Adrienne A. Phillips, M.D., M.P.H.

Adrienne A. Phillips, M.D., M.P.H. Specialties: Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology

Adrienne A. Phillips, M.D., M.P.H.
Specialties: Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
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520 East 70th Street
Starr Pavilion, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021

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  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
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About Adrienne A. Phillips, M.D., M.P.H.

Adrienne A. Phillips, M.D., M.P.H. is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Associate Attending Physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Phillips cares for patients with all types of hematologic malignancies (blood cancers) with a special interest in treating lymphoma patients requiring stem cell transplantation, and reducing cancer disparities by improving outcomes among underserved and minority populations, especially among Latino and Caribbean-Americans.

Dr. Phillips received her undergraduate B.A. and medical degree with honors from Brown University. She received her M.P.H. from Harvard University. She then received her internal medicine training at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, where she also completed her fellowship in Hematology and Oncology. At Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, Dr. Phillips specializes in treating patients with HTLV-Related Adult T-Cell Leukemia Lymphoma (ATLL) through stem cell transplantation. She is also involved in clinical and translational research specifically dedicated to finding cures for ATLL, and has developed the largest database of patients with ATLL in New York. Dr. Phillips serves as principal investigator of several clinical trials that explore novel therapies for this disease. Her research has been presented nationally and internationally. She has co-authored numerous publications in journals such as Cancer, Journal of Blood Medicine, and Leukemia and Lymphoma. She has also served as an oncology consultant in Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America in order to share cancer treatment best practices, train physicians, and provide updates and recommendations based on recent advances in the field.

In recognition of her achievements, Dr. Phillips is the recipient of the American Society of Hematology's prestigious Harold Amos Medical Faculty Career Development Award, The Network Journal's "40 Under 40" Achievement Award, and she has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show. She is also a journal reviewer for Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital


  • Bone Marrow Disorder

  • Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplants

  • Bone Marrow Transplantation

  • Hematologic Malignancy

  • Leukemia

  • Lymphoma

  • Sickle Cell Disease

  • Stem Cell Transplant

  • Stem Cell Transplantation


  • Degrees: Brown University
  • Degrees: Brown University School of Medicine
  • Degrees: Harvard University

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish