One of the victims of a mass shooting at Tulsa’s Saint Francis Hospital was a doctor with a reputation for helping people all over the world.
— BY, NIGEL ROBERTS | BET
Dr. Preston Phillips, 59, who was a specialist in spinal surgery and joint reconstruction, graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1990. He also earned advanced degrees in organic chemistry and pharmacology, as well as theology from Emory University. Well regarded within the medical community, he received his training in spinal operations at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
”He was an exemplary surgeon and individual who represented all that is best in Orthopedics. He was always devoted to his patients and a remarkable role model for residents and fellows,” said Dr. Edward K. Rodriguez, chief of the orthopedics department at BIDMC told local Boston station WFXT.