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Jennifer Phillips, DPM


Jennifer Phillips, DPM

Professional Biography

Dr. Phillips is a Kansas City native. She has been in private practice in Podiatric Medicine since 2004. Dr. Phillips completed her surgical residency at the Medical Center of Independence and was trained in reconstructive foot surgery. Dr. Phillips is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is Board Certified in Foot Surgery. She specializes in treating all conditions of the foot including heel pain, sports medicine and injuries, bunions, neuromas, toe pain, warts, fungal nails, ingrown toenails, diabetic foot care, ankle pain, and skin conditions of the foot and ankle.

When out of the office, Dr. Phillips enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 kids, and her dogs. She spends her free time golfing, walking, reading, boating, and spending time at her kids’ various sport events/games.


Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 1997
Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry

Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA 2002
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine,

Medical Center of Independence, Independence, MO 2004
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency

Activities and Organizations

  • Kansas Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Diplomat- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American Diabetes Association

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Emeline F.
Merriam, KS
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Jessica M.
Kansas City, MO
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Lee’s Summit, MO
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Sharon R
Merriam, KS

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