There is a significantly less number of black doctors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, who represent their community in the city’s healthcare system. Preston J. Phillips, MD, is one of the few doctors who decided to practice in the town famous for the Greenwood massacre.
As per the City Councilor Jayme Fowler, who recently did a press briefing on behalf of the district in which Saint Francis resides, the shooter, a ‘Black Man,’ entered The South Tulsa hospital with two guns in hand. The shooter allegedly told everyone to clear the hallway and that he was searching for Dr. Preston Phillips, M.D.
“The shooter could not find this physician, and that elicited, you know, his behavior at the shootings,” Fowler told CNN.
Who is Dr. Preston Phillips M.D.?
Dr. Preston Phillips was the main target in Tulsa, OK, Shooting. Dr. Preston Phillips M.D. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in spinal surgery and joint reconstruction. The attacker in the Tulsa, OK, Shooting had personal/ professional issues with Dr. Preston Phillips, M.D.
Confirming our story, Tulsa police chief Wendell Franklin confirmed that the attack was not racist in nature. Tulsa shooter “blamed Dr. Phillips for ongoing pain”, who had operated on the shooter in past.
Is he alive?
According to the reports, Dr. Preston Phillips M.D. was killed in the shooting. The shooter most likely started shooting everywhere and stopped finding Dr. Preston Phillips M.D. in his office before killing himself. The city officials confirmed that four people were killed by the Tulsa shooter.
Dr. Preston Phillips M.D. Wiki Bio
Dr. Phillips currently lives at South Yale Avenue, Tulsa, OK. He specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and oversees many patients daily in the hospital. He was 59 years old when Tulsa Shooter gunned down the black doctor.
Dr. Preston Phillips M.D. Education
Dr. Phillips graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1990. He currently has more than 32 years of experience in the medical field.
He has an advanced degree in pharmacology and organic chemistry from Emory University. He is currently a member of the American Orthopedic Association, Scoliosis Research Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Preston Phillips’s OK State Medical License is expiring in 2023.
Dr. Preston Phillips Career History
Dr. Preston Phillips worked for six hospitals in his career span of 32 years before joining the Saint Francis Hospital in the south of Tulsa.
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Fellowship Hospital — 1996
- Yale-New Haven Hospital, Residency Hospital — 1996
- Yaroslavl Medical Institute and Yale Goodwill Ambassador for Health Care, Fellowship Hospital — 1994
- Harvard Medical School, Medical School — 1990
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Fellowship Hospital — 1986
- Children’s Hospital, Fellowship Hospital — 1986
Dr. Preston Phillips M.D. Wife Children
There is no public information about Dr. Preston Phillips M.D.’s wife and children.
Dr. Preston Phillips M.D. Net Worth
Dr. Preston Phillips M.D. is quite wealthy when it comes to monetary numbers. The Harvard-educated orthopedic surgeon is believed to have a net worth of close to 5 Million USD.