Christopher Phillips MD, CPE, FACS, FCCP, FACC

  • Cardiovascular Surgery - Thoracic Surgery - Surgery

    Christopher Phillips MD, CPE, FACS, FCCP, FACC

    Dr. Christopher Phillips, CPE, FACS, FCCP, FACC, a heart and lung surgeon, is a member of the cardiovascular and thoracic team at Trinity Health and serves as Medical Director of Trinity's Cardiovascular Services.

    Dr. Phillips comes to Minot via the Cleveland Clinic, home of America's #1 ranked heart program. He performs valve repair & replacement, coronary artery bypass surgery, off-pump bypass, atrial fibrillation treatment, lung surgery, and minimal-access (small incision) heart and lung procedures.

    A graduate of Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies, Dr. Phillips served his General Surgery residency at University at Buffalo, NY, and completed his thoracic and cardiovascular surgery fellowship at Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN. He practiced in Jackson, TN, and Great Falls, MT, where he gained a reputation as a leader and innovator in heart & lung care.

    As a staff surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, he taught board fellows and residents operative techniques, clinical skills and management. During his time there, he gained additional expertise in robotic and mini-mitral and aortic valve repair procedures.

    Dr. Phillips is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American College of Cardiology.

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

    Cardiac surgery is a surgery on the heart and great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. It is done often to treat complications of ischemic heart disease, correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease.

    Thoracic Surgery

    Thoracic surgeons treat conditions of the lungs, chest wall, and diaphragm.


    Surgery is a medical specialty engaging in operative techniques on patients, often to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury and to help improve bodily function or appearance

  • Christopher Phillips MD, CPE, FACS, FCCP, FACC - Location and Contact Information

    Christopher Phillips MD, CPE, FACS, FCCP, FACC
    Phone: (701) 857-3655

    Located at:
    Trinity Health Center - West
    101 3rd Ave SW
    Minot, ND 58702

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