Dr. Philip joins LPG Primary Care, Newport

September 21, 2020

Melvin Philip, MD

NEWPORT, R.I. – Newport Hospital and Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. announce that Melvin Philip, MD, has joined Lifespan Physician Group Primary Care, Newport at its offices at 50 Memorial Boulevard.

Dr. Philip is board-certified in internal medicine and has additional specialty training in palliative and hospice care. He is accepting all patients.

Dr. Philip received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine, Bridgetown, Barbados and completed his residency in internal medicine and primary care. He was named Resident of the Year at the Connecticut Institute for Communities, Danbury Hospital. He went on to complete his fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine in palliative and hospice care, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Queens.

Dr. Philip is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Dr. Philip welcomes new patients and can be reached at 401-606-4510.

Richard Salit

Senior Public Relations Officer
The Miriam Hospital, Newport Hospital, Gateway Healthcare