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Nileena Philip, MD

Nileena Philip, MD

4.8 out of 5 (38 patient ratings)


East
6340 Barnes Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80922

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Phone: 1-719-522-1133


Our medical group has proudly served the Pikes Peak region for over 70 years!

Nileena Philip, MD, joined the Optum-East team in March of 2020. Dr. Philip earned her medical degree from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center in Kerala, India, followed by an Internal Medicine residency at St. Mary’s Hospital in St. Louis Missouri and a patient safety fellowship at the University of Florida Health in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Philip is passionate about providing the best patient care possible with an emphasis on patient safety and quality and sustainable health outcomes. When Dr. Philip is not seeing patients, she enjoys travel, camping, nature walks, reading, self-help, music, cozy time with family and friends.

Education

2016 – 2017 Patient Safety Fellowship University of FloridaJacksonville, FL
2013 – 2016 Internal Medicine ResidencySSM Healthcare – St. Mary’s Hospital St. Louis, MO
2012 – 2013Internal Medicine ExternshipSSM Healthcare – St. Mary’s Hospital St. Louis, MO
2010 – 2011Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, General Surgery and Ob-Gyn InternshipAmrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research CenterKerala, India
2005 – 2011 BA Medicine & Surgery Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research CenterKerala, India

Experience

2020 – PresentInternal Medicine Physician Optum Colorado Springs, CO
2019 – 2020Medical Director of Informatics Quality & Process ImprovementSSM HEALTHCARESt. Louis, MO
2017 – 2020Primary Care PhysicianSSM HEALTHCARESt. Louis, MO
2016 – 2017Internal Medicine Physician University of Florida Health Jacksonville, FL

Professional Memberships

  • Physician Medical License- State of Colorado
  • Internal Medicine Board Certified 2018
  • USMLE Step 1 (2012), Step 2 CK and CS (2012), Step 3 (2015

PATIENT COMMENTS

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10/5/2022
She is very friendly and compassionate about her patient.
10/13/2022
She is personable and thorough.
10/7/2022
Dr. Philip illegible visit very careful.
10/15/2022
very attentive
10/21/2022
Dr. Philip is very informative, really listens.
10/12/2022
Because she is a very good physician and she is concerned about my health and I'm satisfied with her as my physician.
8/12/2022
Very knowledgeable!
8/19/2022
Dr. Philip is very informative about answering my questions.
8/19/2022
Same as 1st ?.
7/8/2022
She is very caring and answers questions without making me feel rushed
8/19/2022
N/A.
9/2/2022
Understanding of the patient’s medical history and medications prior to and during the appointment with integration into current issues and differential was disappointing.
9/30/2022
She presents as a capable and concerned physician. She keeps track of the issues, follows up on referrals, and discusses changes to meds based on lab results. She reviews and compares previous notes so that issues of concern are not overlooked.
10/5/2022
She is very friendly and compassionate about her patient.
8/17/2022
She seems to know her stuff but was quite rushed to get to the next patient. She is not the only one I’ve visited who was like that. Totally not her fault.
8/16/2022
Very professional and courteous throughout my visit. Explained meds, precautions and treatments.
9/23/2022
Common care for face problems, skin, worked right away! Amazing. (After, 1 YEAR, A SKIN DOCTOR; NO HELP).
8/26/2022
She take very good care of me.
7/10/2022
Nileena Philip is efficient and willing to listen to any questions I have.
8/30/2022
Time with Dr. - she is always a bit rushed as her scheduled seems packed....but time with her is usually productive
8/11/2022
Personable listens recommends according to what she hears you say.
9/2/2022
She addressed my questions.
8/17/2022
She is very through and listens to the patient.
8/19/2022
She is so caring and thoughtful. I already have recommended her to friends.
8/12/2022
Very caring doctor.
8/17/2022
I was impressed with her professionalism and care.
7/7/2022
Dr. Philip was very through and follow thru as far as getting to my health problems.
8/22/2022
Thorough exam and diagnosis.
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