Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

George Phillips, MD


Director of Resident Continuity Clinics
Chief, Primary Care Sports Medicine Services
Director of Child Advocacy
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics  - General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Clinical Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health

Contact Information

Primary Office: 2615 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-353-7132



BA, Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
MD, Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina
MBA, University of Iowa Tippie School of Management, Iowa City, Iowa

Residency, Categorical Pediatrics, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky
Fellowship, Primary Care Sports Medicine, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Board of Medicine, Permanent Medical License
American Board of Pediatrics, Qualifications in Sports Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

All Publications

Roberts R, Roberts M, Murph J, Phillips G, Sheehan W.  Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Episodic Symptoms and Treatment.  Plural Publishing;  2011.

Phillips G.  Wrist injury -- softball.  Med Sci Sport Exer.  2011. 

Rausch C, Phillips G.  Examination of Cardiovascular Screening in Current HIgh School Preparticipation Evaluation Forms.  J Pediatr.  2009. 155:584-587.

Yang J, Phillips G, Xiang H, Allareddy V, Heiden E, Peek-Asa C.  Hospitalizations for Sport-Related Concussions in US Children Aged 5 to 18 Years During 2000-2004.  Br J Sports Med.  2008. 42:664-669.

Phillips G.  ACL Injuries in the Pediatric Athlete.  Scorecard.  2008 January. 

Phillips G.  The Female Athlete Triad -- Tips for Recognition and Prevention.  Scorecard.  2007 May. 

Phillips G.  Glutamine: The "Non-essential" Amino Acid for Performance Enhancement.  Curr Sports Med Rep.  2007. 6(4):265-268.

Yang J, Peek-Asa C, Allareddy V, Phillips G, Zhang Y, Cheng G.  Patient and Hospital Characteristics Associated with Length of Stay and Hospital Charges for Pediatric Sports-Related Injury Hospitalizations in the United State, 2000-2003.  Pediatrics.  2007. 119(4):e813-e820.

Phillips G.  What is Primary Care Sports Medicine?.  Scorecard (Community Education Publication of the University of Iowa Sports Medicine Center).  2006 August. 

Phillips G.  Head and neck injury -- football.  Med Sci Sport Exer.  2006. 38(5):S132-S133.

Phillips G.  Medications, Supplements, and Ergogenic Drugs.  Elsevier.  2006. 

Phillips G.  Sports-Related Concussion: From the Sidelines to the Office.  EPSDT Care for Kids Newsletter.  2006. 13(3):1-4.

Phillips G.  Adolescent Medicine.  McGraw-Hill.  2005. 

Scott J, Phillips G.  Erythropoietin in Sports: A New Look at an Old Problem.  Curr Sports Med Rep.  2005. 4:224-226.

Phillips G.  Medicolegal Issues and Ergogenic Aids: Trade, Tragedy, and Public Safety, the Example of Ephedra and the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.  Curr Sports Med Rep.  2004. 3:224-228.

Phillips G, Armsey T.  Leg injury -- dance.  Med Sci Sport Exer.  2003. 35(5):S60.

Phillips G.  Childhood obesity, hyperinsulinemia are risk factors for Syndrome X.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2002. 7(6):67-68.

Hosey R, Phillips G.  Exercise-induced anaphylaxis: Diagnosis and management.  International SportMed Journal.  2002. 3(2).

Phillips G.  Increasing Physician Comfort in Screening for Intimate Partner Violence.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2002. 8(2):21.

Phillips G, Barton L.  Resident burnout and patient care.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2002. 7(6):65-66.

Phillips G, Armsey T, Hosey R.  Upper extremity swelling -- weightlifting.  Med Sci Sports Exer.  2002. 34(5):S44.

Phillips G.  Use of NSAIDs by Student Athletes.  AAP Grand Rounds.  2002. 8(1):6.

Lader A, Smith R, Phillips G, McNamee J, Abel F.  Distribution of coronary arterial capacitance in a canine model.  J Appl Physiol.  1998. 84(3):954-962.

Starr R, Lader A, Phillips G, Stroman C, Abel F.  Direct action of endotoxin on cardiac muscle.  Shock.  1995. 3(5):380-384.

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