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Nicholas A. Phillips, DO

Specializing in Shoulder Replacement, Elbow, Hand and Upper Extremity
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About Nicholas A. Phillips, DO

Specializing in Shoulder Replacement, Elbow, Hand and Upper Extremity

Dr. Nicholas A. Phillips is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship-trained in upper extremity surgery involving the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand.

Dr. Phillips graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He was enrolled at St. Bonaventure University from 2003 through 2005 with an athletic baseball scholarship and played Division I baseball for the St. Bonaventure Bonnies.

Dr. Phillips graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then completed an orthopaedic residency at Mercy Health in Youngstown Ohio. He continued his training with a fellowship in upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Hamot.

During his residency through Mercy Health, he trained in general orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine, joint replacement, spine surgery, foot and ankle surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, trauma fracture care, and arthroscopic surgery.

He continues to attend continuing medical education courses yearly and has been a valued Team Physician for LaSalle University.

In October 2021, Dr. Phillips and his wife welcomed their first daughter.

More About Nicholas A. Phillips, DO

Training & Education

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Fellowship, Hand & Upper Extremity
  • Mercy Health Residency, Youngtown Ohio
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Medical School
  • Slippery Rock University, B.S., Biological Sciences
  • St. Bonaventure University, Studied Biological Sciences

Common Conditions & Procedures

  • Total Shoulder Replacement/Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic: Rotator Cuff Repair, Biceps Tenodesis
  • Operative and Nonoperative: Humerus, Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Fractures
  • Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Syndrom
  • Tendon Lacerations: Hand and Wrist
  • Golfer and Tennis Elbow Treatment
  • Osteoarthritis: Hand and Elbow
  • Cyst/Mass Removal
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture

Note: Dr. Phillips will see pediatric patients starting at age 5 and up.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Hospital Affiliations

  • Hackensack Meridian Health: JFK University Medical Center
  • Hackensack Meridian Health: Ocean University Medical Center
  • Hackensack Meridian Health: Raritan Bay Medical Center
  • CentraState Healthcare: Atlantic Health
  • Northern Monmouth Regional Surgery Center
  • Surgical Institute of Neptune


  • Dr. Phillips will be seeing patients in Edison, Red Bank, and Brick Township, NJ.

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Orthopaedic Institute Brielle Orthopaedics relentlessly pursues better orthopedic care by hiring doctors with unparalleled expertise, employing cutting edge technology, and spending actual time listening to our patients so we can better understand their goals.

We can say with integrity that OIBO is relentlessly pursuing better care.

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OIBO aims to create a center of orthopedic excellence in Central New Jersey through the application of innovation cutting-edge orthopaedic technology, through uncommon expertise, and through a genuine patient-over-profit approach.

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OIBO is a proud part of OrthoNJ

As orthopaedic care has become more corporate and transactional, OrthoNJ prioritizes exceptional doctor/patient relationships. As part of OrthoNJ, we harness the power to put patients first. How do we do it? Through the relentless pursuit of better care.

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