Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Elyria Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • General Orthopaedics
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Biography

About Christopher Phillips, PA-C

Christopher Phillips, MPAS, RRT, PA-C is a physician assistant in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery located at both Chestnut Commons Family Health Center and Avon Lake Town Center Family Health Center. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with an Associate's degree in Respiratory Therapy and a Baccalaureate degree in science from Youngstown State University. He later graduated with a Masters' of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine. 

Chris began his orthopaedic career at Mercy Health Systems in 2005 working in both the outpatient clinic and surgery. He continued his practice at the Toledo Clinic (Toledo, OH) from 2010-2013 before joining the Cleveland Clinic in the summer of 2013. He continues his practice seeing patients with general joint issues both independently and alongside orthopedic surgeons. 

Christopher is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and a member of the Ohio Association of Physician Assistants. 
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2013

Education & Fellowships

Graduate - University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Omaha, NE USA
2007

Undergraduate - Cuyahoga Community College
Physician Assistant
Cleveland, OH USA
2005

Undergraduate - Youngstown State University
Allied Health
Youngstown, OH USA
2000

Undergraduate - Bowling Green State University
Respiratory Care Technology
Bowling Green, OH USA
1999

Certifications

  • Physician Assistant

Specialty Interests

General Orthopaedics

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

230 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.5
Time Spent with Patient 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019

Dr Phillips was awesome..... he knew exactly what to do and took care of me. he is definitely a keeper...i will use him again and will most definitely refer people to him

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019

great Dr listens to problem

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2019

My care provider has always listened to me describe my pain and symptoms. He is very knowledgeable and kind, courteous with excellent professionalism. I have always gotten better under his care and instructions. I think he is an excellent provider who listens!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2019

He could be the best Clinic provider I have worked with. Great attitude and that flowed over to his work and patient care.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2018

When I first came in, I was grouchy, just because I'd had a hectic morning. I was somewhat rude to the front desk staff. They were very patient and respectful with me in response. The doctor also likewise very kind and treated me like a person who deserved to be heard, even though I was rambling and not very focused in my questions. I left there feeling grateful that everyone had treated me with great care even though I had walked in with a terrible, demanding attitude, treating everyone like servants. Very professional office. The doctor and staff helped me greatly, and now I am free of pain that I'd been experiencing since last April. I am very grateful for their care.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2018

Dr. Phillips is extremely professional, thorough and takes his time addressing all of my concerns. i am so very blessed to have him as my ortho knee shot and ortho knee prescription doctor. This last time I asked for a different prescription which he immediately called in to my pharmacy. There was trouble getting it filled (insurance said wouldn't pay since it was over $1,500) and Dr. Phillips was right on top of it with the pharmacy and I got what I needed. Now there's a dic who is proficient and truly cares about his patient's welfare! Clev Clinic is very fortunate to have him as part of their team! And Dr. Phillips has never waivered in practicing his brand of patient care. Never once since I've been seeing him fir over 3 years! Hang on to that doctor! He represents Clev Clinic extremely well!! I am truly grateful and appreciative he is MY ortho doctor. I can't say enough accolades about him! Seriously!!!

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018

Very impressived with how quickly I was seen as well as how quickly my x-rays were available for my doctor's appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018

Was in exam room earlier than my appt. time. Did not have to wait more than a couple of minutes for the doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2018

The experience with the doctor was excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2018

very helpful for provider and staff

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

Dr. Phillips diagnosed me and provided me with excellent care. He relieved me of my pain.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

I had an excellent experience with the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Phillips.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

Karen at the Elyria Chestnut Commons facility was very thoughtful and went above and beyond to help me get an appointment with Dr. Phillips. I am very grateful.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2018

nobody was at the registration/check in desk. checked in using computers . dr Chris is awesome. I will continue to see him for any orthopedic issues I have ! thank you Dr christoper philips for all you do and for taking such great care of me.!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2018

Dr philips is awesome and all his nursing staff is as well. thank you all for all you do for your patients

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2018

christopher Phillips was able to diagnose and provide answers to an issue that 2 other doctors were not. I truly appreciate him for being knowledgeable and taking the time to investigate my issue. After a year and a half of pain, I am finally on track to a resolution!!!

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

Would like a little more time at the appointment with this provider, otherwise great.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

Dr. Phillips was very helpful and easy to talk to. it was a very good appointment.

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