Professor of Dermatology
Boston University School of Medicine
Dr Phillips is Professor of Dermatology at Boston University School of Medicine and directs the Dermatology Department Wound Healing Clinic at Boston Medical Center. She is also on staff at Skincare Physicians of Chestnut Hill.
Tania Phillips completed her medical training at Guys Hospital Medical School, University of London, England. During this time she also did an intercalated B.Sc., Honours Program in physiology and immunology. After becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians, Dr. Phillips trained in Dermatology at the London Hospital and also had an appointment at St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin. She later became a Dermatology Fellow at Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School, where she helped to pioneer the use of cultured keratinocyte skin substitutes and “artificial skin” in the treatment of skin wounds.
Dr. Phillips is an international expert in wound healing, particularly in the use of cultured skin and skin substitutes, skin aging and general dermatology. She has won numerous awards and prizes including the Venous Research Award of the American Venous Forum and the Young Investigator Award of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She has lectured as numerous national and international meetings and is on the editorial board of several journals. She served as a panel member of the FDA General and Plastic Surgery Devices Advisory Committee for many years.
She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Dermatologic Society and the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care. She is past president of the New England Dermatologic Society. Dr. Phillips has co-authored three books and over 250 scientific publications.