Dr. J. William (Bill) Phillips received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine here in Columbia, SC, after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology from The Citadel in Charleston. He completed a residency and internship in internal medicine at University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, where he completed fellowships in both cardiology (as the Chief Cardiology Fellow) and interventional cardiology. Dr. Phillips is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, and internal medicine, and he also performs Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). His professional affiliations include the American College of Cardiology, American Medical Association, Columbia Medical Society, ACP/ASIM. He has authored dozens of abstracts, manuscripts and presentations, and serves on the USC School of Medicine Alumni Board.