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Valerie Phillips, RPA-C

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 273-1606

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

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. 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.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Physician Assistant - NCCPA

Education

2001
PA-C | George Washington University Hospital
Physician Assistant

Awards

2001
Alpha Eta Honor Society

Publications

Journal Articles

1/2014
Walker CT, Stone JJ, Jain M, Jacobson M, Phillips V, Silberstein HJ. "The effects of socioeconomic status and race on pediatric neurosurgical shunting." Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery.. 2014 Jan 0; 30(1):117-22. Epub 2013 Jun 30.

1/2013
Stone JJ, Walker CT, Jacobson M, Phillips V, Silberstein HJ. "Revision rate of pediatric ventriculoperitoneal shunts after 15 years." Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics.. 2013 Jan 0; 11(1):15-9. Epub 2012 Oct 26.

2012
Walker CT, Stone JJ, Jacobson M, Phillips V, Silberstein HJ. "Indications for pediatric external ventricular drain placement and risk factors for conversion to a ventriculoperitoneal shunt." Pediatric neurosurgery.. 2012 48(6):342-7. Epub 2013 Aug 13.

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