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Nileena Philip, MD

Nileena Philip, MD

East
6340 Barnes Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80922

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Phone: 1-719-257-7050


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