations, relief for foot and ankle pain, fitting for orthodics, physical therapy referrals, and podiatric surgery. Visit our Sandstone foot clinic, where our friendly, experienced podiatrists will help you get back on your feet again.