Charles Phillips, MD, MSHP

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Charles Phillips, MD, MSHP, is an attending physician with the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN


Pediatrics - Vanderbilt University, Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital, Nashville, TN


 Pediatrics - Vanderbilt University, Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital, Nashville, TN (Chief Resident)


Pediatric Hematology-Oncology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA (Chief Fellow)
Research Fellow, Pediatric Hospital Epidemiology and Outcomes Training (PHEOT) Program - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification


Graduate Degree

Master of Science in Health Policy Research - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Instructor, Division of Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Phillips, CA., Bailer, J., Foster, E., Dogan, P., Flaherty, P., Baniewicz, D., Smith, E., Reilly, A., and Freedman, J. Implementation of an automated pediatric malnutrition screen using anthropometric measurements in the electronic health record. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Published online 10/5/18. DOI: 10.1016/j.jand.2018.07.014. PMID: 30297315

Phillips, CA., Barz Leahy, A., Li, Y., Schapira, M., Bailey, L., and Merchant, R. The relationship between state-level Google online search volume and cancer incidence in the United States: a retrospective study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018 Jan; 20(1):e6 DOI: 10.2196/jmir.8870. PMID: 29311051


Broman, KK., Kensinger, C., Phillips, C., Fesseh, B., Fill, M., Borges, N., Mathisen, J., Allen, D., Land, E., and Patel, N. Characterizing the Clamor: An In-Depth Analysis of Inpatient Paging Communication. Academic Medicine. 2016 Jul; 91(7):1015-21. PMID: 26910895

Awards and Honors

2013, Housestaff Clinical Teaching Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2011, David R Freedy Memorial Award, Awarded to a graduating student from Vanderbilt Medical School by his peers “whose character, integrity, and courage provide an inspiration to others.”

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2018, Ad Hoc Reviewer, npj Digital Medicine
2016, Ad Hoc Reviewer, JAMA Pediatrics

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017-present, Data Steward
2016-present, Team Leader, Oncology Nutrition Quality Improvement Project
2016-present, Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Health, University of Pennsylvania
2016-present, Associate Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
2015-2018, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


2015-present, Children’s Oncology Group


2017-present, Pennsylvania Medical Society
2011-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
 - 2017-present, Section on Hematology/Oncology