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Valerie Phillips, PAC
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Professional Background

Valerie earned her Master's Degree in Health Sciences at George Washington University in 2001. After graduation, she returned to her hometown of Rochester, NY, where she has spent her entire career as a neurosurgery PA at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She has worked with Dr. Silberst...
Valerie earned her Master's Degree in Health Sciences at George Washington University in 2001. After graduation, she returned to her hometown of Rochester, NY, where she has spent her entire career as a neurosurgery PA at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She has worked with Dr. Silberstein in his pediatric and adult practices since 2009, caring for patients of all ages in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Valerie is active with the board of the Rochester Regional Physician Assistant Association as well as the URMC Physician Assistant Executive Committee. She also enjoys teaching as an adjunct faculty member of the PA program at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Certified Specialties

Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Credentials

Education

MSHS | The George Washington University. Physician Assistant. 2001

BS | SUNY Geneseo. Biology. 1999

Awards

Alpha Eta Honor Society. 2001

Publications

Journal Articles

The effects of socioeconomic status and race on pediatric neurosurgical shunting.

Walker CT, Stone JJ, Jain M, Jacobson M, Phillips V, Silberstein HJ

Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery.. 2014 January 30 (1):117-22. Epub 06/30/2013.

Revision rate of pediatric ventriculoperitoneal shunts after 15 years.

Stone JJ, Walker CT, Jacobson M, Phillips V, Silberstein HJ

Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics.. 2013 January 11 (1):15-9. Epub 10/26/2012.

Indications for pediatric external ventricular drain placement and risk factors for conversion to a ventriculoperitoneal shunt.

Walker CT, Stone JJ, Jacobson M, Phillips V, Silberstein HJ

Pediatric neurosurgery.. 2012 48 (6):342-7. Epub 08/13/2013.

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