Paul Phillips, MD

Dr. Phillips received his medical degree from the University of Rochester. He completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSD, where he served as chief resident, and a cardiology fellowship jointly at UCSD and Scripps Mercy. His research interests include behavior of coronary stents in complex lesion subsets and toxic muscle reactions to statin and atypical antipsychotic therapies.

Dr. Phillips has served in leadership positions such as director of interventional cardiology at Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Phillips is a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine.

Dr. Phillips is a past recipient of the Ralph P. George Teacher of the Year Award from the housestaff at Scripps Mercy, and he is a Skaggs Scholar at the Scripps Research Institute.

The physician’s office encourages new patient inquiries. Call the office at 619-297-0014.


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, 1999
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1987
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1983

Medical Education

  • University of Rochester School of Medicine, MD, 1980


  • University of California, San Diego, Internal Medicine, 1984


  • University of California, San Diego, Interventional Cardiology, 1987
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Cardiovascular Disease, 1986
  • University of California, San Diego, Cardiovascular Disease, 1984