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Paducah Rheumatology is a physician based practice dedicated to the treatment of arthritis and connective tissue diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, scleroderma, gout, vasculitis, and other inflammatory disorders. Many exciting new therapies are available for autoimmune diseases!
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Dr. Chris Phillips
Dr. Phillips did his undergraduate work at Furman University in Greenville SC, medical school at USC in Columbia SC, and did his internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis MO.
He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and founded Paducah Rheumatology in 2010. Dr. Phillips is a member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and serves as chair of the ACR’s Insurance Subcommittee as well as serving on the ACR’s Committee on Rheumatologic Care (CORC). He is originally from Fairmont WV, and he and his wife Katherine enjoy spending time with their three boys and golden doodle. In his spare time, he competes both domestically and internationally in triathlon, competing in several world championship events as part of USA Triathlon Team USA.
Jessica Frizzell, PA-C
Jessica Frizzell, PA-C received a Bachelors of Science in biology from Murray State University. After completing her undergraduate work, she attended the Bethel College PA Program in Makenzie, TN where she earned her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies in 2007.
She is nationally certified by the NCCPA. She has worked in various fields of primary care since graduation and has experience in family medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, and urgent care. She is a member of the Association of Rheumatology Professionals and American Academy of Physician Assistants. She resides in Hickman County where she, her husband, and three children live on a small farm. She enjoys spending time with her family and is a UK Wildcat fan.