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Katharine A. Phillips, MD

Specialities and Expertise

  • General Psychiatry, Body dysmorphic disorder, olfactory reference disorder, OCD

Affiliations

  • DeWitt Wallace Senior Scholar and Professor of Psychiatry
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Attending Psychiatrist
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Albert Medical School of Brown University

Education

  • Residency: Psychiatry, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Clinical Fellowship: Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Research Fellowship: Psychiatry, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry

Select Awards, Achievements and Publications

  • Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, 2019-present (Distinguished Fellow, 2003-2019)
  • Fellow, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2010-present
  • Research Mentor Award, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2001, 2007, and 2015
  • Best Doctors in America (National Edition), 2001-2003, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2014, 2015-2016, 2017-2019, 2019-2020
  • Special Presidential Commendation (for research on body dysmorphic disorder), American Psychiatric Association, 2004
  • Over 340 publications in scientific journals and books
  • Over 600 international, national, and local presentations for professions, most on body dysmorphic disorder