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    Heidi Phillips

    Associate Professor, Veterinary Clinical Medicine

    Address and Contact Information

    1008 Hazelwood
    Urbana
    2001 S Lincoln
    Urbana, IL  61802

    Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York (1993-1997)
    •  Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris, Summa Cum Laude,  University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1997-2001)
    • Residency in Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine Department of Clinical Studies- Small Animal Surgery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2002-2005)
    • Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, epartment of Clinical Studies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2001-2002)

    Professional Certifications

    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (2006)

     

    Industry Positions

    Small Animal Surgeon and Founder,  Allegheny Veterinary Surgery, LLC, Allegheny Veterinary Emergency Trauma and Specialty, Monroeville, Pennsylvania (2005-2007)

     

    Academic Positions

    • Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Veterinary Clinical Medicine- Small Animal Surgery, Urbana, Illinois (2018 - present)

    • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Veterinary Clinical Medicine- Small Animal Surgery, Urbana, Illinois (2012 - 2018)
    • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Studies- Small Animal Surgery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2009-2012)
    • Director, Small Animal Surgery Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine,Department of Clinical Studies- Small Animal Surgery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2008-2012)
    • Assistant Director, Renal Transplant Program, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Studies- Small Animal Surgery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2007-2012)
    • Staff Veterinarian, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Studies- Small Animal Surgery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2007-2009)

     

     

     

    Academic Interests

    Dr. Phillips' current areas of clinical research interest include microvascular tissue transfer surgery, reconstructive surgery, and urogenital surgery, including feline and canine ureteral surgery

    Selected Publications

    • Phillips H, Holt D.  Surgical revision of the urethral stoma following perineal urethrostomy in 11 cats (1998- 2004).  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc; 42: 218- 222, 2006.
    • Trotman, TK, Phillips H, King LK, Fordyce H, Giger U, Morris DO.  Treatment of severe adverse cutaneous drug reactions with human intravenous immunoglobulin in 2 dogs.  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc; 42: 312-320, 2006.
    • Phillips H, Boothe DM, Shofer F, Davidson JS, Bennett RA.  In vitro elution studies of amikacin and cefazolin from polymethylmethacrylate.   Vet Surg; 36: 272-278, 2007.
    • Phillips H, Aronson LR.  Use of end-to-side arterial and venous anastomosis techniques for renal transplantation in two dogs.  J Am Vet Med Assoc; 240(3), 298-303, 2012.

    Book Chapters:

    • Phillips H, Aronson LR: Principles of vascular surgery.  In Tobias KT, et al (ed): Small Animal Surgical Practice, Elsevier Saunders, 2011.
    •  Aronson LR, Phillips H: Renal transplantation.  In Tobias KT, et al (ed): Small Animal Surgical Practice, Elsevier Saunders, 2011.
    • Phillips H: Urinary tract trauma.  In Monnet E (ed): Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2012.
    •  Phillips H:  Complications of pancreatic surgery.  In Hamaide A (ed): Complications in Small Animal Surgery, in progress 2012.

     

    Honors and Awards

    • Veterinary Medical Student Government Faculty Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania, presented by the Class of 2012
    • Veterinary Medical Student Government Intern Teaching Award,  University of Pennsylvania, presented by the Class of 2002
    • The 1930 Class Prize in Surgery
    • Phi Zeta National Honor Society
    • William R. Goldman Foundation Scholarship
    • Coult Scholarship
    • Jack L. Billhardt Dean’s Scholarship
    • Food Animal Fellowship
    • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
    • Dean’s List University of Pennsylvania

     

    Selected Service Activities

    • Educational Program Committee for the Penn Annual Conference (2011-2012)
    • Electronic Medical Record Core Team Committee (2011-2012)
    • Member, Steering Committee: Rewards and Recognition Subcommittee (2011-2012)
    • Member, Anesthesia Lean Process Committee (2010)
    • Member, Intern Selection Committee (2009-2012)
    • Member, Innovations in Teaching Committee: Clinical Subcommittee (2009-2012)
    • Member, VHUP Committee on Veterinary Community Relations (2009-2012)
    • Member, Radiology Search Committee (2008-2009)

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