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Dr. Phillip Price

General Surgery
Columbus, OH
33 years experience

Locations

Office

Columbus, OH

Address

750 Mt Carmel Mall, Suite 200, Columbus, OH
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About

Bio

Phillip D. Price, M.D. is a board certified surgeon with Mid Ohio Surgical Associates.He serves as medical director of cancer services for Mount Carmel Health West Hospital and as the American College of Surgeons Cancer Liason Physician for Mt Carmel Health System in Central Ohio. In 1995 He started the Bariatric Surgery Program at Mt Carmel which is now designated as a center of excellence. He has been a pioneer in the field of advanced laparoscopic surgery. He earned his undergraduate degree from Capital University and his doctorate of medicine degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Price completed his residency at Mount Carmel Health. Dr. Price has published numerous papers on bariatric procedures and laparoscopic procedures and is active in the medical community. He has received awards as an educator from several medical schools as well as the surgical residency where he is an instructor. Dr Price has been voted by his peers as the top physician in his field in central ohio on several occassions. Dr Price is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and holds memberships in the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and many others. In his free time, Dr. Price is active in scouts and sports with his three busy sons.

Specialties
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General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
99 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Need more info: There are to many causes and locations in the body for edema for any meaningful answer to your question.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Why is it low.: This is an impossible question to answer without more information. How low is it, how old are you, has a physician figured out why it is low, what... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Multiple Ways: A nissen is wraping the loose upper portion of the stomach around the lower esophagus to reinforce the valve that is located there to prevent reflux f... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Impossible: There is absolutely no way that could be an outpatient surgery. I would be curious to know who gave you the bad information. Sometimes nurses or test... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
May be covered: If you are having medical problems because of the loose skin you may be eligible for medicaid/medicare. Many people will have skin breakdown and irrit... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Get evaluated now!: It is impossible to know the cause of your swallowing difficulty without evaluation. It may be something easily treated with medication or endoscopy o... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
When wt loss stops: It is not so much waiting for the skin to "firm up" as it is waiting for the wt. Loss to stop. Your skin is elastic and will "firm up" as you lose wt.... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Be careful: It depends on the drug. Getting off some just will make you miserable. Stopping some cold turkey can kill you. Check with your doctor before stopping ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Surgery and ? chemo: The first step is to remove the tumor and lymph nodes to see if tumor has spread to these. Since you know it is stage iii this must have already be do... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Slower wt loss: Of the 3 bariatric surgeries performed commonly in the US, lap band is the least effective. Both gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy have better res... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Maybe wt loss: The majority of patients with osa are obese. If you are, wt loss will frequently improve or cure the disease. This is one of the areas where bariatric... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
What kind of fistula: If you want a meaningful answer to this question you will need to say what type of fistula (where it is) and if you know what caused it. A fistula is ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Slower growing: Carcinoid tumors can occur throughout the intestine and may act in a malignant fashion and spread to lymph nodes and other organs. They tend to grow m... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Have cyst followed: Odds are your pancreatitis was caused by stones from your gallbladder so having it removed will likely prevent another episode. The cyst you developed... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Serious: The successful treatment of esophageal cancer frequently requires surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. If it has not spread it is still potentially cu... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Time: Most spider bites cause only a small local allergic reaction. If this is all it is some anitbiotic ointment a bandaid and time (1 to 2 days) and it sh... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Price
General Surgery 33 years experience
Start Simple First: Most individuals with reflux > 90% can control it with lifestyle change (lose wt, dietary, avoid nicotine). Some require medication such as Prilosec o... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Price is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Price is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have a hiatal hernia that I just found out about, thx for the info.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you the information was most helpful and easily understood.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for being on line to give answers to hard questions

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1989MD
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