Lara Phillips, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Phone: (215) 955-5890
  • Cell: (615) 972-6581

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Emergency Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

Wilderness Medicine, humanitarian relief, disaster relief, rural medicine, environmental emergencies, in-flight emergencies, critical care, trauma, travel medicine, bites and stings, animal attacks, altitude medicine, poisonings, concussion, neurological emergencies, behavioral health, ophtho


B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MD, Vanderbilt University; FAWM, Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Dr. Phillips is an Clinical Associate Professor of emergency medicine practicing in Philadelphia, PA. She achieved her B.S. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Brain and Cognitive Sciences. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and completed her medical school and Emergency Medicine Residency training at Vanderbilt University. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Wilderness Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) where she spent several months rotating at a high altitude clinic in Nepal and providing disaster relief during the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Since then, she has been practicing full time in a busy Level 1 Trauma center in Center City, Philadelphia. Dr. Phillips also has experience rotating in rural Alaska and South Dakota through the Indian Health Service as well as international experience in Guyana and Nepal. She has assisted with numerous covid initiatives, serving as part of the Regional Congregate Care Assistance Teams during the pandemic. She continues to pursue an academic career by combining patient care and teaching in traditional and non-traditional emergency medicine settings. Please EMAIL Dr. Phillips if interested in her services at [email protected] . Fee schedule also available upon request.