Bradley J. Phillips, MD, Ophthalmologist with his Private Practice

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Bradley J. Phillips, who serves patients in Somerset, New Jersey.

Dr. Phillips is a highly respected and sought-after ophthalmologist who is committed to delivering quality medical and surgical eye care that is tailored to the unique needs of each patient. He has given thousands of patients the gift of clear sight through state-of-the-art refractive surgery, cataract surgery, and general ophthalmology services in Somerset, New Jersey.

Dr. Phillips is currently seeing patients at his private practice – Bradley J. Phillips, MD, LLC – located in Somerset, New Jersey. There, he offers services such as laser vision correction (LASIK or Surface Ablation), laser-assisted or bladeless cataract surgery, and neuro-ophthalmology to Somerset and the surrounding communities. He uses the finest technology and cutting-edge techniques to make treatment safer, quicker, and more comfortable.

Dr. Phillips is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. SUNY Downstate Medical Center is a hospital of the State University of New York system located in the Flatbush neighborhood of central Brooklyn, New York. It is the only academic medical center for health education, research, and patient care serving Brooklyn’s 2.5 million residents.

Dr. Phillips is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). Founded in 1916, the ABO is an independent, nonprofit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists (eye physicians and surgeons) in the United States.

Dr. Phillips holds professional memberships with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Phillips received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from State University of New York Stony Brook College of Medicine. He completed an internship program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and an ophthalmology residency program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Phillips then completed a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship program under the tutelage of Dr. Arthur H. Wolintz – former ophthalmology professor and department chair at SUNY Downstate.

Dr. Phillips earned the respect and admiration of peers and patients alike as an early adopter of the no-stitch and no-needle cataract surgery technique, which shortens recovery time and allows patients to resume work and other activities more quickly after surgery. He was also an early proponent of multifocal and accommodating lenses, which enable patients to see clearly at all distances after cataract surgery without the need for glasses or contacts.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, both methods being used, that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Dr. Phillips is an expert in the diseases, functions and anatomy of the eye. He repairs traumatic injuries to the eye and performs cataract and corneal surgery. His areas of expertise include cataract surgery, refractive surgery, as well as the management and treatment of glaucoma.

Dr. Phillips attributes his success to working hard, having good surgical results, as well as being able to relate to his patients. He is very personable and listens to his patients’ needs and concerns in order to ascertain the best possible treatment. Moreover, his goal is to exceed patients’ expectations of treatment with exceptional service.

In his spare time, Dr. Phillips enjoys playing tennis and cooking.

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