Alfred J. Phillips DPM, FACFAS is a Board-certified foot and ankle surgeon with more than 30 years of experience. Dr. Phillips received his undergraduate degree from St. Lawrence University before receiving his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from Temple University. He completed a three-year residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at HCA Doctors Hospital/Northlake Regional Medical Center in Atlanta, G.A. Over the course of his career, Dr. Phillips has treated patients at hospitals throughout New England. The majority of this time was spent actively training podiatric surgical residents at Carney Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, and, most recently, St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Brighton, Mass. Dr. Phillips has also served as the Chief of the Podiatry Division for Optima Health/Catholic Medical Center, Cambridge Health Alliance and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. He has served as president of the Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Association and has been a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association; New Hampshire Podiatric Medical Association; Podiatric Institute; American Board of Podiatric Surgery; and American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Phillips is Board-certified in foot surgery and rearfoot/ankle reconstructive surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. As a member of the Podiatry Institute, Dr. Phillips has lectured locally and nationally on foot surgery to podiatry and orthopedic surgeons and is actively involved in research projects. He contributed to the McGlamry Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Textbook 5th Edition on Achilles Tendon Disorders. His clinical interests include treatment of painful flatfeet, osteoarthritis of the foot and ankle, diabetic foot reconstruction and limb salvage, revisional foot surgery, and sports injuries of the foot and ankle. When he’s not working, Dr. Phillips can be found hiking or taking long walks with his wife, Christine, and their dog, Maevie. He also enjoys birdwatching, kayaking, and watching his three children grow into independent young adults.