Dr. Holly Phillips

Dr. Holly Phillips joined the SIGA Board of Directors in June 2021. Dr. Phillips, a Board-Certified General Internist in private practice in Manhattan, gained nationwide recognition as a Senior Medical Contributor for CBS News. For 16 years, at her Upper East Side practice, she has addressed all aspects of internal medicine and has established a broad referral base of specialists across the City’s major hospital systems. Prior to joining CBS News, Dr. Phillips was the Chief Medical Correspondent for CBS2, New York’s local news affiliate. She has also served as an on-air expert and anchor for the nationally syndicated program “The Doctors.” Frequently quoted in print, she has held contributing editor roles for both Prevention and Cosmopolitan. Dr. Phillips is the author of “The Exhaustion Breakthrough,” published by Rodale, a New York Times Digital Bestseller for Health and Wellness. Dr. Phillips holds a B.A. in English from Williams College and a medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. During her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, she was awarded the Letter of Commendation for Outstanding Performance in Women’s Health after spearheading a cancer screening and health maintenance program for residents of the Park Avenue Women’s Shelter. Dr. Phillips is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, and the Independent Doctors Association of New York. Dr. Phillips’ many years of direct patient-facing interactions, broad network of hospital-based and institutional relationships, and communication, broadcast and journalism experience, provide the Board with unique insight into the perspectives of a wide range of stakeholders.
Independent Director